Ceuta: The Spanish City That Mirrors Gibraltar And Wants What It Has

There is a disputed territory bordering the Mediterranean Sea where thousands queue every day, often in boiling heat, to cross the border for jobs, and it is not Gibraltar.

The Spanish city of Ceuta is offering a package of generous tax breaks as part of a plan to become an online gambling hub like Gibraltar or Malta.

It is attracting interest — Playtech, 888 Holdings and Gamesys Group expect to move their Spanish operations there by early next year, and 21 companies including Betfred, Sisal and Mondobet have moved or agreed to move there, according to city officials.

Brexit has opened the door for other regions to poach from Gibraltar those online gambling companies that need to keep their foot in the European Union.

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