Betting and gaming site NetBet has restarted its activities in Romania after a 12-month break following its advance payment of all penalty, licensing and authorisation taxes and guarantees to the Romanian Government.
The group did not reveal the amount it paid in retroactive taxes but as its exposure to Romania was not major it is not thought to be a high amount. It has received a temporary licence from Romania’s Supervising Committee of the National Gambling Office that will run until 31 December 2015, during which time NetBet will prepare its application for a 10-year licence.
The issue of retrospective taxes is dominating discussions among companies interested in the Romanian market. The total payable by the sector could reach up to €90m, with operators such as bwin, PokerStars and Bet365 liable to pay the bulk of that amount.
UK License for Mansion Group Gaming operator Mansion Group has been granted a Remote Gambling Software licence by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC).
The licence will enable Mansion to continue to operate its various online casino services in the UK market.
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William Hill Leaving Romania William Hill has announced that it is to withdraw its various services from the Romanian market due to recent regulatory developments in the country.
In a correspondence issued to customers and affiliates in the country, the bookmaker said that its products will no longer be made […]