Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Taiwan

Yggdrasil brings casino slots to Taiwan

Gaming solutions supplier Yggdrasil has gone live with Taiwanese social gaming operator XSG. The landmark deal sees several of Yggdrasil’s casino slot games made available...

Taipei police take down cross-border gambling ring

Over 70 suspects involved in a cross-border online gambling ring have been arrested by Taipei City police on Thursday, local media reports. According to...

Taiwan gaming services industry booming

Taiwan now employs about 200,000 people in its gaming services industry and investment by gaming companies is rising, despite the lack of legal framework, Calvin Yang, managing partner, Join International Law Officers told a panel at G2E Asia.

Transact teams with APE for Asia distribution

TransAct Technologies said it has teamed with Asia Pioneer Entertainment to distribute its products in Asia, with a focus on Macau, the Philippines, Taiwan...

Taiwan lottery to launch new game

Taiwan Lottery plans to launch a new game with a top prize of NT$15 million (US$510,300) on April 23, according to a report by...

Chris Caress joins Quixant’s Taiwan monitor team

Quixant, suppliers of cutting-edge hardware to the global gaming market, is pleased to announce another high-profile addition to its gaming monitor division. Chris Caress, who...

Kinmen residents overwhelmingly vote no to casinos

Residents of Taiwan’s Kinmen County have voted against casinos in the island in a referendum held Saturday, local media reports. The referendum, formulated by Chinese...

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson has practiced law in New York and Taipei for over 25 years, and is recognized as a leading lawyer in the fields...

BB International Leisure and Resort Development

BB International Leisure and Resort Development Corp. (BBI) is a corporation owned by Taiwanese investors, and the developer of the Midori Clark Hotel and...

Anti-casino groups continue pushing for no vote

Anti-gambling activists and representatives from various religious groups gathered yesterday to urge Kinmen residents to vote “no” to legalized gambling, local media reports. A referendum...

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