Thursday, July 19, 2018

Sikkim amends online law to ban locals

Over one month after Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling announced that local residents would be banned from accessing gaming kiosks set up by Golden Gaming, the state government has come up with a notification amending the Sikkim Online Gaming (Regulation) Rules to bring into effect a provision that mandates the requirement of having a photo identity card issued from outside the state of Sikkim for entry into gaming zones, GLaws reports.

Investors waiting for Genting theme park clarity: Nomura

Genting Malaysia has clear catalysts for further growth, though investors are likely waiting for further clarity on the opening of its 20th Century Fox theme park before buying the shares, Nomura said in a research note.

Yokohama business group plans Yamashita Pier IR without casino

In front of around seven hundred politicians and businesspeople on the morning of July 18, the Yokohama Harbor Transport...

Aruze to use Walker Digital RFID chip technology

Aruze Gaming America has obtained a license from Walker Digital Table Systems allowing use of its RFID chip technology...

Macau records rise in self-exclusion applications in 18H2

A total of 233 people filed formal requests to be excluded from casinos in Macau in the first half...

Nagoya mayor wants to join IR race

Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura unexpectedly announced at a press conference on July 17 that he favors an IR bid...

MGM files lawsuit against Mandalay Bay shooting victims, seeking legal protection

MGM Resorts is seeking protection from legal actions filed by more than 1,000 victims of the 2017 Mandalay Bay...

JCM Global products exclusively operating at Jeju Shinhwa World

Landing International’s casino at Jeju Shinhwa World is said to be exclusively using JCM Global solutions to protect its...

Two lawmakers indicted in Kangwon Land scandal

Two lawmakers from the main opposition party in South Korea have been indicted in connection with a job placement scandal at Kangwon Land, local media reports.

Thai gambling arrests soar during World Cup

Police in Thailand arrested three times as many gambling suspects during the FIFA World Cup this year than they did during the prior tournament in 2014, The Nation reports.

Twelve pachinko parlors forced to close due to flood damage

At least twelve pachinko parlors in Hiroshima, Okayama, and Ehime prefectures were forced to suspend business due to last week’s flooding in western Japan and about ten of these outlets remain closed at the present time, the All Japan Pachinko and Pachislot Cooperative Association told AGB.

Foreign IR operators may wind up as minority partners: analyst

Foreign casino operators may wind up as minority partners in Japan’s first IRs and not hold the majority that some had hoped for, said David Bonnet, managing partner at Delta State Holdings.

Konami announces key promotions in senior management

Gaming supplier Konami Gaming has announced several key promotions in its senior management, including Shanna Grimes to vice president,...

Caesars breaks ground on $375 mln conference center

Caesars Entertainment Corporation has broken ground on its newest development, CAESARS FORUM, a $375 million, 550,000 sq ft conference...

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2018

Established in 1990, the Australasian Gaming Expo is the world's third-largest casino gaming equipment trade show. Based at the International Convention Centre in Darling Harbor,...

IMGL 2018 Autumn Conference

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MGS Entertainment Show 2018