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Time to move the regulatory goalposts

There is no question that the global sports betting market is massive and growing fast. According to figures from respected statistics company, Statista, the global gross gaming yield now stands at about $400 billion, with the majority of that generated in Asia.

Landing says no news of chairman as stock plunges

Landing International Development shares recovered some ground on Wednesday after an almost 30 percent plunge the prior day. 

RGB confirms plans to spin off support & management division

Electronic gaming machine supplier RGB Asia has confirmed plans to spin off its technical support and management division and list it on the Hong...

Summit Ascent appoints new non-exec director

Summit Ascent Holdings has appointed Dr. U Chio Leong as a non-executive director of the company, with effect from September 7, 2018. According to a...

Genting HK higher cruise revenue narrows 18H1 loss

Asia casino cruise operator Genting Hong Kong saw a 46 percent rise in revenue in the first half of 2018, attributed primarily to higher...

COTRI ups China outbound forecasts for 2018 after strong H1

The China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI) has raised its estimate for Chinese border crossings for 2018 to 160 million following a strong-than-expected first half, with the Greater China region taking the lion’s share of the growth.

Alphaslot tokens aim to connect online/offline worlds

Online and land-based convergence, blockchain, and disruptive technologies are buzz words frequently deployed to describe the next best thing in gaming, though to date there are few practical examples of companies successfully challenging the existing order.

Alphaslot

Hong Kong-based company creating a gaming ecosystem based on the ethereum blockchain. Players are able to mine for SLOT tokens as they play games...

Success Dragon raises funds through share placement

Hong Kong-listed Success Dragon has entered into a placing agreement that would see it place up to 20 percent of the company’s existing issued...

Okada sets record straight regarding arrest

Gaming mogul Kazuo Okada has fired back at the allegations made against him by Universal Entertainment Corporation, calling the allegations “false and malicious” and...

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