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1XBet gets two gaming awards

1XBet took home two gaming awards this week, one from G2E Asia @ the Philippines and another at the SBC Awards in London. 

Mohegan teams with Hanwha for Korea IR

Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment says it has teamed up with South Korean conglomerate Hanwha Corp to build its Project Inspire resort. 

Tom Horn goes live with winmasters casino

Online casino software supplier Tom Horn has announced its suite of award-winning titles is now available to players of winmasters casino.The online casino brand...

POGO tax bill to be aired next week

A bill seeking a 5 percent franchise tax on gross winnings of Philippine Offshore Gambling Operators is scheduled to be heard by the plenary next week.
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No site for India casino ships

The Goan government has made no progress in finding another site for the state’s casino ships due to strong local opposition at each of the potential locations.

Paradise Nov. sales rise 31.6 percent

Paradise Co., which operates foreigner-only casinos in South Korea, reported a 31.6 percent gain in November sales, driven by table games.

Stars Group buys outstanding stake in BetEasy

Canada-based The Stars Group said it agreed to buy out minority shareholders in BetEasy, its Australian sports betting unit for AS$151 million ($103.2 million).
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S&P cuts China growth forecasts, sees Asia 2020 as disappointing

S&P Global Ratings has cut its forecast for China’s economic growth next year and said overall expansion in Asia Pacific will be disappointing at about 4.7 percent.

RGB sees improved performance for 2019

RGB International said it expects strong regional demand for its products and services to translate into a better performance for 2019.

Macau to provide more concession detail in April

Macau’s incoming Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong said the government will provide more detail on the re-tender process for the six casino concessionaires in April, 2020 and stressed the priority will be on the interests of the local people. 

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IPI says raids don’t affect casino ops.

Imperial Pacific International said it assisted in an investigation by enforcement officers on Saipan on Nov. 7, adding the probe does not affect its daily casino operations.

Aristocrat logs 29 percent rise in net profit in FY2019

Slot and gambling machine maker Aristocrat Leisure saw its profits after tax rise by nearly 29 percent in the one-year period to the end of September, reaching almost A$700 million (about US$476 million). The company’s total sales were nearly A$4.4 billion.

Suncity moves quickly to secure Manila IR site

Hong Kong-listed Suncity Group aims to speed up the payment of $200 million to secure the project site for its proposed five-star hotel and casino complex, Westside City Resorts World, to be developed at Entertainment City, Manila.

Peter Wolff named GLI Director of Global Technical Compliance

Peter Wolff has been named as Gaming Laboratories International’s new director of global technical compliance, in which role he is expected to concentrate on technological advances within the gaming industry in order to support regulators in jurisdictions around the world.

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1XBet gets two gaming awards

1XBet took home two gaming awards this week, one from G2E Asia @ the Philippines and another at the SBC Awards in London. 

Mohegan teams with Hanwha for Korea IR

Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment says it has teamed up with South Korean conglomerate Hanwha Corp to build its Project Inspire resort. 

Tom Horn goes live with winmasters casino

Online casino software supplier Tom Horn has announced its suite of award-winning titles is now available to players of winmasters casino.The online casino brand...