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Taiwan – Penghu residents to vote in casino referendum this weekend
Locals in Penghu, the outlying islands north-west of Taiwan, will vote in a referendum this weekend to decide on whether casino resorts could be built on the island. The vote comes seven years after a similar referendum rejected casinos with 56 per cent of Penghu residents voting no despite strong support from the county government….
Taiwan – ‘Taiwan ranks with Japan as a potential lucrative gaming jurisdiction’
As Penghu gears up for a casino gaming referendum, Global Market Advisors (GMA) has stated that a future casino market in Taiwan would be up there with Japan in terms of how lucrative it could be. The analytical group has issued a thought-leadership piece entitled, “History and Current Status of Gaming in Taiwan,” authored by…
Taiwan – Casinos back on the cards in Penghu
The Taiwanese island of Penghu is again considering a casino development with residents likely to vote on the matter following Taiwan’s presidential election on January 16. The local government’s Referendum Screening Committee has approved a proposal to hold a referendum. This will now be put before Taiwan’s Cabinet the Executive Yuan. If five per cent…