LONDON (Reuters) – Spain has awarded online gaming licenses to companies including Bwin.party digital and Sportingbet in a move that will raise tax revenue and removes regulatory uncertainty hanging over operators. As many as 59 firms have applied to operate in the cash-strapped country. Companies will pay tax at the rate of 25 percent of gross gaming revenue, Bwin.party said.
Daily Archives: June 8, 2012
Importance of Sports Marketing in the Modern Era INTRODUTION Marketing through sport is a concept that emerged in the 1980s and showed a significant growth over last two decades. Sport marketing has been a significant factor in boosting up the sports industry. With the passage of time, considerable growth has been observed in the field of sports marketing. Huge amount of revenue was generated in the year 2010, which encouraged the adoption of new marketing strategies with the objectives of [...]
(Reuters) – Nintendo Co Ltd has more to prove than ever when it takes the wraps off its highly anticipated Wii U gaming console at next weeks E3, the $78.5 billion videogame industrys most important yearly trade show. Gamers and Wall Street analysts alike will be closely watching for the next salvos from Nintendo, Sony Corp and Microsoft Corp – the big three of console manufacturers who have been at war for the past decade. The main story line at [...]
The following video is part of our Motley Fool Conversations series, in which senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker and chief technology officer Jeremy Phillips discuss topics across the investing world. Reports surfaced last week that Hewlett-Packard is set to lay off 25,000 to 30,000 employees. While this would represent a less than 10% cut in head count, Bloomberg reports that up to 15,000 of these workers would be from the enterprise services group. This would come after HPs Â 2008 acquisition [...]