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Call for banks to help e-Gaming firms

Jason Moorhouse MHK

Arbory, Castletown and Malew MHK Jason Moorhouse says e-businesses are finding it difficult to open bank accounts, and the Island's economy could suffer unless something's done soon.

In the House of Keys this week he asked Post Office chair Julie Edge MHK whether the organisation would apply for a banking license to help firms out.

Mrs Edge said there were no plans to do so - something Mr Moorhouse says is disappointing.

He says he was surprised to discover compliance worries meant some egaming firms struggled to find banking facilities here:

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