Thursday, July 29, 2021

PAGCOR H1 gaming income down 20%

The Philippines Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) has announced a near 20 percent drop in income from gaming operations in H1 as the Covid pandemic forced the closure of properties.

WDTS gets $35m investment from Beach Point

Walker Digital Table Systems has announced a $35 million strategic investment by Beach Point Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar investment manager with a sizable portfolio in the casino gaming industry.

Star says Sydney closure extended, Queensland eases

Australia's Star Entertainment said its casino in Sydney will remain closed until August 28th due the government's lockdown restrictions for the city and surrounding area, but operating restrictions have eased in Queensland.

iSoftBet introduces Ancients of Korea

iSoftBet, the leading online games supplier and content aggregator, has journeyed to the extraordinary world of the Far-East in its newest hit, Ancients of Korea.

Macau seen coming back stronger from Covid: MS

Morgan Stanley has added its take to analysts predicting a rosy future for Macau, saying the gambling hub will come back stronger than before due to lower expenses and a better operating mix.

Grand Lisboa Palace bookings open, DICJ confirms 150 new tables

Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, or DICJ, has confirmed to Asia Gaming Brief that the watchdog has granted 150 new-to-market gaming tables for SJM's new flagship property the Grand Lisboa Palace.

Dallmeier: Speed of detection adds to casino security

One question that has been asked is whether COVID-19 made security challenges more difficult or easier? Of course, fewer visitors decrease the typical violations and offences.

Continent 8: Team up to prevent cyber attacks

The Philippines largest telco neutral data centre operator Beeinfotech PH, has entered into an agreement with global managed hosting, connectivity and security provider, Continent...

Ho Tram eyes more intl/MICE business with rebrand

Vietnam’s first integrated resort has completed its rebranding, which was designed to bring in more international travelers and take greater advantage of the country’s booming MICE space, although the grand unveiling has been put on hold due to the Covid situation. 

Aristocrat teams with Marker Trax on cashless gaming

Aristocrat Technologies, a subsidiary of Aristocrat Leisure, has announced a partnership with Marker Trax, an innovative, digital, and cashless alternative to issuing casino markers.

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PAGCOR H1 gaming income down 20%

The Philippines Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) has announced a near 20 percent drop in income from gaming operations in H1 as the Covid pandemic forced the closure of properties.

WDTS gets $35m investment from Beach Point

Walker Digital Table Systems has announced a $35 million strategic investment by Beach Point Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar investment manager with a sizable portfolio in the casino gaming industry.

Star says Sydney closure extended, Queensland eases

Australia's Star Entertainment said its casino in Sydney will remain closed until August 28th due the government's lockdown restrictions for the city and surrounding area, but operating restrictions have eased in Queensland.