20, Jul, 2017

Asia’s gaming markets have seen a strong first half, with Macau, the Philippines and Cambodia leading the way, prompting some analysts to revise upwards their targets for the full year.

But it hasn’t all been plain sailing; the fatal attack on Resorts World Manila lead to a suspension of its gambling operations in June, while South Korea continues to underperform after a diplomatic spat with China, which banned tour groups after Seoul agreed to deploy a U.S. missile shield.

19, Jul, 2017

The provincial committee of Thua Thien-Hue is asking the government’s permission to increase the investment capital of the Laguna Lang Co project to US$2 billion, as well as to open a casino in the complex.

16, Jul, 2017

Hedge fund Nine Masts Capital is challenging the revised terms of the convertible bond deal between NagaCorp and its founder, arguing that the agreement would short change minority shareholders.

14, Jul, 2017

NagaWorld will be subject to an additional tax bill on its non-gaming operations, similar to the $16.6 million tax that was imposed last year.

11, Jul, 2017

Cambodian casino operator NagaCorp posted a boost in net profit for the half year ended June 30, 2017, attributed to robust business volume growth across all segments, particularly in VIP.

02, Jul, 2017

The Ho Tram Project Company (HTP) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with a Vietnam-based natural gas distributor in a move towards cleaner, greener power.

29, Jun, 2017

A heat map of the casinos clustered around Thailand’s borders are a strong indicator of how much interest there would be if the Kingdom were to legalize gambling.

According to recent research by Rattaphong Sornsuphap, from the College of Social Innovation at Rangsit University, there are at least 32 casinos he would term as “serious” that are seeking to tap the Thai market, with most along the frontiers with Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. That doesn’t count the many more fly-by-night operations seeking to cash in on the Thai market from dusty border towns.

29, Jun, 2017

Adverse changes in the regulatory environment in Vietnam have prompted Success Dragon to terminate its Greyhound operation agreements in Vietnam.

26, Jun, 2017

Betsoft Gaming have signed a partnership deal with Clubvegas999.com, operated by Zustro.com, a site that works in association with the prominent land-based casino HaTien Vegas Entertainment resort.

25, Jun, 2017

Founder and CEO of Nagacorp, Tan Sri Dr. Chen Lip Keong is now seeking a concurrent conversion of the TSCLK Complex and NagaCity Walk bonds, rather than his previously planned staggered conversion.

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