Tuesday, June 19, 2018

MGM Resorts appoints Scott Butera to head interactive

MGM Resorts said it has appointed Scott Butera as president of interactive gaming as the company seeks to take...

Survey finds 69 percent of Japanese oppose IRs

The Abe government controls more than enough seats in the National Diet to force passage of the IR Implementation Bill, but the latest opinion poll underlines that it is not simply the opposition parties, but also the majority of Japanese public which rejects the plan to legalize casino gambling in Japan.

Japan IRs well placed to handle potential security threats

The establishment of IRs will bring with them a host of new security challenges, but according to James Stern, senior vice-president for corporate security at Wynn Resorts, Japan is more than capable of facing them.

Mobile betting on the rise, but overall betting down: Roy Morgan

Australians are increasingly using mobile devices to place bets, however, there are fewer punters taking bets overall compared to...

Betsoft Gaming earns further recognition at Malta iGaming Awards

One of the iGaming industry’s premier content providers, Betsoft Gaming was named Best Casino Supplier of the year at...

Macau govt submits bill for casino worker entry ban

The Macau government on Friday submitted a bill that will restrict casino workers from entering gaming venues when off-duty,...

Technology and innovation the focus at Australasian Gaming Expo 2018

In Australia, gambling expenditure has increased from $22.7 billion in 2014–2015 to $23.6 billion in 2015–2016 (up 3.9 per...

Vietnam passes bill to allow betting on approved sports events

The Vietnamese government has passed a new law that allows locals to bet on government-approved sports events, local media...

Success Dragon expects $10-15 mln impairment loss

HK-listed Success Dragon says it expects to record an impairment loss of US$10-15 million, which will impact the loss...

BBIN becomes regional partner of Borussia Dortmund

iGaming supplier BBIN has officially become the Asia regional partner of German-football team Borussia Dortmund. Dortmund is one of the...

IR Bill expected to pass House of Representatives on June 19

With the IR Implementation Bill having been rammed through the Cabinet Committee on Friday, it is now expected that...

Ho confident of more table game allocation next year

Melco’s Lawrence Ho is confident his company will be granted more new-to-market gaming tables next year, TDM News reports....

Hard Rock to open Tomakomai office

Hard Rock Japan is preparing to open an office in Tomakomai, Hokkaido, in August or September, a further signal...

RTG releases San Guo Zheng Ba

Real Time Gaming Asia has announced the release of its newest game, San Guo Zheng Ba, based on the...

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,...

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