The company planning to make Canberra Casino redevelopment – Aquis Entertainment – has received an extension to finalize its proposal about the project.Last month, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government provided the operator with one month to move on with its investment’s unsolicited bid.
The British government completed its triennial review of the country’s gambling industry last October.The highly controversial gambling machines that annually produce gross gambling yield of £1.
However, according to media reports, the Work and Pensions Secretary McVey has strongly objected to the Government’s plans.McVey has lodged a protest against the move against tighter regulation of the machines which have been considered highly-addictive.
As Casino News Daily reported, the casino owner was given until May 14th to submit a final proposal for the redevelopment of Canberra Casino.Then, in 2017 an agreement was reached between the Australian Greens and the Labor Party, under which legislation could allow up to 200 pokies in the redeveloped Canberra Casino.
The government of the town of Malay approved last year the $500-million project for a casino resort on the Boracay Island without any prior public consultation, The Philippine Daily Inquirer reports.It was announced earlier this month that Macau casino giant Galaxy Entertainment Group and its local partner Leisure and Resorts World Corp.
The Queensland government confirmed that it had promoted the recent visit to the site of the Maroochydore Central Business District by executives of Malaysian casino operator NagaCorp, local news outlet the Sunshine Coast Daily reported earlier today.The Maroochydore CBD, currently under development in the central part of Sunshine Coast (in the small town of Maroochydore), is planned to be a multi-million, mixed-use complex that will spread over 53 hectares of land.
The country’s Gambling Law was adopted in 1986 and under it the operation of casino venues has been illegal.As mentioned above, if and when legalized, the casinos will only admit foreign patrons, and no locals will be allowed to gamble at the properties.
The Chinese government is mulling the legalization of certain forms of gambling on the Hainan Island, Bloomberg reported citing sources familiar with the ongoing discussions.The move would strip Macau of its status as the only Chinese territory where gambling is legal.
The Dutch government is ready to move forward with the privatization of the state-run casino operator Holland Casino, local media reported.It was last year when the Lower House of the former Dutch government approved the proposed privatization of Holland Casino.
The 1,500-page legislative piece also included already highly contested changes in Greece’s casino industry and the way land-based casino owners are taxed.The massive bill also included provisions for the authorization of three new casinos on the Greek islands of Crete, Mykonos, and Santorini.