Tag Archives: Irakli Garibashvili

PokerStars exit signals mass Georgia withdrawal 

PokerStars has notified players and media partners in Georgia, that it will terminate its online gambling services for the CIS nation on 1 March 2022.  The flagship poker subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment, PokerStars has contacted Georgian players informing them to withdraw all account balances by the end of February. In its closing statement, PokerStars outlined that it would honour “customer …

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Georgia PM moves forward on tax, age and advertising clampdown of gambling

Georgia PM Irakli Garibashvili has followed through on his demands for drastic restrictions to be placed on the online gambling industry protecting citizens and the economy.  In an update at the Executive Government Meeting, Garibashvili backed a new draft proposal recommending that taxation on online gambling be increased, to an ‘overall tax base of the sector’ rising by between 65% …

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