Tag Archives: Gibraltar
- Main Event Travel named as official travel partner of the Super Stack poker tour
February 6, 2017
Poker logistics and entertainment outfit Main Event Travel has added the Super Stack poker tour to its growing collection of relationships. Main Event Travel (MET) has shaken hands on a deal that will see them become the Official Travel Partner for the Super Stack poker tour. The Airbnb/Kayak of the...
- CJEU’s Advocate General defends UK gambling law
January 19, 2017
The European Union’s top court has dealt a blow to Gibraltar’s fight to roll back the UK’s new gambling regime. On Thursday, the Advocate General for the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) issued his opinion on the Gibraltar Betting & Gaming Association (GBGA) application to quash the...
- Lottoland secures Gibraltar’s first lottery messenger license
January 11, 2017
Bet-on-lotteries operator Lottoland has notched a new feat under its belt after securing a license in Gibraltar for lottery messenger services. The license, issued by the Government of Gibraltar Licensing Authority, is a first of its kind which will allow the gambling company to resell official tickets for international lottery...
- EU court takes up Gibraltar’s UK point-of-consumption tax battle
October 6, 2016
The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) is restarting its bid to overturn UK’s point-of-consumption tax (POCT) at the European Union’s top court. UK implemented its 15 percent POCT in December 2014, shortly after GBGA launched a preemptive legal battle. The association believes the POCT discriminates against Gibraltar-licensed UK-facing operators...
- Phill Brear: Gibraltar is business as usual post “Brexit”
August 31, 2016
In this interview with CalvinAyre.com’s Rebecca Liggero, Phill Brear of Gibraltar Gambling Commission explains why UK’s exit from the European Union has little impact on Gibraltar’s online gambling industry. Gibraltar, considered to be one of the main hubs of the online gambling industry, was put into spotlight right after the...
- Gibraltar bourse adds bitcoin-centric Exchange Traded Instrument
July 26, 2016
Heads up digital currency fans: Europe now has a regulated product for cryptocurrency. The Gibraltar Stock Exchange announced on Monday that it has added BitcoinETI, an asset-backed Exchange Traded Instrument that exclusively invested in bitcoin—making it the first European regulated product for digital currency. The BitcoinETI was approved for listing...