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Macau’s VIPs spread their wings

Macau’s reputation as the go-to destination for casino VIPs is under threat as facilities improve in other regional destinations that offer lower tax rates and better junket margins.

Cambodia issues 13 more licenses Jan-April

The Cambodian government has issued a further 13 casino licenses in the first four months of 2019, taking the total to 163, local media reports.

Paul Arbuckle joins Donaco International as CEO

Former Star Entertainment Group COO Paul Arbuckle has been named as the new chief executive of Donaco International, effective Wednesday. Mr. Arbuckle was most...

Amax sells mobile business to Cambodia casino operator

Amax International Holdings has sold its mobile gaming business to Galaxy World Co. Ltd, a casino operator in Cambodia for HK$30 million (US$3.8 million)....

Be socially responsible

Social responsibility has become an indispensable part of corporate operations. More than ever, companies are feeling obliged to change the way they run their...

Live casino bets on innovation to maintain remarkable growth

The rising popularity of slots and RNG table games is challenging live casino’s long-held reign as the dominant product vertical in Asia’s online space.

AGB receives government endorsement for Mekong Gaming Summit

Asia Gaming Brief is delighted to announce that it has received official endorsement from H.E. Academician General Aun Pornmoniroth, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of...

Sihanoukville casino closed for pollution, operating without license

A Chinese-owned casino in Sihanoukville has been forced to close for pollution, the promotion of illegal online betting games, and other disturbance complaints. The Jin...

Content and innovation key to success in Asia’s online slots market

It wouldn’t be fair to say that anyone enquiring about the Asian gaming scene faces a wall of silence when it comes to the specifics of the market but there is an element of the-first-rule-of-fight-club about it all.

Macau Legend eyes SE Asia expansion

Macau-based casino operator Macau Legend is eyeing further expansion in Laos and is interested in projects in Cambodia and Vietnam as tourism traffic to Southeast Asia grows and transport infrastructure improves.

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Konami launches casino management system in New Mexico

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SMBC to launch Yumeshima development team

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