Prague City Lawmakers have voted for a new decree that would implement a ban on all technical gambling games in the city. The bill would prohibit all mechanical, electromechanical and electronic games in Prague, including slot machines and video lottery terminals, but would allow live gambling to continue. The final decision will be taken by […]
The Municipal Court in Prague upheld the judgment of the District Court for Prague 1 of December 2019, according to which the Czech Republic succeeded in the CZK 7 billion dispute with CASINO KARTÁČ Group. The internet roulette operator demanded compensation from the Ministry of Finance on the grounds that it had lost its profit, […]
Czech gaming revenue grew by 16.0% in 2019. The drivers of this growth are online and land-based slots. Lottery and betting also improved the year-to-year report. Revenew from legal slot machines in the Czech Republic increased by 21%. In 2019, revenue amounted to 18 billion Czech crowns (more than $ 765 million). Online gambling accounted […]
Sazka Group AS addressed to the European Commission to investigate the Czech lottery tax, which, in SAZKA’s opinion, is unfairly favoring other gambling operators. Sazka, owned by Czech billionaire Karel Komarek, in a statement asks the EU government aid unit to vote against a 35% lottery tax introduced in January. According to company representatives, such […]
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 […]
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. […]
Microgaming’s celebrated content has gone live in the Czech Republic, with a range of the leading software supplier’s most popular games now available through Tipsport, with more operators to follow in due course.
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