Monday, November 18, 2019

SkyCity wants to swap blackjack tables for slots

SkyCity Entertainment Limited will be going before the New Zealand gambling regulator on Tuesday to seek permission to swap...

Lawrence Ho expects 2019 to be a ‘down year’

Melco Resorts & Entertainment chief executive Lawrence Ho said he expects the US-China trade war and renminbi devaluation to...

Empire Resorts shareholders approve acquisition from Genting

Shareholders of Empire Resorts have approved of its merger with Genting Malaysia, which will see Genting own 38.3 percent...

Shareholders approve Eldorado’s acquisition of Caesars Entertainment

The blockbuster $17.3 billion deal by which Eldorado Resorts will take over Caesars Entertainment, thus creating the largest US IR operator, has cleared one of its main hurdles as the stockholders of both companies gave their consent on Friday.

China cryptocurrency to combat illegal online gambling

The People’s Bank of China is reportedly nearing launch of the world’s first state-backed cryptocurrency, called Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP), and combating illegal online gambling is one of its purposes.

POGO workers linked to prostitution rings

Quezon City Representative Precious Hipolito-Castelo is urging an investigation of prostitution rings catering exclusively to Philippine Gaming Offshore Operators (POGO) workers, just as a number of high-profile cases are hitting the media.

IPI to appear before grand jury in Jan

Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific International has been summoned to testify before a grand jury in January, as has...

IGT Q3 revenue up on global gaming product sales

International Game Technology (IGT) posted a 3 percent increase in revenue at constant currency in 19Q3, driven by growth...

POGOs to resist political pressures

With the win from China-facing igaming operations forecast to hit $33 billion in 2019, the Philippines has little incentive to curb activities of POGOs.

Melco, MGM outshine peers in Q3

Melco Resorts & Entertainment and MGM China outperformed their peers in the latest reporting season, as the ramp up of new product offerings drove growth.
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Cambodia stops issuing online gambling licenses

Cambodia will no longer issue licenses to online gambling businesses, and all existing licenses will not be renewed when they are expired, the Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said in a directive on Sunday, Xinhua reports.

Stay tuned for upcoming AGB events

It's an exciting year for Asia Gaming Brief, with three upcoming events aimed at exploring the most lucrative opportunities in the Asia gaming industry...

AGB receives government endorsement for Mekong Gaming Summit

Asia Gaming Brief is delighted to announce that it has received official endorsement from H.E. Academician General Aun Pornmoniroth, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of...

Offering table games and more

Table game technology has come a very long way from the days of the “dumb table”. As operators and their customers become more demanding,...

ASEAN Gaming Summit

   The ASEAN Gaming Summit returns on 17-19 March 2020 at the Shangri-La BGC in Manila, the Philippines for its high-anticipated fourth edition.Following popular demand, the three-day conference aims...

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