Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Bangkok, Thailand

Majority of Thais gamble, report finds

A new survey has found that 30.42 million Thais, or 57 percent of the population, have participated in gambling this year, despite a government ban.

Close to 200 illegal POGO firms shut down amid crackdown

The Philippines Gaming regulator says that nearly 200 “fly-by-night” Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) have been shut down in the last few months, local...

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...
Manila (file)

Delinquent POGOs owe PHP21.62b

Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) owe about PHP21.62 billion ($417 million)  in taxes and the pace of collection is still slow, according to local media reports.

POGO ban would have little economic impact: Governor

Banning online gambling in the Philippines would have little impact on the economy, the country’s central bank governor has said, adding he would prefer the firms to leave the country.

8,000 employee POGO firm back in business

Recently shuttered POGO operator Great Empire Gaming and Amusement Corp (GEGAC) is back in business after pledging to settle its P1.3 billion tax arrears...
Paddy Power

Paddy Power and PokerStars to create global online power

Flutter Entertainment, the owner of Paddy Power, has agreed to buy the parent company of PokerStars in an all-stock transaction to create the world’s largest online business.

Comtrade enters in strategic partnership with Mansion88

Comtrade Gaming has announced a strategic technology partnership with Mansion88. The deal will see M88 migrate its complete backend system and player portal on...
India cricket (file)

India, Japan eyed as key emerging markets

Uncertainties caused by instability in Cambodia and the Philippines has prompted operators to search for new markets, with India and Japan top of the list.

Authorities bust $43.1 mln VN-CM gambling ring

Nine people suspected to be involved in a Vietnamese-Cambodian gambling ring worth around VND1 trillion (US$43.1 million) have been apprehended by authorities, local media...

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Solaire, Manila

Bloomberry to appeal $296.1m court ruling

Bloomberry Resorts said it will appeal a Singapore court ruling ordering it to pay $296.1 million to the Philippine unit of U.S.-based Global Gaming Asset Management in a long-running dispute over the termination of a management services agreement.

Golden Week visitation met expectations: MGTO

The Macau Government Tourism Office said tourist visitation over Golden Week met expectations, attributed to the inauguration of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge and the...

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Pacquiao One Punch gives back to the community

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Mohegan opens office in Tomakomai, Hokkaido

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has announced the opening of its office in Tomakomai, Hokkaido, where it is one of several international IR operators hoping to build a regional IR.