Saturday, January 19, 2019

MGM Resorts expands board with hedge fund veteran

MGM Resorts International today announced the appointment of Keith A. Meister to the company's board of directors, effective Friday,...

Bernstein forecasts 3 percent GGR growth in 2019

VIP headwinds are likely to cause further deceleration of the sector in 2019, and may knock-on to the higher...

BOSA to debate federal oversight of US sports betting

PASPA may have fallen, but its long-awaited demise hasn’t quite signaled the end of federal intervention into sports betting,...

Shizuoka’s Makinohara city may be preparing IR bid

Operating below the media radar, there are indications that an IR bid may soon emerge from Makinohara city in...

Corona Casino to open Saturday, to admit locals

The Corona Casino in Phu Quoc island is scheduled to open for business on Saturday becoming the first in Vietnam to admit locals onto the floor under a three-year pilot scheme.

Get Nice teams with Shotoku Rinaldo for IR bid

Hong Kong-listed Get Nice Holdings, the former owner of Macau’s Waldo casino, has formed a joint venture with Shitoku Rinaldo Corp. to bid for a licence in Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan.

Foreign tourists spent more than $41b in 2018

Foreign tourists visiting Japan spent a record JPY4.5 trillion (about $41.5 billion) during the course of 2018, according to a preliminary estimate by the Japan Tourism Agency.

Sugal & Damani Group launches Khel Group platform

Indian gaming company Sugal & Damani Group has announced the launch of a new fantasy sports website, KhelChamps, local...

Local operators criticise new bill for locals ban, fees

Nepal has proposed new regulations to tighten oversight of its casinos, just five years after passing legislation to govern the sector, though some local operators have expressed disappointment at a ban on locals and high fees.

Betting on local gambling

Vietnam’s steadily expanding gaming industry is seen as having among the best potential in Asia, with a pilot scheme allowing locals to gamble for the first time expected to spur further interest from international investors.


Evoplay Entertainment signs SoftGamings partnership

Evoplay Entertainment, the innovative game development studio, has agreed to supply its games to SoftGamings. The deal will see some of the supplier’s most innovative titles made...

Separately bookable workshops at ASEAN Gaming Summit 2019

Two highly-requested workshops will be delivered during this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit 2019 - both of which are not to be missed. On Tuesday,...

Asia Live Tech shortlisted for best online casino supplier in London awards

It has been truly a great 2018 for Asia Live Tech with a series of new features being introduced to the market and at the same time being one of the very few Asian iGaming companies to ever have been shortlisted in the Las Vegas Global Gaming Awards.

HOGO, AGB to launch IR Seminar in Wakayama

HOGO has announced a partnership with Asia Gaming Brief and the Wakayama Chamber of Commerce for the purpose of launching the Wakayama Integrated Resort...

ASEAN Gaming Summit 2019

The third edition of ASEAN Gaming Summit is set to impress once again, drawing over 300 operators, suppliers, and regulators from Asia’s online and land-based...