Monday, November 30, 2020
Kazakhstan, Almaty

Kazakhstan gambling law to cut tax collection, boost black market

In early July, the Mazhilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan made amendments to the current gambling law. The new legislation was signed by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev.

Philippine online cockfighting revenues estimated at US$32 million daily

Gambling via “e-sabong” (online cockfighting) is estimated to produce PHP1.5 billion (US$32 million) in revenues on a daily basis. Calls are rising to legalize and effectively tax these activities.
Sports betting but BIGGER

Sports betting but BIGGER

Colossus Bets is the multi-award-winning operator and provider of global sports pools. The company’s portfolio currently covers European football, NBA, NFL, NHL, tennis, darts, horse racing, greyhounds and esports with a wide range of bet types.
Virtually real sporting solutions

Virtually real sporting solutions

Like many other betting products, when it comes to investing in gaming solutions, operators need to ensure they are of a high-quality and completely flexible if they want to leverage the prospects that virtual sports can offer.

PUBG returning to India with $100m investment

PUBG is returning to India, just two months after having been banned, saying it will launch a new game specifically for the market and will invest $100 million in the country.

Illegal fighting cock kills Philippine local police chief

The police chief of a Philippine town has been killed during a raid on an illegal cockfight when one of the razor-sharp metal blades worn by the birds cut an artery in his leg and he bled to death.
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Digitain: Making tax less tedious

Digitain has launched its new Tax Engine - an automated tool developed to allow operators to deal with complex betting tax requirements.
Kazakhstan scores own goal with sports betting changes

Kazakhstan scores own goal with sports betting changes

Recent changes to Kazakhstan’s sports betting law are likely to fuel black market gambling and slash tax revenue for the government, experts say.
Highlight Games enters Philippines

Highlight Games enters Philippines

Highlight Games has entered the Philippines and its sports betting products will be made available in 350 retail outlets across the country.
Caesars offers to buy William Hill for GBP2.9b

Caesars offers to buy William Hill for GBP2.9b

Caesars Entertainment says it’s in advanced talks to buy William Hill for GBP2.9 billion ($3.7 billion) to position itself to take full advantage of the expanding U.S. sports betting market.

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