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28 May, 2024
 

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1. ''Government'' moves to license casino at controversial airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-moves-to-license-casino-at-controversial-airport

The ''government'' in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus is reportedly moving forward with plans to grant a ''license to operate'' a casino within the controversial Tympou airport, according to the local newspaper Avroupa....

2. No jurors chosen yet in senator Menendez’s corruption trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-jurors-chosen-yet-in-senator-menendez-s-corruption-trial

Jury selection began in the corruption trial of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez on Monday, with a judge excusing dozens of prospective jurors in a case that could affect the Democrat's political future and the makeup of the U.S. Senate....

3. Melco's European expansion hit by tax cuts in occupied Cyprus casinos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/melco-s-european-expansion-hit-by-tax-cuts-in-occupied-cyprus-casinos

Melco Resorts & Entertainment's grand venture, the City of Dreams Mediterranean, faces a dramatic twist in its European odyssey as northern Cyprus casinos brace for a tax overhaul. ...

4. State collects €90 million in taxes from casinos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/state-collects-€90-million-in-taxes-from-casino

The state has seen a boost in tax revenue since the summer of 2018 when the temporary casino debuted in Limassol. The trend continues with the current operation of the resort and satellite locations in the provinces....

5. Cyprus targets gambling addiction with new GESY proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-targets-gambling-addiction-with-new-gesy-proposal

In January 2024, the National Betting Authority submitted a comprehensive proposal to the Minister of Health, advocating for the inclusion of treatment for gambling-related behavioral disorders in Gesy, Cyprus' healthcare system. ...

6. Concerns grow over new faces controlling the streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-grow-over-new-faces-controlling-the-streets

Amid a series of serious events, concerns intensify as the Minister of Justice officially addresses the ''difficult situation.''...

7. Central prison under scrutiny in Kalogeropoulos murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/central-prison-under-scrutiny-in-kalogeropoulos-murder-investigation

In a harrowing turn of events, the communities of Nicosia and Limassol find themselves on edge following two shocking murders that have left residents and law enforcement agencies deeply unsettled....

8. Fontainebleau's $3.7 billion Vegas resort finally opens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fontainebleau-s-$3-7-billion-vegas-resort-finally-opens

After an arduous 23-year journey, real estate magnate Jeffrey Soffer is finally realizing his dream. On December 13, the Florida-based developer will unveil his latest masterpiece in Las Vegas—a stunning $3.7 billion resort boasting seven exquisite pools, an impressive array of 36 restaurants and bars, and an exclusive rooftop club that offers breathtaking skyline vistas....

9. Cypriot national injured in billion-dollar money laundering sweep

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-national-injured-in-billion-dollar-money-laundering-sweep

Singapore law enforcement authorities disclosed on Thursday that a Cypriot national sustained injuries while attempting to evade capture by leaping from a second-floor balcony within an affluent district, marking one of the most significant money laundering cases to date. ...

10. Cyprus’ City of Dreams keeps union stewards at bay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-city-of-dreams-keeps-union-stewards-at-bay

Cyprus’ City of Dreams, Europe’s largest integrated casino resort, is moving ahead with plans this year to welcome guests with open arms, but union officials are not among them...

11. Lottery winner in Larnaca pockets over 8 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lottery-winner-in-larnaca-pockets-over-8-million

A lottery ticket played in Larnaca district over the weekend ended up winning a huge fortune to the tune of €8.7 million...

12. North plays catch-up with illicit cash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-plays-catch-up-with-illicit-cash

Turkish Cypriot authorities have their hands full as they investigate large sums of money being laundered in Cyprus, with cases ranging from probing courier operations south of the divided island’s UN buffer zone to media speculating on the scope of rampant tax evasion in the north...

13. Bodies found in Lake Mead renew interest in Vegas mob lore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bodies-found-in-lake-mead-renew-interest-in-vegas-mob-lore

Las Vegas is being flooded with lore about organized crime after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of a drought-stricken Colorado River reservoir just a 30-minute drive from the notoriously mob-founded Strip....

14. €12.9 million in revenue collected from gambling sector in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€12-9-million-in-revenue-collected-from-gambling-sector-in-2021

The betting sector in Cyprus has rebounded, reaching pre-COVID-19 levels in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to financial data released by the National Betting Authority (NBA) on Tuesday....

15. Cyprus is losing its Russians, confronting existential questions about its economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-losing-its-russians-confronting-existential-questions-about-its-economy

For decades, Cyprus built an economy that courted Russians — Russian tourists, Russian investors, Russian oligarchs. ...

16. New Covid relaxations announced today (Updated)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-relaxations-announced-today

The session of the Council of Ministers which began at 10 am this morning ended shortly after noon today followed by an announcement of new relaxations to the covid restrictions in Cyprus....

17. Teddy Sagi's Playtech embroiled in takeover battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/teddy-sagi-s-playtech-embroiled-in-takeover-battle

Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi, the founder of Playtech, declined to comment on the withdrawal of Eddie Jordan's potential bid for the online gambling company he founded back in 1999....

18. Announcement of Appointment of Directors & Senior Managers in K. Treppides & Co Ltd

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/announcement-of-appointment-of-directors-senior-managers-in-k-treppides-co-ltd

The Management of K. Treppides & Co Ltd is committed to develop leaders who derive from own people and who pursue excellence in the provision of high quality specialised and unique services. ...

19. More suspects swept up in plot against Israelis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-suspects-swept-up-in-alleged-plot-against-israelis

A total of five men are in custody in Cyprus in connection with an alleged plot against Israeli businessmen on the island, with local police using phone records to identify suspects but still keeping a very tight lid on the case...

20. Alleged plot in Cyprus takes bizarre turn of events

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-plot-in-cyprus-takes-bizarre-turn-of-events

A Cypriot newspaper says it has forwarded information to police regarding an alleged plot against Israelis after it was contacted by a man who claimed he had seen the Azeri suspect hide a handgun in a hotel in the north...

21. Azeri’s defense signals hell of a fight in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/azeri-s-defense-signals-hell-of-a-fight-in-court

The defense team of an Azeri man in Cyprus, suspected in an alleged plot to assassinate Israelis on the island, has invoked its client’s right to a public trial, arguing it would be unfair to him and the court to allow insinuations of terrorism fueling a media frenzy...

22. Israel stays firm on Iran behind plot in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-still-points-to-iran-behind-plot-in-cyprus

Businessman Teddy Sagi says Cypriot police never warned him to leave, with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett insisting a thwarted alleged assassination plot was a much larger effort by Iran to kill Israelis in Cyprus and his defense minister backing the claim alluding to intelligence sources...

23. Israeli target in Cyprus identified as plot thickens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-target-in-cyprus-identified-as-plot-thickens

Israeli media suggest 'unpaid debts' were behind a thwarted alleged assassination plot in Cyprus, pointing to a billionaire in the gambling business who left the island after authorities warned an Azeri-Russian seeking him out as a suspected hit man...

24. Man who killed ex to feed addiction gets 22 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-who-killed-ex-to-feed-addiction-gets-22-years

A compulsive gambler in Limassol who strangled his former lover to death last year and robbed her with an accomplice has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for manslaughter...

25. Limassol cops shut down underground poker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cops-shut-down-underground-poker

Over a dozen people were fined by police in Limassol for violating health laws after being caught red handed engaging in an illegal poker game during night curfew...

26. Gigolo murder suspect still in custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gigolo-murder-suspect-still-in-custody

The two suspects in the murder of a well-to-do mother of three in Limassol have been order to remain in custody, while local media say a person in Nicosia was questioned after it emerged that the murder suspect had sold stolen jewelry belonging to the victim...

27. Sports betting industry crushed by coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sports-betting-industry-crushed-by-coronavirus

OPAP, Europe’s fourth-biggest betting business, has had almost all its revenue wiped out following the coronavirus pandemic lockdown measures in Greece and Cyprus, after casino operations in the Republic came to a grinding halt...

28. Officer in Greece arrested for 11 robberies around Attica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officer-in-greece-arrested-for-11-robberies-around-attica

An officer from the police force’s DIAS motorcycle-riding unit in northeastern Attica was charged with multiple robberies and violating gun laws over his alleged involvement in a total of 11 holdups in the past three months, it emerged Friday....

29. Football and Money Laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/football-and-money-laundering

It has been identified years back at European and global level, that sports and especially football is being used by criminals to launder dirty money and derive illegal income...

30. Financier's Cypriot passport rocks the boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fugitive-financier-s-cypriot-passport-rocks-the-boat

A well-known Malaysian financier wanted by authorities in several countries appears to have obtained a Cypriot passport following recommendations from Archbishop Chrysostomos who cited investment opportunities...

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