OSK: Casinos may be hit with higher taxes than NFOs

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  • Saturday, 23 Aug 2008

PETALING JAYA: Casinos may be hit with a higher tax structure than numbers forecast operators (NFOs) under the gaming sector tax structure to be announced in Budget 2009 next week.

OSK Research in a sector update report yesterday said: “Raising casino taxes is unlikely to cause a significant drop in casino visits apart from the VIP segment, as most of Resorts World’s casino visitors are domestic day trippers.”

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