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IPI claims overcharge of government fees

Imperial Pacific International has claimed that it has been and is being overcharged by the CNMI government when it is being made to pay a US$3 million casino regulatory fee on top of the US$15 million casino license fee.

Air Macau receives three year exclusive concession extension

Macau’s flag carrier Air Macau has been granted a three-year conditional extension of its exclusive concession by the local government, effective November 9.

Imperial Pacific facing fresh complaint for non-payment of official fees

Acting Executive Director Andrew Yeom of the Commonwealth Casino Commission has filed another complaint against Imperial Pacific International, this time over the firm’s failure to pay the US$3.1 million annual regulatory fee that was due on October 1.

Two former 500. com advisers found guilty

Two former advisers to a Chinese gambling operator seeking to enter Japan’s nascent casino market were found guilty Monday of bribing a Japanese lawmaker.
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Genting applies for online license for Ireland

Genting Malaysia has applied for a certificate of personal fitness for an online gaming license for Ireland, according to local media reports.

Lowering gaming taxes could save jobs: Madureira

Gaming law expert Óscar Alberto Madureira on Wednesday said that the lowering of gaming taxes on casinos could save wages and jobs in the...

1xBet receives license to operate in Mexico

1xBet has recently been given the license to operate in Mexico, issued by the local General Directorate for Games and Lotteries, the Ministry of...

The home of global eGaming regulation

Alderney eGambling returns to ICE 2020, showcasing the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC), a global leader in eGaming regulation. The AGCC has been regulating...

Delta Corp to open a casino in Kathmandu

India-listed casino operator, Delta Corp has announced it has been issued a license for operating a casino in Nepal, with the opening of the...

500 suspends lottery operations in Sweden

Chinese lottery service provider 500 dot com, says it has temporarily suspended its operations in Sweden, as it failed to renew its license before...

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