Despite adjourning for the remainder of the year last week without approving a measure that would have reinstated a local share tax on casino revenues, a Pennsylvania legislator is advising potentially worried municipalities that they need not panic. A measure passed in 2006 mandated that the eastern state’s twelve casinos...
Sanum Investments, a subsidy of Lao Holdings NV, which formerly managed the Savan Vegas Hotel and Casino located in the Savannakhet Province of Laos, has successfully argued its legal case against the government of Laos regarding its claim that its casino business was unjustly cancelled, reports the Straits Times. According to...
This week brought another break for Russian sport betting providers, as the Russian government decided to reduce the size of mandatory taxes that bookmakers have to pay to support the sport bodies in the country. The latest reduction is the second time the government has tried to make the...
On Friday, the United States Internal Revenue Service filed a notice of federal tax lien against Hong Kong Entertainment (Overseas) Investment Ltd. The company is the owner of the Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino and reportedly, have not paid their taxes for the 2015 to 2016 time frame. The...
Australian billionaire James Packer who is the biggest shareholder in Crown Resorts has come under the radar of Israeli authorities after showering Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his family with a number of gifts and benefits. Channel 10 confirmed earlier this week that an investigation has been launched...
The Cambodian government has encouraged the casino industry to flourish in the country and its 69 licensed casinos have witnessed a combined increase in revenues during the first nine months of this year bringing in an additional $34.7 million in gambling taxes, which is a 35.5% increase when compared...
In Russia, the Ministry Of Finance has published proposed amendments for the nation’s gambling laws that could see bookmakers and tote operators required to hand over a significant portion of their quarterly proceeds for the development of sports. According to a report from Asia Gaming Brief citing Russian news outlet...
A report issued on Tuesday by Cambodia’s Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) indicates that over the first nine months of 2016, one-third more tax was contributed by the country’s casino industry. According to the MEF report, as of September 30, the country located in Southeast Asia had 69 licensed...
The tax for slot machines and betting shops in the Russian Federation will be doubled by the Russian Finance Ministry, according to an Asia Gaming Brief report. The news agency reports that Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseyev (pictured) made the remarks during a briefing on Friday at the Moscow Financial...
The Supreme Court of the Philippines has upheld its decision that declared Bloomberry Resorts and Hotels, Inc.’s (Bloomberry)(BLOOM.PS) exemption from paying a corporate tax, imposed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), as a franchisee of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR). The High Court has enjoined the BIR...