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EGA partner revealed as governor’s wife

Entertainment Gaming Asia Inc. has paid at least $500,000 to the wife of a Cambodian provincial governor who controls the Pailin site of the...

Mass market gains drive 25 percent profit rise for NagaCorp.

NagaCorp Ltd. said casino revenue rose 14.4 percent to $141.8 million in the first half of 2013 from a year earlier as segment profits...

Fired and striking workers return to NagaWorld

  NagaWorld casino staff returned to work after a court declared their two-week strike illegal and ordered them to halt the action. Hundreds of workers...

Border town attracting scams

  Up to 25 Vietnamese have been arrested and given prison terms in Bavet, a city near the Vietnam border, for holding captive gamblers unable...

NagaWorld fires staff over strike

  NagaWorld has "terminated/suspended" 413 workers for participating in what the casino called an illegal strike. About 1,000 staff have been on strike for two...

NagaWorld worker protest broken up

  NagaWorld security guards and police broke up a protest involving more than 500 workers who had been picketing in a park across the street...

Queenco cheered by early results

Queenco Leisure International Ltd. generated  €500,000 ($654,000) in gross gaming revenue from its new casino in Sihanoukville. The London-listed company posted earnings before interest,...

EGA opens Dreamworld Poipet on the 28th

  Entertainment Gaming Asia Inc. (Nasdaq: EGA) is to open its second gaming parlor in Cambodia on March 28 in Poipet along the country's border...

Soccer betting proliferates in border casinos

  As reported in our very first eBrief, Poipet has a number of casinos catering to customers from Thailand and itinerant workers. In addition to...

Forbes lifts NagaCorp boss to billionaire

According to a Forbes report, Chen Lip Keong has become a billionaire for the first time, on the back of the stellar performance of...

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