Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: elections

Gaming legalisation could be on the cards following Brazilian elections

Luiz Felipe Maia: The Senate’s gaming bill, PLS 186/2014, was rejected by the Committee on Constitution, Justice and Citizenship (CJJ) on 7 March. Part of the reason for this was due to lack of coordination in the lobbying efforts for the bill, which saw the whole pro-legislation push lose some traction. While the bill can still be voted on by a...

Outcome of presidential elections could define Brazilian market opening

Outcome of presidential elections could define Brazilian
With the first round of the Braziliain presidential elections set to take place on 7 October, pro-gaming candidate Geraldo Alckmin will face off against Jair Bolsonaro, a congressman known for his anti-gaming stance. Latin America’s largest economy has lived through a turbulent decade since the 2008 financial crisis, with proponents for the legalisation of gaming contending that the industry could...

Contested elections and taxes: The rocky road ahead for Kenya

Casino Review
In the wake of one annulled election followed by a rerun widely boycotted for fear of farce Kenya has now seen the main opposition party declared a criminal group, and its leader appointing himself as unofficial leader of the nation.   Alone this would prove a difficult market environment for operators to work in, but those in the industry have additionally...