Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Philweb plans to acquire Pagcor e-Game cafes

Philippines-listed Philweb Corp. is planning to acquire 15 PAGCOR e-Games Stations using a total of 7.5 million company shares as payment. According to a filing...

Blockchain casino brings zero house edge concept to Asia

A new blockchain-based casino operator, Zero Edge, has been making moves in Asia, and claims to bring a 0 percent house edge concept, a...

Taiwan gaming services industry booming

Taiwan now employs about 200,000 people in its gaming services industry and investment by gaming companies is rising, despite the lack of legal framework, Calvin Yang, managing partner, Join International Law Officers told a panel at G2E Asia.

Regulatory red tape damps bookies’ World Cup prospects

Russian bookmakers are hoping for a bonanza from the FIFA World Cup, which will be held in the country less than two months from now, but many fear regulatory hurdles and slow-moving legislation will mean that legal operators will lose out. A complex identification process is likely to deter punters, especially the foreign visitors who are likely to flood into the country for the tournament. 

RummyCircle operator to launch real money horse racing site

Play Games24x7 Pvt. Ltd., the company that operates leading rummy website RummyCircle, will be launching a new real money betting website focused on international horse racing in the next few days, GLaws reports.

Sands to host PUBG tournament

Sands China’s Venetian resort will host a PUBG invitational tournament in January as operators in Macau begin to embrace the potential of eSports.

ASEAN Gaming Summit opens in Manila

The third ASEAN Gaming Summit opens in Manila on Tuesday, kicked off by a keynote address from U.S. digital entrepreneur Jay Walker, chairman of...

Asia-facing U.K. football sponsorships face scrutiny

The future of high-profile sponsorships of British football teams by largely Asian-facing sports-betting and online casino brands could be in doubt if proposals put forward by the UK’s main opposition party come into force.

Philippine Q2 GGR up 10.7 percent

Gross gambling revenue in the Philippines rose 10.7 percent in Q2, though revenue from licensed casinos slipped from the prior quarter. 

Pagcor urged to issue GEL ID cards for POGO employees

The vice-chairman of the House Committee on Games and Amusements has urged the gaming regulator to issue gaming employment license (GEL) cards to all...

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