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Cyprus bans online casinos, poker and betting exchanges

Industry Cyprus passed a law yesterday to regulate sports betting but ban online casinos, poker and exchange betting. The latter comes as a blow for Betfair, that had been pinning its hopes ...
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Bodog founder Calvin Ayre indicted by US authorities

Industry US federal prosecutors have unsealed an indictment against Calvin Ayre, founder of the Bodog online sports betting and gambling business. Ayre (pictured) is accused with three other ...
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Betfair founder stands aside

Industry Former Railtrack boss Gerald Corbett replaces Ed Wray as chairman of Betfair today, with Wray also standing down from the board of the company he co-founded 12 years ago. Wray, a former ...
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Italian regulator fights back against mafia

Industry Italian gambling regulator AAMS has teamed up with the National Anti-Mafia Directorate to combat the profiteering of organised crime from the country’s rapidly growing gambling market. According ...
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Bulgaria slashes online gambling tax by 50%

Industry Bulgaria is halving its proposed online gaming tax after the government realised no foreign operators would apply for licences if the rate remained at 15% of stakes. The country’s ...
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Tough French market claims Chilipoker.fr

Industry The French market’s tough tax regime has claimed a further scalp, with French telecommunications giant Iliad pulling the plug on its gaming subsidiary and the Chilipoker.fr and Chilipari.fr ...
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French poker decline continues

Industry France’s regulated online poker market continued to contract last quarter, as licensed operators’ revenue in the three months to the end of June fell 11% year-on-year to €70m ...
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UK faces legal challenge over new POC tax

Industry The UK is facing potential legal action from Gibraltar-licensed online gambling businesses over its proposal to introduce a point-of-consumption (POC) tax for online gambling next year. William ...
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Dress for the races – Casino Choice reviews your outfits

Promotions The summer season is officially upon us and this can only mean one thing: The Races. The races are an integral part of the British summer, with Royal Ascot being a highlight of the ...
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Victor Chandler Comments on BetVictor Rebranding

Industry The gaming company that began in 1946 in Gibraltar and has since grown to an internationally known brand is changing face. That brand is Victor Chandler. While the company has been ...
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