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Putin sets sting to find illegal operators

President Vladimir Putin has conferred the Federal Tax Service power to place bets with casinos, bookmakers and betting shops, as well as to buy...

Primorye seeks to terminate agreement with investor

The Primorye Development Corporation has filed an appeal to terminate an agreement with Prim Golden Gate LLC, owner of an investment project in the...

Summit Ascent raising funds to develop Tigre de Cristal

Summit Ascent Holdings said it is looking to place up to 300 million shares, in order to raise funds to further develop its gaming...
Tigre de Cristal

Summit Ascent expects interim profit

Summit Ascent Holdings, the operator of the Tigre de Cristal, in Russia’s Primorye gaming zone, said it expects to post a profit for the first half of this year, compared with a loss the same period in 2018. 

Russia bans electronic instant lotteries

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill banning electronic instant lotteries. The document bans instant lotteries, as well as its use of telecommunications...

Bookmakers satisfied with changes to player identification requirements

Russian bookmakers have welcomed a recently passed law simplifying the player identification process required to place online bets.  The document eliminates provisions that require double...

Diamond Fortune releases a proposal for Primorye casino

An investor in the Primorye gambling zone, Diamond Fortune Holding Prim, has presented its proposal for Imperial casino, which is set to open its...

Primorye expects continued visitation surge from Korea

Konstantin Shestakov, head of the Primorye Territory tourism department expects a continued influx of tourists from South Korea and China to the gambling zone,...

Russian bill to simplify player identification process heads to upper parliament

The Russian State Duma has passed its third reading of a bill that simplifies the player identification process that required for them to place...

Yantarnaya gambling zone to hold land auctions

Authorities in Russia's northernmost region of Kaliningrad have given the approval to hold land auctions for about 80 hectares of the Yantarnaya gambling zone,...



Naga 3 to be 90 percent non-gaming with focus on tech

NagaCorp says 90 percent of its $3.5 billion Naga 3 property will consist of non-gaming amenities, with a strong focus on high-tech elements.
Dynam pachinko hall

Dynam reports 1.2% revenue growth in April-June

Dynam Japan Holdings, the largest pachinko company measured by its number of parlors, reported to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange a 1.2% increase in total revenues in the April-June 2019 period, boosted by its low playing cost halls.

Pacquiao One Punch KO

Ganapati PLC’s latest initiative packs quite a punch. The global supplier of Japanese content recently announced its intention to produce an official Manny Pacquiao...
Macau casino floor

HK protests begin to hit Macau revenue: Bernstein

The street protests that have been rocking Hong Kong for the past nine weeks are beginning to have an impact on gross gambling revenue in Macau, Bernstein analysts wrote in a note.

Okada Manila opens rooms as July revenue jumps

Universal Entertainment said Okada Manila is opening more hotel rooms to accommodate visitors as its July revenue spiked 48 percent from the prior year.