24, Jan, 2017

The potential increase in gaming device tax paid by casinos in Russia has not yet been finalized, contrary to media reports, says brokerage Union Gaming.

23, Jan, 2017

The Russian Finance Ministry has initiated a two-fold increase in gambling tax rates, applying to all taxable gambling activities, according to the government website.

10, Jan, 2017

Digital Sports Tech, a B2B provider of next generation sports betting solutions, has entered the Russian market for the first time via a deal with the country’s largest sportsbook operator, Fonbet.

09, Jan, 2017

SJM Holdings executive director Angela Leong doesn’t believe the opening of casinos in Japan will have a strong effect on Macau.

09, Jan, 2017

The Japanese government is considering submitting a bill to introduce a basic law on gambling addiction prevention. The law would require gambling operators, including municipal governments to put together basic plans for toughening gambling regulations, said unnamed sources.

05, Jan, 2017

Japan will prove to be the largest opportunity in gaming today and all hospitality companies will be active in the market evaluating the potential opportunity while the legislation is being written.

05, Jan, 2017

Regulators and policymakers alike will come under increasing pressure to address issues such as the integrity of sports betting, whether social gaming should be regulated, what prescriptive standards and requirements should be set aside in favour of risk-based regulatory oversight, and how emerging technologies like virtual reality games should be evaluated for suitability to be offered as gambling propositions.

05, Jan, 2017

Predictions for the 2017 Asian Gaming market could be precarious, but I speculate we will begin to see disruptive technologies migrate to the mainstream.

05, Jan, 2017

Russia’s Tigre de Cristal casino, operated by Hong Kong based Summit Ascent Holdings had reportedly welcomed over 200,000 people in 2016, according to local official Konstantin Shestakov.

05, Jan, 2017

The Sochi Casino and Resort, a five-star complex located on the Gorki Gorod mountain resort officially opens its doors today.

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