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Extending its deal with the World Series of Poker, Poker Central is to stream coverage of the upcoming WSOP Europe via its PokerGO platform. Hosted by King’s Resort in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, the WSOP Europe kicked off on October 13 and continues until November 4. PokerGO will provide coverage of several WSOP Europe events from October 16–31  including […]
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 […]
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.