Friday, September 21, 2018

Operators woo Japan local governments

The season has come for the sixteen or seventeen interested IR operators to concretely develop their strategies to woo local governments and to position themselves to be chosen as partners.

Operators eye innovation as retail pops

Alongside a rebound in gross gaming revenue, Macau is enjoying a boom in retail sales, with operators seeking to drive further growth through innovative concepts, such as pop-up shops and retail cafes.

IR cafe opens in Osaka

The nation’s first “IR Cafe” has opened in the Kitashinchi entertainment district of Osaka, providing local people with the sights and sounds of the sort of casino that they might experience from the mid-2020s, but without the wagering.

Sportsbook creation

JCM is ready to support operators with products to create the perfect sports book setting and deepen connections with...

Okada Manila executives promote IR at Tokyo Tourism Expo

Okada Manila President Kenji Sugiyama and Vice-Chairman Antonio Cojuangco spoke at the Tourism Expo Japan 2018 to promote increased Japanese visits to their IR in the Philippines and also to discuss general lessons from their experience for the future of the Japanese IR market.

Casinos contribute $261.4b to U.S. economy in 2017, study finds

Casinos in the U.S. contributed $261.4 billion to the economy in 2017, a 9.5 percent increase since 2014, according to a study carried out by Oxford Economics for the American Gaming Association.

Melco wins four Green Key Awards

Melco Resorts & Entertainment said it is the first in Macau to win four Green Key Awards, recognizing excellence in sustainability in its hotels.

RummyCircle operator to launch real money horse racing site

Play Games24x7 Pvt. Ltd., the company that operates leading rummy website RummyCircle, will be launching a new real money betting website focused on international horse racing in the next few days, GLaws reports.

Alliance Global announces US$4.4 billion capex

Alliance Global Group Inc on Tuesday announced it is planning to spend P240 billion (US$4.4 billion) over three years...

Pagcor adds gaming workers to casino exclusion database

The Philippines gaming regulator has released a memorandum announcing that all gaming workers holding a “Gaming Employment License” (GEL)...

Workers request mandatory suspension of gaming ops during typhoon

The New Macau Gaming Staff Rights Association is working on submitting a letter to the government urging it to...

Russia authorities arrest 100 in gambling ring bust

Russian law-enforcement have busted one of the largest criminal communities organizing illegal gambling in Moscow, with monthly turnover reaching...

ABG stresses regularity of Tiger takeover

Asiabest Group said the recent takeover accord reached with shareholders of Tiger Resort & Entertainment was duly authorized by the company and by its Japanese parent Universal Entertainment.

DFNN signs joint venture with Singapore tech firm

Philippine-listed DFNN, which runs the Instawin e-casino product, said it has reached a joint venture with CYG Pte, a Singapore-based software and technology center.

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