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More gaming taxes from the Italian market?

21 February, 2017 - 7:48 am in gambling, gaming, Sin categoría

The risk of higher gaming taxes in Italy arises again as part of the proposal from the Government that should collect additional € 3.4 billion.  The usual stressful period for the Italian gaming market is the end of the year. This is the time when the budget…

betting shop

Italian betting shop licenses: a new tender or an extension?

14 February, 2017 - 6:58 am in gambling, gaming

The delays of the tender for new Italian betting shop licenses might be sorted with an extension of current licenses which could lead to major legal issues.…


Top 3 takeaways from DLA Piper gambling and tax event

7 February, 2017 - 8:31 am in Event, gambling, gaming

Upcoming licensing regimes, strict sanctions and privacy compliance are among the regulatory changes discussed during the DLA Piper gambling and tax event.…


DLA Piper Gambling and Tax Event before ICE Gaming

16 January, 2017 - 7:59 pm in gambling, gaming

Here is the opportunity of getting free gambling and tax law advice from DLA Piper lawyers of the hottest gaming jurisdictions of the moment.  The gambling regulatory and tax regimes are in a constant state of change. Different jurisdictions are entering…

online gaming licenses

Tender for Italian online gaming licenses in Q1 2017?

9 January, 2017 - 11:11 pm in gambling, gaming

The tender for Italian online gaming licenses might be launched in Q1 2017, but there is the shadow of the negative opinion on the tendering rules.  An interesting last week... I was "bombarded" last week of calls and emails from clients and journalists asking…


Italian tender for gaming certification is good news for suppliers

3 January, 2017 - 8:53 am in gambling, gaming

Major opportunities for testing labs are now open in Italy with the tender process for the accreditation as certification entities for all the land-based and online games. An opportunity for testing labs The certification process for games and platforms run…


Top 5 gaming articles of 2016

27 December, 2016 - 8:33 am in gambling, gaming

The upcoming Italian gaming licenses, Brexit, market figures, police actions and the EU privacy regulation among the best articles of 2016 on this blog. Here is the top 5 of the gaming articles published in 2016 on this blog based on the number of readers:…

polish gambling

Polish gambling regulations substantially improved

26 December, 2016 - 10:25 am in gambling, gaming

A major step ahead was made with new Polish gambling act which introduces relevant changes that might be a revolution in a market traditionally subject to strict restrictions. This is a very interesting article on Polish gambling regulations by my colleague, Anna…


Casinos Given Green Light in Japan

19 December, 2016 - 11:35 pm in gambling, gaming

The legalization of casinos in Japan might create good opportunities for those that are willing to adopt a long term approach in a country with considerable potentials. This is a blog post from my Japanese colleague, Keitaro Uzawa, I hope you will enjoy it!…


Top 5 gaming predictions for 2017

19 December, 2016 - 8:59 pm in gambling, gaming

It was a very interesting year for the gaming market that is setting very high expectations for 2017 and here are my predictions. What are yours?After the 2015 and 2016 edition of my top 5 predictions, here is the 2017 edition: 1. International poker sharing…