Tag Archives: tax
- UK online gambling operators catch a break on freeplay tax
December 7, 2016
UK online gambling operators caught a break this week after the government decided to revise its plan to tax online casino and bingo freeplays. In March, Chancellor George Osborne announced the end of the exemption that online casino and bingo operators had enjoyed from the 15% general betting duty imposed...
- 5 Non-financial taxes you pay in poker
November 10, 2016
After a report circulated showing almost half of the money sat on the final table of the World Series of Poker Main Event went to the taxman, Lee Davy, takes a look at five taxes of a non-financial kind that poker players pay on a daily basis. I remember when...
- Romania’s online gambling back tax demand swells government coffers
March 9, 2016
Romania’s back-tax demands of online gambling operators as a condition for new license application added a hefty boost to government coffers last year. According to Romania’s National Office of Gambling (ONJN), gambling operators paid €269m in taxes in 2015, 71.3% more than the previous year. Stripping aside contributions from online...
- Aussie pol wants tax on betting turnover; pokies lobby, AGA team on anti-online fight
November 5, 2015
An Australian politician wants to impose a tax on sports betting turnover and use the banking system to prevent Australians from wagering with international online gambling sites. Bridget McKenzie, a National party senator from the state of Victoria, wants the federal government’s ongoing review of its taxation system to include...
- Czech Republic to tax international online gambling operators, license or not
January 18, 2015
The Czech Republic wants to impose a point of consumption tax on international online gambling operators serving Czech punters. The Ministry of Finance is done looking under the sofa cushions and car seats so it’s asking internationally licensed gambling operators to turn out their pockets -- 20% of revenue to...
- Golden Nugget cries foul over casino tax aid plan; threatens to sue if Christie gives go-ahead
December 15, 2014
The Golden Nugget casino in Atlantic City is crying foul over a proposed tax assistance bill, calling the legislation "unconstitutional" and a blatant example of cronyism that "needs to stop." The casino, which is one of the smaller ones in Atlantic City, is directing its ire towards proposed legislation sponsored...
Volumes at Atlantic City show we’re deep into the boom
April 18, 2017