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19 06, 2019

Legal online casinos in Switzerland 4 licences granted

By |2019-06-19T05:36:18+00:00June 19th, 2019|Online casino, Swiss casinos|0 Comments

It's done! On Friday the 7th of June 2019, the Swiss Federal Council gave the green light for the granting of gaming licences to 4 online casinos. The Federal Commission for Casinos in Switzerland (CFMJ) had approved the licences that allow some online casinos in Switzerland to legally offer their games from the 1st of [...]

8 05, 2019

The first four Swiss online casinos soon operational

By |2019-05-08T11:05:59+00:00May 8th, 2019|Online casino, Swiss casinos|0 Comments

A few months after the implementation of the new law regulating the cash games business in Switzerland, the country is getting ready to welcome its first online casinos. With the first group of licences in place, everything is ready for the launch from next July. The legal Swiss online casinos will allow Swiss residents play [...]

24 08, 2014

Online Gambling to be regulated in Switzerland

By |2014-08-24T09:30:17+00:00August 24th, 2014|Online casino, Swiss casinos|0 Comments

Internet gambling may soon be legally available to players in Switzerland. This month, the Swiss federal government is to discuss a new draft online gambling bill. The question of legalising and regulating internet gambling in Switzerland has been under consideration for some time and it had initially been thought that the new gambling bill would [...]

22 12, 2013

Montreux Casino is smiling again

By |2015-05-27T19:27:03+00:00December 22nd, 2013|Slot machines, Swiss casinos|0 Comments

Since 2009 the Swiss can’t smoke anymore in public places or in the workplace. The Swiss land based casinos had to obey this law and for this reason they created smoking rooms for players addicted to smoking. This caused a considerable loss of business to the tune of 20% for the Montreux casino. To re-launch [...]

14 12, 2013

Zurich opens its largest casino

By |2014-12-30T17:17:20+00:00December 14th, 2013|Swiss casinos|0 Comments

On the 1st of November last, the largest casino in Switzerland opened much to the joy of the people of Zurich. This former department store in the city centre needed 11 months of renovations to transform it into a modern venue and it cost more than 45 million francs. The 3000m2 holds 26 gaming rooms [...]

6 12, 2013

Swiss Casinos affected by the economic downturn

By |2014-05-27T12:24:45+00:00December 6th, 2013|News, Swiss casinos|0 Comments

There has been a general lowering of income from gaming in France and neighbouring countries are also having similar difficulties. Switzerland, which up to now has benefited from flourishing business in this area has had to face several factors which have led to a falling off in business. The economic downturn hasn’t spared Switzerland which [...]

30 11, 2013

Card Fraud in a Swiss Casino

By |2014-07-03T15:34:57+00:00November 30th, 2013|Baccarat, BlackJack, Swiss casinos|0 Comments

The punishment has been meted out, fines and jail sentences up to two years for 6 casino gamblers. Over the period of a year from 2008 to 2009, conmen obtained about a half a million euros by using marked cards. A long jail sentence of two years was given to an Italian living in Tessin. [...]