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Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: POGO ban not an option, special...

House, Ways & Means Committee Chairman, Senator Joey Salceda, argues that “the solution to illegal POGO is not to close down all POGOs,” but instead to remand them to special economic zones - a scenario reminiscent of the industry pre-PAGCOR regulated POGOS.

Banning POGOs not an option, special zones the answer: Senator

Philippines House, Ways & Means Committee Chairman, Senator Joey Salceda, argues that “the solution to illegal POGO is not to close down all POGOs. Instead, operations should be remitted to special POGO-specific economic zones, allowing the government to benefit from the income while insulating the industry from the rest of the country.

Donaco’s Star Vegas, Aristo, recovery in the next financial year: CEO  

Donaco CEO Lee Bug Huy banks on the reopening of the Cambodia-Thailand land borders to fuel the company’s gradually recover in the next financial year.

Management is committed to ramping up capacity at Genting Malaysia

Genting Malaysia remains invested in building up capacity in the flagship Malaysian asset – Resorts World Genting, which contributes 69 percent to the total revenue pie, the company stated in an investor’s presentation.

LRWC raises $20m to fuel upgrades, expansion, Boracay

Leisure & Resorts World Corporation (LRWC) is intent on increasing capital by 40 percent, at around $20 million, to upgrade infrastructure, expand operations, revisit Boracay, as markets reopen.

Ponte 16, overseas loss, drag Success Universe 1H22 

Ponte 16 casino performance and overseas losses dragged Success Universe Group's balance-sheet in the first half of fiscal 2022, a filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange shows.

Aristocrat’s debuting online gaming division at G2E Las Vegas

Aristocrat will help operators take their gaming floors to the next level with a groundbreaking mix of innovative games, cabinets, customer experience solutions and online gaming (RMG) offerings at G2E Las Vegas.

JCM to debut new solutions at G2E Las Vegas

JCM Global (JCM) and its partners will showcase a host of transaction and automation solutions for the modern casino business industry at G2E Las Vegas.

AGS takes portfolio to a new level at G2E Las Vegas

AGS will showcase a new level of product diversity and innovation in all three of its business divisions: Electronic Gaming Machines, Table Products, and Interactive at G2E Las Vegas.

Melco’s Pearl Dragon honored by Haute Grandeur Global Restaurant Awards

Melco Resorts & Entertainment’s Cantonese restaurant Pearl Dragon has been honored Best Chinese Cuisine in Asia - Excellence Award winner by 2022 Haute Grandeur Global Restaurant Awards.