Tag Archives: Gibraltar
- Government of Gibraltar have a new head of the gambling division
September 29, 2017
HM Government of Gibraltar is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Andrew Lyman as the Executive Director and Head of the Gambling Division. Mr Lyman is currently Director of Regulatory Affairs at William Hill in London. Speaking today, Minister with responsibility for Gambling in Gibraltar, Albert Isola, said: "Andrew...
- Lottoland CEO says Australian controversy good for business
September 25, 2017
Online lottery betting operator Lottoland is getting into the insurance game after receiving a financial services license from Gibraltar regulators. On Monday, Lottoland proudly announced that its new Fortuna Insurance subsidiary had received a license from Gibraltar’s Financial Services Commission to handle future collateralized reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) transactions....
- Gibraltar’s challenge of UK online gambling tax hits EU speed bump
June 13, 2017
The European Union’s top court has rejected efforts to exempt Gibraltar-licensed online gambling operators from paying the UK’s online point of consumption tax. On Tuesday, the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) issued its preliminary ruling on a dispute between the UK government and the Gibraltar Betting and...
- Girls in Tech launches Gibraltar chapter
May 31, 2017
Playtech joins as sponsor as organisation expands reach of empowerment and engagement of women in technology Gibraltar: May 31st 2017 – Girls in Tech, a global organisation focused on the empowerment, entrepreneurship, engagement, and education of women in technology, is proud to announce the launch of its latest chapter in Gibraltar...
- Paddy Power Betfair closing Gibraltar office, not a Brexit play
May 26, 2017
UK-listed online gambling operator Paddy Power Betfair is closing its Gibraltar office and surrendering its local online gaming license. Late Thursday, local media outlet GBC reported that Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) was preparing to board up its Gibraltar office, which employs around 20 individuals. A PPB spokesperson said all Gibraltar...
- Gibraltar regulator urges online licensees to obey Australian law
April 20, 2017
The Australian government’s proposal for a complete ban on betting operators advertising during live televised sports broadcasts has sparked a flurry of pushback from stakeholders. On Wednesday, The Australian reported that Communications Minister Mitch Fifield would present a proposal next Tuesday (25) calling for a ‘siren to siren’ ban on...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016