Tuesday, January 26, 2021
India state of Gambling

India’s state of gambling [Infographic]

The difficulty in locking down what is allowed or prohibited in India is largely centered around each state government's definition of what is gambling and what is a game of skill. Poker is one such game constantly finding itself on either side of the fence, depending on the jurisdiction.

Okada Manila installs LED tech on gaming floor

TCSJohnHuxley has revealed that Okada Manila in the Philippines has upgraded its gaming floor with the firm’s latest Blaze LED Technology products. Using energy efficient LED lights that are fitted below the surface of the gaming table, Blaze uses its technology to deliver flexibility, reliability and graphic capabilities.

MGM co-organizes seminar on Chinese consumer behavior

MGM collaborated with University of Macau to hold the “MGM Talent Development Series Seminar – Chinese Consumer Behavior: Challenges and Trends.” Advised by the Economic Affairs Department of Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macau SAR, the event proved to be an occasion for participants to enrich their understanding of consumer behavior in China.

Thailand bust turns up 160 illegal slot machines

In Thailand’s Pattaya-area forensics investigators are using fingerprints and DNA traces to track down the owners of more than 160 slot machines found in a commercial building being prepared for use as an illegal casino.
Orion Art EGMs

Orion Art: Looking forward to reconnecting

Orion Art has been a staple in the Macau and Asia gaming industry for well over 15 years, and we have watched Macau grow and its city skyline transform into the jewel it has become today. 
Pogos Philippines offices

Philippines confident of avoiding FATF gray list

The Philippines says it’s now confident that it will avoid being placed on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) gray list after the House of Representatives approved amendments to its anti money laundering bill.

Crown says Moody’s withdraws rating for unit’s note program

Crown Resorts said that Moody's Investors Service has withdrawn its rating on a euro medium-term note program from one of its wholly owned subsidiaries. 

Genting NY to be significant feeder for LV resort: Fitch

Genting Malaysia's Resorts World New York is seen as strategically important to the group's expansion plans in the U.S. and will be a feeder market to Las Vegas, where it is building a $4.3 billion integrated resort, Fitch Ratings said.

Macau GGR down “significantly” amid China Covid outbreaks

Macau's gross gambling revenue in the past week is down about 32 percent from its levels in December due to increasing travel restrictions in China on renewed clusters of Covid-19, Bernstein Research says.

Okada says online casino/asset sale claims are false

Okada Manila has put out two advisories warning that news circulating that its assets and business are up for sale is false and that an online casino being promoted in its name is a fake. The group does not currently offer online services.

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Okada says online casino/asset sale claims are false

Okada Manila has put out two advisories warning that news circulating that its assets and business are up for sale is false and that an online casino being promoted in its name is a fake. The group does not currently offer online services.

Thailand crackdown on online gambling

Thailand is taking tough measures to fight online gambling by warning internet service providers and cellphone operators of legal action if they fail to block access to gambling websites.

Alex Czajkowski uses live video to win customers [Podcast]

Alex Czajkowski, an igaming marketing expert based in Asia talks with Asia Gaming Briefasia editor Felix Ng about what has him excited around live video in the upcoming year. In our podcast, Alex explains that live video in igaming is no longer just about streaming sports, live dealers, or proxy betting. It’s also going to be an invaluable tool to connect and delight your customers – particularly in Asia.
SBC Digital India

AIGF leaders join SBC Digital India’s high-level speaker line-up

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) is set to play a central role in this week’s SBC Digital India conference and exhibition, where the body’s senior team will join a stellar line-up of speakers ready to share valuable information about the opportunities in the country’s real-money gaming market.
India state of Gambling

India’s state of gambling [Infographic]

The difficulty in locking down what is allowed or prohibited in India is largely centered around each state government's definition of what is gambling and what is a game of skill. Poker is one such game constantly finding itself on either side of the fence, depending on the jurisdiction.
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Caesars picks up a fantasy sports platform

Confirming the major shift in the US market of traditional land-based operators moving big into the online market, the latest news is that Caesars Entertainment has made a strategic investment in the daily fantasy sports platform SuperDraft.