Wednesday, August 15, 2018

GPI sees revenue gains from Asia, RFID chips

Gaming Partners International saw a more than 51 percent increase in Q2 revenue, driven by surging demand for casino chips containing RFID technology and surging sales in Asia.

Paradise and Interblock reach licensing accord

Paradise Entertainment said it has granted a license to Interblock, a supplier of luxury electronic gaming products, for the rights to “certain intellectual property” of non-live multi games in Macau.

No casinos on Boracay, government insists

No casinos, either new or existing will be allowed on the island of Boracay once it reopens after a tourism ban to reverse environmental damage, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat was cited as saying at a conference in Manila.

Standard slot machines fading out, AGE panel predicts

The standard slot machine maybe a product of the past, with the future gaming floor likely to involve more convergence with the online world, senior gaming machine executives told a panel at the Australasian Gaming Expo in Sydney.

Wakayama bucks trend with tourism decline

In the midst of booming tourism throughout Japan, Wakayama Prefecture bucked the national trend by recording a small dip in tourism in 2017.

Takarakuji lottery revenues on declining path

Japan’s Takarakuji lottery tickets witnessed a year-on-year decline of 6.9 percent in FY2017, falling to JPY786.6 billion ($7.1 billion). This continues the downward trend that has been in evidence since peaking over a decade ago in FY2005.

Transact Q2 revenue gains 8 percent as international casino sales surge

Transact Technologies said its Q2 net sales rose 8 percent, boosted by surging sales to casinos in Europe, Asia and Australia.

DFNN H1 revenue gains 11.5 percent

DFNN said its H1 revenue gained 11.5 percent, with gains noted across all of its business sectors, in particular license sales.

Stars Group Q2 revenue gains 34.8 percent, helped by Australia

Canada-based Stars Group, owner of the PokerStars brand, reported a 34.8 percent jump in Q2 revenue, helped by recent acquisitions in Australia.

Aichi Prefecture launches Tokoname RFI

The Aichi prefectural government has launched an RFI process for a “City of International Tourism Focused on MICE.”

Hokkaido governor looks for support from Tomakomai

The Hokkaido gubernatorial race is already informally underway. Incumbent Harumi Takahashi spoke with leaders of Tomakomai’s business community last Friday about the city’s potential IR bid in connection with her own political future.

Melco staff organize protest for better wages, bonuses

Melco gaming staff gathered on the weekend outside City of Dreams in Macau, demanding better wages and bonuses in...

Travellers H1 net profit boosted by non-operating income

Travellers International Hotel Group, the company operating Resorts World Manila in partnership with Genting Hong Kong, reported a 352.5...

Success Dragon raises funds through share placement

Hong Kong-listed Success Dragon has entered into a placing agreement that would see it place up to 20 percent...

Asian Gaming Networking Social – Manila Sept Edition

Asia Gaming Brief (AGB) is pleased to announce the next edition of our Asian Gaming Networking Social to be held at the Buddha Bar...

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