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A Dutch court ruled in favor of Dutch players playing on PokerStars.EU domain and exempting them from 29% taxes on winnings.
Court Rules in Favor of Dutch PokerStars Players, Exempts Them From Paying Tax

Dutch online poker players playing at PokerStars.EU are not liable to tax after a recent court ruling.


Switzerland's Parliament has voted in favor of internet blocking of offshore online gambling companies.
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News from Spain, Switzerland, Germany, France and Norway, plus all the latest in the United States and beyond.


A vote on amendments to the Interactive Gambling Act that would enforce a prohibition on most forms of online gambling and force out the major online poker operators has been tabled for a month.{
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Activity in Australia, Russia, Holland and the United States could have an impact on the online poker landscape.


The Czech Republic's stuttering start to regulated online gambling. A Daily Fantasy Sports roundup.
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DFS gets regulated in Malta, grassroots efforts in Australia, and everything you need to know about the Czech Republic.


The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has upheld its preliminary view that {Quebec} cannot legally force ISPs to block access to online gambling sites it deems illegal.
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Canada, Poland, France, Finland and more.


Amaya accepts it would have to depart Australia if new amendment passes. Brazil's new law that would mark a complete overhaul of the country's approach to gambling now has its big day in the spotlight.
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Australia, India, Brazil, Germany, Bulgaria and more.


The UKGC has fined the National Lottery and suspended the licence of Smart TV Broadcasting Limited. Italy moves to further restrict gambling advertising.
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The UKGC fines the National Lottery, Italy further restricts gambling advertising, the crackdown on unregulated online gaming in Russia continues and more.


Betfred has agreed to pay £800,000 in compensation after a UKGC investigation found that a bettor was gambling with stolen funds.
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France, Spain, Poland, Italy, Czech Republic and more.


Proposed amendments to the Gambling Act in Poland include allowing online poker. First quarter revenue figures from the Spanish online gaming regulator show poker is the only online gambling vertical to decline.
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Poland, Spain, France, Brazil, Costa Rica and more.


The French Digital Bill debate will now include an amendment to regulate esports independently from gambling after an online petition gathered over 4,000 signatures.
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France, Malta, Argentina, Japan and more.


The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has signed a high profile deal with Microsoft to implement “the latest Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems to automate its gaming and licencee management processes via a dedicated and secure web portal.”
Malta Gaming Authority Contracts with Microsoft to Provide Web-Based Services

The new system should reduce compliance costs for operators as well as increase the efficiency of the MGA.


Private data from Italian regulator AAMS showed a decline of 4.2% in profits for the regulated online poker sector in 2015.
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France, Italy, Lithuania, Malta and more.


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