GBGC Global Gambling Report Updates
August 2012
The 7th edition of the Global Gambling Report – Against The Odds includes the following new features and updates

• Full global gambling appendices for 2009 and 2010 

• Updated gambling forecasts until 2015 
• A new “at a glance” spreadsheet” of operators by category for each jurisdiction 
• Gambling spend per capita for 2010 
• More photos of gambling outlets and venues 

Updates include:
Macau: latest gambling and casino data from Macau in Q2 2012
Nepal: news of raids by authorities on illegal gambling venues
Philippines: Thunderbird Resorts ends its legal dispute with PAGCOR and has its licences renewed
Singapore: arrests linked to illegal betting
Taiwan: Matsu voters support casinos in the public referendum
Thailand: Thai billionaire calls for the regulation of casinos in Thailand
Argentina: further updates on the government plans to nationalise gambling in Argentina
Chile: collaboration agreed between the regulators in Chile and Bolivia
Alderney: new gambling licensees
Belgium: further updates to the internet gambling blacklist in Belgium
Finland: Veikkaus Oy extends contract with GTECH
Germany: update on Schleswig-Holstein internet gambling licensing and interstate gambling treaty
Ireland: amended betting regulation and taxation, Irish lottery licence tender, Tipperary casino plans remodelled
Isle of Man: developments in the PokerStars takeover of Full Tilt Poker
Italy: updated data from AAMS across all gambling sectors in Italy, developments in Stanleybet sports betting saga
Lithuania: updated gambling taxation information
Romania: financial difficulties for the Romanian lottery
Russia: developments in the new Vladivostok Integrated Entertainment zone
UK: details from the Health Lottery judicial review case, new Hippodrome casino opens in London, reports from the horseracing Levy case
Dominican Republic: national lottery unveils plans to offer its games over the internet
New South Wales: further developments in the Crown/Echo story
South Australia: expansion plan for SkyCity in Adelaide
Tasmania: Tatts acquisition of Tote Tasmania
New Zealand: NZ Lotteries launches a new version of its website, agreement between Tabcorp and NZ Racing Board extended
Botswana: Gambling Bill 2012 welcomed by the Botswana government
Cape Verde: Capre Verde seeks Macau’s help to develop its casino sector