Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Takarakuji lottery revenues on declining path

Japan’s Takarakuji lottery tickets witnessed a year-on-year decline of 6.9 percent in FY2017, falling to JPY786.6 billion ($7.1 billion). This continues the downward trend that has been in evidence since peaking over a decade ago in FY2005.

Transact Q2 revenue gains 8 percent as international casino sales surge

Transact Technologies said its Q2 net sales rose 8 percent, boosted by surging sales to casinos in Europe, Asia and Australia.

AGTech swings to profit on non-cash and non-operating items

China lottery supplier AGTech Holdings swung to a profit of approximately HK$157.3 million  (US$20 million) for the six months ended June 30, 2018. AGTech... chairman resigns, an online sports lottery service in China, said its Chairman Yonghong Zhang has stepped down and will be replaced by Huixuan Wang.

REXlot in talks to sell scratch card business

China lottery service provider REXlot Holdings says it is currently in talks for the disposal of one of its scratch card lottery businesses. The... Q2 revenue jumps on TMG acquisition, a provider of lottery services in China reported soaring revenue for Q2, helped by the early July acquisition of TMG Group, an online lottery betting and online casino platforms operated out of Malta.

Small Town Lottery revenue rockets in 18H1

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) general manager Alexander Balutan on Thursday said that revenues from Small Town Lottery (STL) grew 146.9 percent in the...

China lottery sales up 19.6 percent in 18H1

Lottery sales in China climbed 19.6 percent in the first half of 2018, reaching RMB245.2 billion (US$36.1 billion), according to China’s Ministry of Finance.... again pitching IR plans in Okinawa

Zhengming Pan, CEO of, the Shenzhen-based online sports lottery service provider, is back in Okinawa pitching his IR plans, but this time he...

Bengal takes lottery ticket sales online

The government of Bengal will soon be making its lottery tickets available online in an effort to generate more revenue, local media reports. "Tickets...


Broken Tooth to bring chess and poker tournaments to China

Former triad leader Wan Kuok-koi, known also as Broken Tooth, has partnered with an unnamed Beijing firm to bring chess and poker tournaments to...

Construction activity could be related to gaming license play

A recent uptick in construction activity from gaming-related companies could be a play for a 7th or 8th gaming license, said Union Gaming in...

FEC to employ “Asian Wallet Strategy” in Europe

Hong Kong-listed Far East Consortium says it expects its casino gaming business to drive higher profitability in the long-term, according to comments made in...

Pagcor H1 gaming revenue up 18.1 percent

The Philippine Gaming and Amusement Corp. reported an 18.3 percent increase in gross revenue from gaming operations in the first half of 2018, beating its target by 9.7 percent.

Yokohama draws over 51 million tourists in 2017

Yokohama city, which is now mulling the possibility of an IR bid, drew over 51.4 million domestic and foreign tourists in 2017, according to...