Record Turnouts at PokerStars CEP Despite Spain Tax Concerns

The PokerStars-sponsored Spanish tour sees an overwhelming start amidst concerns surrounding new poker player taxes. Will EPT Barcelona also follow suit?

Online Gambling Bill Approved in Portugal

Tax rates for online poker revenues to be levied between 15% and 30%.

Pennsylvania Report Expects Regulated iGaming to be Positive for Land Based Casinos

$68m in extra tax revenues in year one plus a boost to casino revenues from new customers of up to $92m are predicted from regulated online gaming.

Switzerland Considers Online Gambling

Gambling winnings will be tax free, and small poker tournaments may be held outside casinos.

Gaming Tax Increases Counter Productive, Concludes Italian Research

Reduce tax rates to increase revenues and protect consumers, concludes a study from the Institute Bruno Leoni.

888 Sees Silver Lining in UK's New Regulations

UK’s forthcoming “Point of Consumption” tax will force further consolidation—benefiting larger operators like 888, the group claims.

Industry Group Condemns UK's 15% Gambling Tax

RGA argues that the 15% rate will encourage the gray market and be impossible to reduce if it proves damaging.

Portugal Ordered to Legalize Online Gambling this Month

Troika wants no more delays in tax revenue-raising online gaming regulation.

Irish Politicians Complain About Delays in Enacting Gambling Legislation

Michael McGrath told MPs that the delays have cost €40m in lost tax revenues.

Best of PRO This Week: French Liquidity, UK Tax and bwin Stock Surge

Our weekly round-up of the special features, columns and news published exclusively on pokerfuse PRO.

ARJEL President’s Departure Risks the Future of French Online Poker

Uncertainty now surrounds ARJEL’s support for lower taxes and shared liquidity.

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