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Peru – Court threat over new gaming tax

The Peruvian Association of Entertainment and Gaming (APEJA), plans to fight the imposition of a new tax in the courts as they argue it will damage Peru's growing gaming sector. The Selective Consumption Tax (ISC) an excise tax, has until now been imposed on the sale and import of certain goods such as fuels, cigarettes, beer, liquor, soft ...

Brazil – Casinos could double tourist numbers in Brazil

The President of Brazil's Chamber of Deputies Rodrigo Maia has said that casinos could double the amount of tourists coming to Brazil. As reported by local news portal Mercado & Eventos, Maia argued for large-scale casinos and resorts while ...

Peru – Government defends new tax on gaming industry

Economy and Finance Minister Carlos Oliva has defended the new taxes on the gaming industry arguing that the new taxes are not only fair but will lead to a significant growth for the country's economy. The Selective Consumption Tax (ISC) an ...

Greece – Greece sets online application fee of €5m

The Greek Finance Ministry has launched a public consultation on new legislation to regulate its online gaming ...

UK – Gala ad banned over spinning plates

Gala Interactive has been brought to task over a Gala Spins TV advertisement with the UK’s Advertising Standards ...

South Korea – Jeju Governor wants to ban casino licence transfers

Reports out of South Korea suggest that the Governor of Jeju wants to crack down on casino development on the ...

US – Florida voters support gambling amendment

A new poll shows that 71 per cent of likely Florida voters support Amendment 3, which would require voter approval ...

Brazil – Gaming laws still under consideration in Brazil’s Senate

Laws that could give gambling the green light and provide for the reopening of casinos in Brazil are ready to be ...

UK – Gambling Commission orders removal of cash withdrawal restrictions

Online gambling businesses in the UK are being told to remove unfair restrictions placed on customers withdrawing ...