An unknown individual has made headlines in the Czech Republic, after the country’s prime betting company, SAZKA, announced that the winner of a Europe-wide lottery’s billion-crown jackpot was Czech. His luck may be seen by some as two-fold, because the win came before the expected arrival of new legislation taxing lottery winners. An anonymous man […]
Czech Finance Minister Alena Schillerová announced on Twitter that: “The government has just approved a long-awaited Tariff package for tobacco, hard alcohol, and gambling taxation by the Ministry of Health and the National Drug Coordinator. It responds to the increase in their availability as a result of rising living standards in the Czech Republic.” The […]
The 11th edition of the WSOPE will be held at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov Czech Republic from October 13 to November 4. It is for the third straight year, when the Czech casino welcomes WSOPE. This year there will be 10 WSOP bracelets and over €14 million in combined prize pools. Here is the […]
SYNOT has signed another important deal with Aspire Global – The complete iGaming platform for operators. The agreement will see SYNOT Games add their slots to Aspire Global’s numerous list of online casino operators.
The Czech Finance Ministry has proposed levying a higher consumer tax on tobacco, spirits and gambling, Radio Praha informs. The tax on cigarettes and tobacco should go up by 10 percent, that on spirits by 13 percent. Certain forms of gambling should also see a tax increase from 23 to 25 or even 30 percent. […]
Czech investment groups KKCG and EMMA Capital have agreed to split joint assets among each party. According to the the deal, KKCG, owned by investor Karel Komarek, will receive 100% of SAZKA Group, the biggest shareholder in Greek betting firm OPAP, and the shares it holds in its Czech lottery unit, as well as OPAP, […]
Industry media has reported that the land-based gambling industry in Czechia is soaring and just recently the Finance Minister, Alena Schillerová, has declared victory in the battle to restrict, monitor – and collect taxes from – casinos and gaming machine bars.
Through its partnership with King’s Resort, partypoker.CZ has become the second international online poker operator after PokerStars to go live in the Czech Republic. GVC Holdings’ online poker room partypoker has finally gone live in the Czech Republic after acquiring a license in November last year. The room opened its door to Czech residents on […]
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