Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Macau visitor arrivals totalled 35.8 million in 2018

The number of visitors headed to Macau increased 9.8 percent year-on-year in 2018, reaching a total of 35.8 million...

Jeju cracking down on Korean overseas residents

Jeju authorities are stepping up their surveillance of Korean overseas residents attempting to enter the island’s casinos. Locals are banned...

Philippine GGR seen at $4.1b in 2019

The Philippine Gaming and Amusement Corp. (PAGCOR) expects gross gambling revenue in the country to gain 8.5 percent to...

Geographical proximity not factor in IR licensing: Wakayama

Wakayama Prefecture has revealed that it continues to be told by the national authorities that its proximity to Osaka...

Hokkaido wraps up IR Experts’ Committee

The Hokkaido IR Experts’ Committee held its fourth and final meeting on Monday, producing no surprises but once again...

Studio City reshuffles debt; S&P says outlook stable

Studio City Finance, a unit of Studio City International Holdings (SCIHL), said it will offer new senior notes to raise funds to redeem outstanding debt.

Underground bank bust no impact on Macau

The underground bank crackdown earlier this month has not had any material impact on Macau’s gaming industry, say analysts...

Aruze announces revolving credit facility

Aruze Gaming America on Monday announced it has entered into a multi-year revolving credit facility agreement, to raise funds...

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...