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Cyprus to allow casinos in the island’s south

The southern region of Cyprus.
The southern region of Cyprus. Image by Franco Pecchio / CC BY 2.0

Cyprus authorities have approved a bill that regulates the establishment of casinos on the island, within strict international standards. Previously Greek Cypriots had to travel from the south of the island to the Turkish-controlled north areas if they wanted to gamble. New casino resorts will be allowed to stay open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Read more: www.balkaneu.com