Michelle Cummins:  “We are witnessing a new wave of taxes and legislation facts impossible to apply”  Michelle Cummins:  “Suntem martorii asaltului altor taxe şi reglementări legislative imposibil de aplicat”
20 mai 2011

Michelle Cummins: “We are witnessing a new wave of taxes and legislation facts impossible to apply” Michelle Cummins: “Suntem martorii asaltului altor taxe şi reglementări legislative imposibil de aplicat”

A great interview with Michelle Cummins, Casino Bucharest’s General Manager, about laws, taxes and other things that pressure the Romanian gambling industry.   In your opinion, how is the gambling market now, compared to the situation in 2010? It is very difficult to make any firm statements about the current gambling market – everything is still in flux. Signs of recovery can be identified one week and the next week business...

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Lucien Wijsman, the Man with the Slot!Lucien Wijsman, omul cu slotul!
16 mai 2011

Lucien Wijsman, the Man with the Slot!Lucien Wijsman, omul cu slotul!

The Dutch born in 1962 came a little bit late in gaming business, but then he quickly became a renowed genius regarding Slot Machines. Here are some of his thoughts regarding past, future trends, impressions on Romania, players profiles and other interesting facts.   Please tell us few things about you and your background regarding gambling, but mostly about the slots machine business. How did it start? How long have you been...

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Florin Fugașin, Executive director :”even if we are operating on a competition market, together we will succeed!”   Florin Fugașin, Director Executiv ROMSLOT:” Deși activăm pe o piață concurențială, împreună vom reuși!”
04 mai 2011

Florin Fugașin, Executive director :”even if we are operating on a competition market, together we will succeed!” Florin Fugașin, Director Executiv ROMSLOT:” Deși activăm pe o piață concurențială, împreună vom reuși!”

Please tell us few words about you Even though my contacts with the gambling industry started when in Bucharest there were only two casinos, eliminated meanwhile, my role within ROMSLOT is a totally different one: to mediate and bring together all the parts involved, either we are dealing with operators, authorities or mass media. I am 34 with 14 years experience within press, PR agency, and then head positions for prestigious...

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SORIN CONSTANTINESCU : “We only want loyal competition”SORIN CONSTANTINESCU : “Nu vrem decât concurență loială între noi”
02 mai 2011

SORIN CONSTANTINESCU : “We only want loyal competition”SORIN CONSTANTINESCU : “Nu vrem decât concurență loială între noi”

What can you tell us about the new law in force? After long expectations, we have started the discussions on this law about one year ago, since December 2009, when the Gaming Commission where we are participants, not members, since we have no right to vote, someone within the Govern opened the discussion due to the fact that large amounts leave the country. We are talking about almost 500 million euros- revenues from on line gaming,...

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