RGA: We will fight rise in Remote Gaming Duty

Trade body tells EGR increasing the tax burden on online operators to cover FOBT tax revenue shortfall is “unfair”

The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has pledged to fight back against plans to raise taxes on online operators to cover a shortfall in lost tax revenue from FOBTs, describing the UK government’s justification as “unfair”. The government yesterday announced it would slash maximum stakes on FOBTs from £100 to £2, with “any negative impact on…

Clive Hawkswood | FOBTs | Regulation | Remote Gambling Association | Remote Gaming Duty | Richard Flint | Sky Betting & Gaming | UK