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Thursday, Jan 19, 2017

Lottery sales in Southern Vietnam increased 8.1 percent to VND 66.68 trillion ($2.9 billion) in 2016. A total of 856 million lottery tickets were sold via the region’s 21 lottery firms. Combined profit between the firms are estimated to be around VND 8.8 trillion.

ElsewhereFriday, Jan 20, 2017

Casino operator Las Vegas Sands has agreed to pay a $7 million criminal penalty to end a U.S. Department of Justice probe into whether it violated anti-bribery laws by paying a consultant to help it obtain a license in Macau from 2006-2009.

MacauFriday, Jan 20, 2017

HK-listed Sands China Ltd. has declared an interim dividend of HK$0.99 per share, according to a filing from the operator on Friday.

IndiaFriday, Jan 20, 2017

A Mizoram-based NGO has urged the chairman of the state assembly’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to hand over an alleged lottery scandal to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), local media reports.

ElsewhereFriday, Jan 20, 2017

SBTech has scooped the prestigious award for Best Sports Betting Supplier for the second year running at the eGR Nordics Awards, held on January 17 in Malta.

ElsewhereFriday, Jan 20, 2017

ICE 2017 will provide a major showcase for TCSJOHNHUXLEY’s Qorex electronic gaming solutions.

ElsewhereFriday, Jan 20, 2017

BetConstruct will continue to challenge the status quo this year, with products and solutions that will cement its place as one of the most forward-looking companies around.

Pacific IslandsFriday, Jan 20, 2017

Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific International says it is happy with the progress of the 902 Consultations between the CNMI and federal governments.

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