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The Betting and Gaming Council hopeful of continuing government support

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In the United Kingdom and The Betting and Gaming Council has called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak (pictured), ‘to keep being flexible’ in his support for the nation’s regulated betting and gaming industry as it begins to emerge from a raft of coronavirus-related lockdown measures. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% ...

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino temporarily furloughs 90 percent of “casino and government employees” due to coronavirus pandemic

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After closing “indefinitely” on March 17, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and updated Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has now announced that beginning April 13, it will temporarily furlough “casino and government employees.” According to local news media, Forest County Potawatomi Chairman Ned Daniels, Jr. said in the ...

Macau government dismisses gaming tax relief suggestion

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In Macau, a leading government official has reportedly detailed that the city has no intention of introducing temporary tax breaks to help local gambling firms recover from the financial impacts of the enclave’s recent 15-day casino shutdown and ongoing coronavirus slowdown. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, Lei Wai Nong (pictured) serves ...

Japanese government postpones foreign player casino tax proposition

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In Japan and the coalition government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reportedly temporarily shelved a controversial proposal that would have required non-resident foreign players to pay a tax on cash prizes won at any of the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resorts. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the contentious ...

Japanese government unveils updated integrated casino resort timetable

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The government for Japan has reportedly announced that will not be starting the official process that is to designate the host communities for the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resorts until at least January of 2021. According to a Tuesday story from GGRAsia citing multiple earlier reports from Kyodo News, the revelation from ...

Federal government approves California tribe’s land-into-trust petition

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The plan from the Tule River Indian Tribe, in central California, to relocate its Eagle Mountain Casino has reportedly taken an important step forward after federal authorities approved an associated land-into-trust petition. According to a Tuesday report from The Porterville Recorder newspaper, the decision from the United States Department of the Interior’s Bureau of ...