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BIR lists taxes on offshore gaming – Inquirer.net

Philippine offshore gaming operations (Pogo) licensed by the state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. will be slapped a number of taxes in a bid to lessen foregone revenues from such activities, the Bureau of Internal Revenue said. Under Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 102-2017 issued by Internal Revenue Commissioner Caesar R. …

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Too much video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder – WLOS

Parents and kids filled The Retrocade on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo credit: WLOS) ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —  A draft of the World Health Organization’s updated International Classification of Diseases includes a “gaming disorder,” which recognizes video game addiction. Psychiatrist Stephen Buie, with the Pisgah Institute, says American health professionals use a …

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Column: Let's legalize internet gaming – The Detroit News

Brandt Iden Published 11:01 p.m. ET Dec. 26, 2017 What the industry calls “igaming” already is legal in four states — Delaware, Nevada, New Jersey and Pennsylvania — and many other states are lining up behind them to do the same, Iden writes.(Photo: Leon Neal / AFP/Getty Images) The internet …

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"Gaming disorder" to be recognized – Boing Boing

The New Scientist reports that the World Health Organization is to include “gaming disorder” in its International Classification of Diseases (Amazon). The wording is yet to be finalized, but will encompass gaming “to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other life interests” and meets various criteria of adverse effects …

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