Sunday, November 18, 2018

AIGF demands probe on illegal foreign betting websites

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding action be taken against offshore...

IPI temporarily shuts casino amidst island tourism slump

Imperial Pacific International will be temporarily shutting down its casino operations “until further notice” in the wake of Super...

Osaka urged to build huge conference center at Yumeshima IR

The ninth meeting of Osaka’s IR Promotion Conference was held on November 14, and it was agreed that the prospective Yumeshima IR should include an international conference center that can host more than 5000 people, which is nearly double the size of largest currently-existing conference center in the city and would be among the largest in Asia.

Hosoda pushes IR bid on unwilling Okinawa

Hiroyuki Hosoda, a senior ruling party politician, publicly pushed Okinawa to make an IR bid in spite of the fact that the newly-elected Governor Denny Tamaki has stated repeatedly that he opposes such a bid.

Macau CEO says studies continue on concession renewals

Macau CEO Fernando Chui Sai On gave his 2019 policy address on Thursday, but gave few details about the process for renewing the territory’s gaming concessions and was vague when pressed by reporters at a follow up question and answer session.

Foxwoods, Mohegan generate more than $3.7b in economic activity

The 2018 Indian Gaming Industry Report by Meister Economic Consulting finds that the two tribe-owned casino resorts in Connecticut—Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment—generate a combined $3.7 billion in economic activity through taxes, job-creation, and other aspects.

Half of Macau smoking rooms won’t be approved by 2019

Macau’s health authorities have so far approved 49 requests for new smoking lounges, but warn that at least half...

DFNN reports increased revenue across all business segments

Philippines-listed DFNN saw increased revenue across all its businesses, with total consolidated revenue increasing 16 percent to P984.3 million...

No clarity in casino concession countdown

The first of Macau’s six casino concessions expire in less than 18 months, though the operators who have invested billions in the territory still have no clarity as to how, or even if, those licenses to operate will be renewed.

Philippines, Cambodia in likely firing line for China online crackdown

There’s growing concern that China may launch a crackdown on the streaming of casino games into the country next year, potentially dealing a major blow to the booming industry in the Philippines and Cambodia.


Limelight Latency

Overcoming latency in gaming

By Jaheer Abbas, Senior Director, SEA & India at Limelight Networks The Asia Pacific region is slated to be the largest in the world for...

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...

SiGMA 2018