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Sega Sammy pledges to combat anti-Asian hate in the United States

Sega Sammy Holdings has published social media messages including a pledge to contribute financially to groups opposing the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes in the United States.

Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Southeast Asia’s gambling boom fueling transnational crime and instability

From Asia to the world. A recent report by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) highlights the alarming rise of industrial-scale gambling operations in Southeast Asia, which are fueling transnational crime and regional instability.

Report points to Southeast Asia’s industrial-scale gambling as major driver of transnational crime

A recent report by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) highlights the alarming rise of industrial-scale gambling operations in Southeast Asia, identifying them as a significant driver of transnational crime and regional instability.

Philippines aiming to attract more US tourists

The Philippines is setting its sights on drawing approximately 15 percent more inbound visitors from the United States, recognizing the market's significant potential contribution to the country's tourism sector recovery.

MGM Resorts sues US Federal Trade Commission over cyber-attack investigation

MGM Resorts is suing the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in efforts, claiming that the regulatory body is overstepping its bounds in its investigation into the cyber-attack on the gaming operator last September.

US, UK, Canada sanctions target Southeast Asian scam operations

The United States, United Kingdom, and Canada have imposed coordinated sanctions against 14 individuals and entities for their involvement in Southeast Asia’s online scamming industry, including some figures linked to regional casinos.

Sega Sammy reaches agreement to acquire US-based online gaming operator GAN

Japanese group Sega Sammy has completed an agreement to acquire GAN Limited, a Nasdaq-listed and Bermuda-organized SaaS provider for casino operators in the United States and B2C online gaming operator in Europe and South America.

US judge dismisses lawsuit over alleged Las Vegas room rate hiking strategy

A judge in the United States has dismissed the class action lawsuit against MGM Resorts, Caesars Entertainment and other top hotel chains over allegations they had violated the nation’s antitrust laws when setting room rates.

MGM Resorts returns to normal after cyberattack

Some 10 days after a cyberattack led to the shutdown of major reservation and credit card systems at MGM Resorts’ properties in the United States, the company says that the situation has largely returned to normal; as services for its resort, F&B, entertainment and other amenities are now operational again.

MGM Resorts losing up to $8.4 million in daily revenue as a result of cyberattack: analyst

An analyst at Jefferies Group says that MGM Resorts could be losing between $4.2 million and $8.4 million per day in revenue, alongside $1 million in cash flow every day as a result of the recent cyberattacks on the group’s casino and hospitality operations in the United States.