Gambling News 17th December, 2016

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PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT ENTERS CORRUPTION ROW (Update)

17th December, 2016 at 17:02:37
Duterte arrives home from a foreign visit and acts with characteristic bull-in-a-china-shop vigour.

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte arrived back home from a foreign mission Saturday and immediately entered the Immigration corruption scandal by ordering the seizure of all online gambling tycoon Jack Lam's Philippines assets, accusing him of not paying the correct taxes, and directing the immediate dismissal of two senior Immigration officials.

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ANTIGUA REGULATOR HASTENS TO REASSURE ONLINE GAMBLING LICENSEES (Update)

17th December, 2016 at 17:02:37
No new tax and licensing fees regime will be imposed without full consultation, officials promise.

Perhaps stung by criticism of its new tax proposals during its recent consultative meetings with the few operators it has left (see previous reports) the Antigua and Barbuda regulator has hastened to reassure licensees that no new tax regime or licensing fees will be imposed without full consultation.

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888 ONLINE CASINO PUNTER WINS $4.3 MILLION

17th December, 2016 at 06:12:54
Millionaire Genie online slot lives up to its name.

A 47-year-old female online punter in the UK is enjoying an early Christmas after hitting a $4.3 million jackpot on a stake of just GBP 1.50 at 888 online casino playing the Millionaire Genie slot.

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