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No exclusivity agreement for The Star in Queensland

The state government of Queensland posted a statement on Saturday indicating that it was suspending negotiations with the Star Entertainment Group over a proposed...

Specifics on Cambodia’s forthcoming gaming laws

In response to inquiries by Asia Gaming Brief, some of the specifics regarding Cambodia’s forthcoming gaming law have been revealed. The draft law was endorsed...

Stanley Ho funeral brings out the stars

Stanley Ho, Macau’s gambling king, was laid to rest on Friday in Hong Kong amidst stars of the political, business, and entertainment worlds. Among the...

Analyst: Tokyo and Aichi could still join IR race

A report issued Wednesday by Bay City Ventures Managing Director Joji Kokuryo notes that there are two additional local governments that might still join...

Osaka railways reconsidering Yumeshima development plans

Uncertainty over further schedule delays and concerns about a reduced scale for IR development on Yumeshima is causing local railways to consider scaling back...
Kangwon Land

Kangwon Land nears five months of Covid-19 business suspension

With its latest one-week delay of reopening until July 20, Kangwon Land now nears five consecutive months of business suspension over Covid-19 fears. Operations at...

IPI seeks accord on account to continue works

Imperial Pacific International is seeking permission to form a restricted account, instead of posting a bond, that will allow it to maintain cash flow to pay employees on time, according to local media reports.

MGM online unit raises $250m

Roar Digital, a U.S. sports betting and online gaming company, said its shareholders, MGM Resorts and GVC have committed to a second round of investment, bringing the total to $450 million. 

King of gambling to be laid to rest in HK on Friday

Macau’s “king of gambling,” Dr Stanley Ho, will be laid to rest at a funeral in Hong Kong on Friday after a public vigil on Thursday.

Police raid Gamatron Studio office in Taipei

Police have raided the offices of Gamatron Studios in Taipei’s Neihu Technology Park, arresting 31 people, including the top executive, named Kinoshita. Kinoshita is believed...
Solid Gaming

Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...

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