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- Taiwan considers allowing casino near Taipei airport
December 1, 2013
Taiwan will hold a public hearing on Wednesday regarding proposals to allow casino gambling within its mainland area, rather than restricting the establishments to the country’s outlying islands. In May, Taiwan’s cabinet approved draft legislation that would allow the development of an unspecified number of casinos in areas like the...
- Taiwan casino bill delay; July 26 launch for Vietnam’s Ho Tram Strip casino
June 11, 2013
Taiwan’s casino hopefuls lost a little hope on Monday with the news that the country’s casino legislation is facing yet another delay. In May, Taiwan’s cabinet approved a draft casino bill that would permit construction of one or more resort casinos in Taiwan’s outlying Matsu island chain, and the full...
- Taiwan cabinet approves draft legislation on Matsu island casinos
May 3, 2013
Taiwan’s cabinet has approved draft legislation that it says would allow the nation’s first brick-and-mortar casino to open for business by 2019. The move comes ten months after residents of the outlying Matsu islands chain became the first Taiwanese jurisdiction to approve a referendum welcoming an integrated resort-casino. The legislation...
- Taiwan considers mainland casinos, rejects 20% casino winnings tax
April 19, 2013
Politicians in Taiwan are reportedly considering revamping the country’s Criminal Code to permit the construction of casinos inside new ‘Free Economic Pilot Zones.’ Quoting an anonymous Cabinet official, the Taipei Times reported that politicians were bandying about the notion of allowing casinos inside the proposed zones, in which more liberal...
- Taiwan proposes 13% gross gaming revenue tax for casinos
April 5, 2013
Taiwanese legislators have reportedly settled on a 13% tax rate on gross gaming revenue for the country's proposed casinos, according to the Commercial Times, a local Chinese-language newspaper. It’s not clear if the proposed rate, which has yet to be formally approved by parliament, would be accompanied by additional sales...
- China Threatens to Ban Residents From Taiwan Casino
February 23, 2013
It appears Taiwan’s government may not approve legislation enabling resort casino construction on the outlying Matsu Islands chain until the third quarter of this year. Previous statements by government officials indicated the pols could get the job done by the time the current legislative session ends in June, but an...
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