Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Alvin Chau denies online gaming allegations

Suncity chief executive Alvin Chau has personally denied allegations that the company has been operating an online gambling platform with a focus on mainland...

Don’t overtax POGOs, says Domingo

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp chairman Andrea Domingo have expressed optimism that the government will not hike taxes for offshore gaming operators in the...
Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi

Yokohama mayor: more watching and waiting

Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi, the self-described “blank slate” on an IR bid, is becoming clear about one point—don’t expect her to make a decision...

Konami names Sina Miri as VP of innovation and strategy

Konami Gaming, Inc. has announced the appointment of gaming technology leader Sina Miri to vice president, innovation and strategic R&D.  Miri has led some of...
Fumiko Hayashi (file)

Yokohama mayor still sounds like an IR bid advocate

Since January 2017 Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi has insisted that she is a “blank slate” on the issue an making an IR bid, but...

Aristocrat announces the appointment of Global Land Based CEO

Aristocrat has announced Mitchell Bowen as the company’s Global Land Based CEO, a newly created position responsible for all of Aristocrat’s regulated gaming businesses...

Adam Newman to join Tabcorp as new CFO

Australian lotteries and wagering giant Tabcorp has appointed Adam Newman as its new chief financial officer, replacing Damien Johnston. Mr Newman will commence the role...

BJP leader demands nationwide ban on lottery

Senior BJP leader Vijay Goel on Thursday demanded a nationwide ban on lottery, calling it a social evil and a plight on poor people.  Goel...

Konami appoints Greg Colella as VP product management

Konami Gaming Inc has announced the appointment of industry executive Greg Colella to vice president, product management.  According to a press release from Konami on...

Melanie Brock joins board of Sega Sammy Holdings

Australian Melanie Brock has been elected as external director of the board at Sega Sammy Holdings, a measure indicating the firm’s growing commitment to...

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Yokohama opts to enter the IR race

The municipal government told reporters on Monday that Yokohama’s long period of indecision had ended and that Mayor Fumiko Hayashi would announce later in the week that her city would seek to host a major urban IR at the 47-hectare Yamashita Pier location.

Mars-X now available across the Asia-Pacific region

Casino players can “Xperience the Difference” through the latest dual-screen gaming sensation from Aristocrat.  The company’s new innovation, MarsX gives operators an entirely new way...

Caesars drops out of Japan IR race

Caesars Entertainment Corp has pulled out of the race for a Japanese casino license and will focus instead on its current plans and commitments,...

LVS secures new loan facility for MBS expansion

Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp on Wednesday announced it has secured a new delayed draw term loan facility in aggregate principal amount of...

Asian affiliate acquisitions hot up

The recent moves in the Asian affiliate space, including high-profile acquisitions and talk from some of the larger listed affiliates of entering new markets in Asia, might have observers believing the region is like any other, at least as far as affiliates go.