Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Gamepind to rebrand, raise US$30 million for expansion

Alibaba-backed real money gaming venture Gamepind has announced it is rebranding itself as FirstGames, and is looking to raise US$30 million to expand its...

Philippines to tighten foreign worker rules

The Philippines plans to impose further restrictions on foreign migrants as Chinese workers flood into the country, mainly to take up jobs in the online gambling industry.

POGO demand continues to drive Manila office rents

Demand from Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) continues to fuel demand for rentals in Metro Manila, according to a report from Lamudi and real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle.

IPI interested in online gaming

Imperial Pacific International would be interested in online gaming in Saipan if the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands passes a bill to legalize the practice, local media reports.

Operators strive for a sporting chance in new jurisdictions

Gaming companies have long recognised the lucrative potential of teaming up with sports, and as new jurisdictions open up to casinos, operators are seeking to leverage these ties to boost brand recognition, woo the public and dull the gambling edge.

Live casino bets on innovation to maintain remarkable growth

The rising popularity of slots and RNG table games is challenging live casino’s long-held reign as the dominant product vertical in Asia’s online space.

PAGCOR’s targeting of Europe hits the spot

The news at the start of the year that PAGCOR was promoting the advantages of gambling operators from the UK and Europe basing themselves in the Philippines comes at an interesting time in the development of Europe’s jurisdictional map.

G2E Asia says exhibitors “committed” to not display online products

G2E Asia said it will continue to work with regulators to ensure products that are illegal in Macau are not on display at the show and says its exhibitors are “committed” to not promoting any online, or mobile, consumer facing products.

Industry legends inducted to Hall of Fame

Two industry legends were inducted into the Asian Hall of Fame at the Asia Gaming Tree reunion dinner on Wednesday.

PIL filed in Delhi High Court against illegal gambling

Indian social activist and chartered accountant Avinash Mehrotra has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) at the Delhi High Court seeking an end to...

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