Saturday, August 24, 2019

Panjim MLA reassures offshore casinos removal

With the deadline to moving Goa’s offshore casinos coming up, MLA Atanasio Monserrate has reiterated his promise to relocate...

MGM 2020 EBITDA target too ambitious: Bernstein

Measures enacted as part of MGM Resorts’ “MGM 2020 Plan” will lead to an improvement in EBITDA, but is...

Paradise Ent profit falls 9.6% in 19H1

Paradise Entertainment Limited saw its profits fall 9.6 percent year-on-year to HK$23.8 million (US$3 million) in the first half...

Duterte lifts suspension on STL, with conditions

President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted the suspension on small town lottery (STL) operations but has set out conditions for...

Major IR operators scramble to Yokohama

The official announcement by Mayor Fumiko Hayashi that Yokohama would enter the IR race in earnest has set off a scramble among major IR operators, with Las Vegas Sands announcing that it was completely abandoning its efforts to partner with the Osaka government and Melco announcing its intention to open a Yokohama office with a new executive in charge.

Playtech cuts Asia revenue forecast

U.K.-listed Playtech Holdings has cut its forecast for revenue from Asia this year due to a clampdown in Malaysia and increasing competition in China.

Govt mulls ID cards for POGO workers

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) is considering the issuance of identification cards specifically for Chinese POGO workers...

Suncity expects narrowed loss in 19H1

Junket operator Suncity Group says it expects its loss for the six months to end-June to be between 15 and 25 percent less than the prior year.

Winning décor 

Bill Friedman’s book, ‘Designing Casinos to Dominate the Competition,’ used to be the final word in casino design in the early 2000s, with a dominating principle that the gambling equipment as decor beats “impressive and memorable decorations.”

Policy delays give late movers a fighting chance

The Abe government's decision to drag its feet on more detailed regulations governing the IR industry and to delay the establishment of the Casino Management Board may exercise an effect on which local governments get licensed and which IR operators are selected.

 

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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,...

Mekong Gaming Summit 2019

Due to take place at the Sofitel in Phnom Penh from 10-11 September 2019, the Mekong Gaming Summit 2019 will gather operators, regulators, ministers,...

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