Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Tag: Bidzina Ivanishvili

Georgia’s casino allure raises state funds but it’s not to Turkey’s delight

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Following July’s attempted coup d’état Turkey’s president Erdogan asked billionaire and former Georgian PM Bidzina Ivanishvili to intervene and close Georgia’s Turkish-facing casinos only to be rebuffed.   The significant number of Turks crossing the border to gamble in Adjara has seen the president of Turkey attempting to pull political strings to convince the Republic of Georgia to close its casinos. While...

“Get rid” – Erdogan pushes for Georgian casino closures

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Turkish president Recep Erdogan is apparently pushing for casinos in nearby Batumi to be closed, claiming that they prove too tempting for his fellow citizens.   According to media in the Caucasian state of Georgia, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stated his desire for Georgian casinos to be closed – citing the large number of Turkish citizens crossing the border...