Saturday, May 26, 2018

Philippine prosecutors clear Kazuo Okada

Philippine prosecutors in Paranaque and Makati cities have dropped all charges filed against Japanese gaming billionaire Kazuo Okada.

Govt issues warning to telecom companies about online gambling

Myanmar’s Ministry of Transport and Communication has issued a warning to all private telecommunication companies to “stay out” of...

Strong domestic performance drives GENM 18Q1 results

Genting Malaysia Berhad, operator of Resorts World Genting (RWG) in Malaysia reported a 16 percent improvement in net profit...

Laguna Lang Co gets casino license, expects 2022 opening

The Laguna Lăng Cô integrated resort is expected to open its new casino in 2022, after receiving the country’s...

Ho open to partnering with Packer again

During an interview with CNBC’s Christine Tan, Melco Resorts chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho said he “wouldn’t hesitate” to...

Views Hainan promotion to impact Hengqin “ill-informed”

In my view as a Hengqin-centric investor and investment consultant, April’s announcement of tourism development plans for Hainan Island...

After successful fundraising, crypto gambling projects look to the future

The blockchain-based gambling projects which successfully fundraised tens of millions of dollars via initial coin offerings (ICOs) last year...

Gambling addiction bill set to pass House of Representatives

Diet debate on the Basic Bill on Gambling Addiction Countermeasures began on Wednesday in the lower house’s Cabinet Committee, and the legislation is expected to be passed by a plenary session of House of Representatives by the end of business on Friday, May 25.

SBM adds high-class “software” to Galaxy IR bid

Jean-Louis Masurel, managing director of Société des Bains de Mer (SBM), the owner-operator of the Monte Carlo Casino and other major properties within the Principality of Monaco, minces no words in explaining why his storied European firm chose the Galaxy Entertainment Group as its Asian partner—because they are “the best.”

IEC to buy Wigan football club

Hong Kong-listed gaming and entertainment firm, International Entertainment Corp., said it has finalized an accord to buy the U.K.’s Wigan Athletic Football Club, for GBP22.4 million ($29.9 million), including outstanding loans.

Three SEZs too many for Vietnam, conference told

Vietnam should not try to build three special economic zones (SEZs) at once, but should hold a test run of one first, a leading lawyer and delegate to a National Assembly conference said.

Genting HK seeks mandate to dispose of remaining NCLH stock

Genting Hong Kong is seeking a shareholder mandate to sell the remaining shares in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to raise funds for future development.

Suncity reportedly seeking legal opinion on Beijing Imperial

Suncity Group Holdings is reportedly taking legal advice after rival junket operator Amax International Holdings disputed its assertion it has taken control of the shuttered Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel in Macau.

Tourist arrivals to Macau up 8 pct in April

Visitor arrivals to Macau in April rose 8 percent year-on-year, led once again by a rise in Mainland Chinese...

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2018

Established in 1990, the Australasian Gaming Expo is the world's third-largest casino gaming equipment trade show. Based at the International Convention Centre in Darling Harbor,...

India Gaming Conclave 2018

World Gaming Executive Summit

G2E Las Vegas

MGS Entertainment Show 2018