Thursday, November 15, 2018

AGTech wins the contract for virtual football lottery in Jiangsu

A subsidiary of AGTech Holdings, Asia Gaming Technologies (Beijing) Co., has been awarded the technical cooperation contract by the...

China downplays reports $20b missing in lottery

Chinese authorities are downplaying reports circulating on social media that RMB136 billion ($19.5 billion) has been embezzled from the state lotteries by corrupt officials.

World Expo and IR would boost Osaka economy: Nomura

The Japanese brokerage Nomura agrees with the sentiments of the Osaka government in a November 9 research note that declares, “a win for both the World Expo bid and the casino license would be expected to boost investment returns and have a positive impact on Osaka's economy.”

Cost savings may offset tax hikes for Genting: Fitch

Genting is likely to see a decline of around 8 percent to 9 percent in group earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortization and rent/restructuring costs (EBITDAR) as a result of the Malaysian government’s decision to hike taxes in this year’s budget, though potential cost savings may offset the impact on the group’s financial profile, Fitch Ratings says.

Alphaslot showcases blockchain for gaming at Sora Summit

The first ever Sora Summit, which was designed to develop opportunities in the blockchain ecosystem, particularly in Asia, kicked off in Macau on Tuesday, attracting more than 70 speakers from key global stakeholders.

Cruise association wants gambling allowed within Indian waters

The India Cruise Lines Association (INCLA) has petitioned the Prime Minister to amend current gambling laws which would allow...

Malaysian police take down WeChat gambling syndicate

Malaysian police have crippled an online gambling ring, arresting 118 people in a raid on Sunday. The illegal gambling syndicated...

Trials begin for Vietnam $420 million gambling ring

Trials have begun for the suspects involved in a $420 million illegal gambling ring, which was busted in May...

Technology tools to boost table game yields

The development of new technologies is creating opportunities to optimize casino operations in a way that would not have been thought possible a few years ago, in particular when it comes to table management, though there is debate over which systems provide the best solution.

Emerging Asian markets to lead sales growth

Macau is likely to remain the largest market in Asia for electronic table games (ETGs) for the foreseeable future due to its sheer size, though growth is slowing and emerging markets such as Vietnam and the Philippines are likely lead further expansion.

 

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...

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