Tag Archives: Szerencsejatek
- EU’s top court slams Hungary’s slots plans, considers new online amendments
June 11, 2015
The European Union’s top court has criticized Hungary’s slot machine law for running contrary to the European Commission’s principles on the freedom to provide services. In 2011, Hungary imposed a fivefold increase on slot machine taxes, followed quickly by an additional 20% tax on slots in amusement arcades, while slots...
- Bulgaria bolsters blacklist; Hungarian state operator takes the online lead
June 27, 2013
Bulgaria has added 28 more online gambling domains to its blacklist of naughty operators, including UK bookies William Hill and online poker behemoth PokerStars (dot-com and dot-bg). The first draft of Bulgaria’s blacklist contained 20 names, most of them of the sports betting variety. The new entries are decidedly more...
- Hungarian casinos show revenue growth after slots ban on non-casino establishments
March 31, 2013
When Hungary decided to impose a ban on slot machines outside casinos back in October, it was expected that the country's regulated casinos would stand to benefit from the edict while all the pubs and business establishments that were no longer allowed to have slots in their premises would have...