20, Mar, 2018

The Philippines is in a strong position to capture a growing share of the premium mass market to help diversify its tourism base, according to Bloomberg Intelligence.

20, Mar, 2018

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (Pagcor) Chair Andrea Domingo says the regulator expects to double the revenue it receives from its offshore online gaming license once a new audit platform is up and running.

19, Mar, 2018

Leisure & Resorts World Corp (LRWC) said one of its units has bought a 23-hectare site on Boracay island to develop a $500 million integrated resort with Galaxy Entertainment.

19, Mar, 2018

At least three people have been killed after a fire at a hotel and casino in Manila on Sunday, forcing the evacuation of more than 300 guests, local media reports.

18, Mar, 2018

Galaxy Entertainment Group’s proposed $500 million casino in Boracay will be proceeding despite an impending closure of the island for up to one year.

17, Mar, 2018

Berjaya Sports Toto, a Malaysian lottery company and car sales dealer, said its Q3 revenue edged up 2.7 percent as higher sales at the auto unit offset lower revenue from its Malaysian and Philippine lottery operations.

15, Mar, 2018

Gaming Laboratories International has become the first independent accredited gaming test laboratory to successfully complete and issue IP Blocking Certificates for Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) licensees.

14, Mar, 2018

In the words of Las Vegas Sands Chief Operating Officer Rob Goldstein, “Singapore is a wonderful success story, but at this point it's just a very large producer of EBITDA without growth prospects in the near future.”

Goldstein was speaking to analysts after a record year for the company’s Marina Bay Sands property that saw adjusted property EBITDA up 24.6 percent to $456 million in Q4. The margin was a robust 52.5 percent, compared with just 34.6 percent for the company’s Macau properties.

14, Mar, 2018

The question of technology’s role on the casino floor has always been a divisive one.

Traditionalists will argue that core products, like Blackjack, have been popular for hundreds of years, and will remain so long into the future.

Others will point to how the land-based sector has struggled to engage younger audiences as evidence that technology needs to be better deployed on the casino floor.

14, Mar, 2018

Steve Trowbridge, CEO of Rhetroactive, will be speaking about the role of non-gaming amenities at the ASEAN Gaming Conference, taking place in Manila.

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