2015 brings egaming VAT headache

Europe – A Single Market? Gavin West, Director of Betting and Gaming at EY discusses the forthcoming EU VAT rule changes and considers how the position could be much worse than previously reported for those operators outside the EU. The introduction of new VAT rules for companies […]

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UK National Lottery celebrates 20 years

The first draw of the UK national lottery took place on 19 November 1994 and had a jackpot of GB£ 5.8 million. Since then, the lottery’s various games have created more than 3,700 millionaires and paid out GB£ 53 billion in prizes. Camelot has been the operator […]

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UK gambling self-exclusion database

UK gambling self-exclusion database By Warwick Bartlett Alistair Quigley from the Gambling Commission made an excellent presentation at the Remote Gaming Association (RGA) AGM on Monday 17 November. He has been tasked with bringing forward the Government’s and the Commission’s commitment to having a database for those […]

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Malta i-Gaming Seminar 2014

Malta i-Gaming Seminar 2014 By Warwick Bartlett I am often asked what are the best conferences to attend. Not an easy question to answer given how many there is and what suits one section of the industry does not suit another. This year I attended MIGS at […]

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Bookie infiltrates BHA

Bookie infiltrates BHA By Warwick Bartlett There have been a lot of managerial changes at Ladbrokes in recent years so another one should come as no surprise. But this one is different because Nick Rust has gone to work for the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) as its […]

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William Hill – the man and the business

Of all the punters who visit a William Hill betting shop or logon to its website today to place a bet how many will give a moment’s thought to man who founded the betting company which still carries his name to this day? 2014 marks 80 years […]

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Political scandal could bust Japan’s Casino Bill

The sure bet that Japan’s parliament would legalize casinos this year suddenly is running more like a longshot. The latest news has it that key minority party lawmakers are still far from sold on the virtues of rescinding the country’s age-old ban on the industry; and its […]

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Into Thin Ayre: The US vs You Know Who

Online gambling high-flier Calvin Ayre has been on the run from the US government for the better part of a decade. His defiance even landed him on the cover of Forbes magazine once, the lengthy profile inside tauntingly titled “Catch Me If You Can”. And they will, […]

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