United Kingdom’s plan to tax Online Casinos for Free Spins

united kingdom to tax online casino

Going by media reports from last week, free plays and related discounts from online gambling operators are going to be subject to a new tax that takes effect from 1st August, 2017. The tax has been discussed widely, with different stakeholders in the industry voicing their opinions about its implications. The new taxation regime was removed from the Finance Bill 2017 previously, but now it seems like it is back and will be implemented after all. In the Finance Bill 2017, free plays would be dealt with differently according to recommendations published by HM Revenue and Customs. The…

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Brazilian businessman wins $3.5 million on high stakes roulette

Pedro Grendene Bartelle wins $3,5m

Usually, we have to wait until somewhere close to the end of the year to gather a little dirt about the luckiest man of said year, but it seems like roulette gave us the undisputed 2017 champion back in January. In a series of video clips that went viral, a Brazilian casino punter walked away with a cool $3.5 million from a single roulette spin in which he had sunk more than $100,000.   Playing some super high stakes Roulette Businessman Pedro Grendene Bartelle was just having a good time with his friends, in…

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Getting to grips with the T-Trex Motorcycle

For the first time in the history of motoring, a Montreal, Quebec-based motor company, Campagna, is gracing the streets in the form of a three-wheeled jalopy called T-Rex. This is not your ordinary car as it has only three wheels, something that put the authorities in a limbo concerning its classification. Finally in 2016, however, enthusiasts managed to put the strange-looking contraption onto the road, having spent more than $50,000 to acquire one. Campagna Goes Back To 1988 T-Rex is Daniel Campagna’s brainchild. He started the company way back in…

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The First Offshore Wind Power Turbines in Rhode Island Poised For Launch

Deepwater Wind is installing the first offshore wind power turbines in Rhode Island, the smallest state in the United States. Equipped with 80 meter-long blades, the five 6-megawatt wind turbines are expected to power homes in Block Island, where electricity bills are the highest in the country. Having received a $290M financial boost last year, Deepwater Wind entered a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement with the National Grid to acquire the power company that supplies power to Rhode Island. The Rhode Island scenario is not an isolated case; by the end…

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New Almond Technology: Isolating The Good, The Bad And The Bitter

California has been the object of many epithets over the years, and calling it the World Almond Capital isn’t far off the mark. To put this in perspective, the state produces 80% of the total almonds in the world, a monumental figure by any standards. Raw almonds have this subdued feel while the roasted ones have an intense smoky or salty taste. However, bad almonds taste strange and bitter when cooked, which is why the industry works hard to isolate the good from the bad when raw. The problem is…

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Pramiracetam For Increased Brain Function

Don’t we all just wish we were so brilliant that it didn’t take too much brain work to excel in our work or studies? Of course there are individuals who possess this ability just by virtue of the genes they inherited. These are the people whose comprehension is really fast and have a memory that seems to be compartmentalized better than the rest of us. Research into smart drugs reveals that there is still hope for people who need to boost their cognitive abilities. Pramiracetam was developed in 1970 as…

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Benefits Of Royal Jelly And Bee Pollen

A lot of people only associate bees with honey, but there is much more that comes from their activities at the hive. Bee pollen and royal jelly are nutrition for the bee and are just as healthy for human beings. In recent years, these natural super foods have gained prominence thanks to their health benefits and the fact that they cannot be synthesized in a laboratory. From body builders to natural food enthusiasts, these two bee products have become the new craze. Victoria Beckham even tweeted about her new found…

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Pine Pollen A Natural Hormone Boosting Remedy

There are plenty of testosterone boosters out there that are synthetic. When you get one that is natural then it makes things even better. Pine pollen has a potent supply of actual male hormones. We don’t know of many plants that have androgens in them therefore having one that works so well should be a reason to smile. Everybody wants to sleep better and have an energy filled day. The typical day at work can wear a lot of us out even before it’s mid-day. As you are about to…

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Intercontinental architecture; a villa design that combines the best of Sweden and Japan

When Ola Torrang first went to Japan he had his mind set on greater things. Little did he know just how great a thing he would come up with. After finishing his masters degree Ola set out to work for an architectural firm in Japan and soon found that the designs over there fascinated him. As a result of obsessively thinking about the ingenious designs he saw, he came up with his own. The ‘fairy tale’ house was preceded with a similar design that was meant for his parents back…

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10 Things That Should Make You Proud To Be An American

The Fourth of July is upon us. The day we beat the Brits and became our own self-governed people. Those were the good days: Paul Revere, cutting down cherry trees, throwing tea into the ocean, giving small pox to innocent natives. Man, being an American was as great then as it is now. In honor of the upcoming holiday and hopefully to boost your nationalism I’ve created a short list that points out just how fucking great America is. FREEDOM!   1. Fat people. They take up extra space on…

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