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Gov. Charlie Baker Proposes Bill to Legalize Sports Betting

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In May 2018 something remarkable happened in the worlds of sports and gambling. After about 26 years within which sports betting was legal in all states but Nevada and a handful of other venues, the United States Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the law that made bookmaking illegal. […]

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Gambling Business in the UK Faces Tax Increase

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UK gambling tax will go up to 21%, posing new difficulties for the industry in the country. The measures are coming into effect in October, 2019 New Tax Challenges for the UK Gambling Industry On Monday,October 29, the UK Treasury convened to decide on a number of issues regarding the future budget. Chancellor Phillip Hammond […]

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Gambling Tax in the UK to Go Up by 10%

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A new Budget meeting on October 29 may see British Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond plug the fiscal hole open by the UK government’s decision to reduce the maximum bets of the Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) to $2. By levying more tax from overseas bookmakers, the government is hoping to keep the level of […]

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Japan’s Gamblers Avoid to Pay Taxes

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Gambling taxation has been a pesky issue, not only because regulation is still quite contentious and getting to actually play somewhere is quite the challenge. Au contraire, it has to do with gamers’ unwillingness to pay tax on what they have earned. Looking at Japan’s Gambling Taxation Skivers A recent survey conducted by Japan’s Board […]

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Delaware Legalizes Landbased Sports Betting First!

Delaware has become the first state for legalized sports betting following the recent debacle of PASPA, a piece of legislation that had kept the activity at bay for years. Now that the sluice gates of sports betting have finally been pried open, all the winnings will go your way! It’s hardly only states that are […]

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