Tag Archives: gambling zone
- Nepal lawmakers ramp up pressure to re-open closed casinos; Sochi gambling zone to open in May
January 5, 2015
Lawmakers in Nepal put the full court press on the country’s Tourism Ministry to re-open four casinos that were ordered to close in April 2014 for not paying their taxes and not renewing their operating licenses. The closures resulted in the loss of over 10,000 jobs across the country. Worse, none...
- Japan to create special task force to push casino bill; Crimea now a gambling zone after President Putin signs law
July 24, 2014
The Japanese government is setting into motion plans to create a new agency with the sole objective of speeding up the legislation of the casino bill. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga made the proclamation last Friday, highlighting the importance of creating this task force to expedite the process of passing...
- Russia reconsiders placing casinos in frozen wastelands
August 13, 2010
Did we call it or what? Russia’s plan to restrict all of its casinos to four far-flung wastelands that even Dr. Zhivago couldn’t reach via horse-drawn sleigh has finally been recognized as, um, a really dumb idea. As one Russian politician stated, “it has become increasingly clear that no one...
Russian betting industry icon Oleg Zhuravsky dies suddenly
March 17, 2017
Russia blocks Google over online gambling redirect
June 23, 2017
Marathon launch Russian-licensed sports betting site
July 21, 2017
Bitcoin touches $1,300 mark on Poloniex, Bitfinex
April 21, 2017