Monday, August 19, 2019



An Indian online gaming company offering fantasy sports and card games. The firm is backed by Alibaba-owned AGTech Holdings and PayTM

Bombay High Court backs Dream 11

The Bombay High Court has backed Dream 11 in arguing that fantasy sports are a game of skill and therefore not gambling, dismissing a public interest litigation attempt brought by an anti gambling activist.

GSM demands apology over controversial pro-casino remarks

Political party Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) has given the chief minister 10 days to withdraw his controversial statement that casinos are an important part...

Gamepind to rebrand, raise US$30 million for expansion

Alibaba-backed real money gaming venture Gamepind has announced it is rebranding itself as FirstGames, and is looking to raise US$30 million to expand its...

Casinos are important for tourism: Goa CM

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has defended the use of casino footage in a Goa tourism promotional video, saying that casinos are important for...

Decision to be made soon on gaming commission, new casino policy

The appointment of a gaming commission for Goa’s casino industry and the accompanying new casino policy are now in the final stages of consideration,...

Panaji legislator discusses removal of offshore casinos with Goa CM

Newly elected Panaji legislator has received assurances from Goa’s newly appointed chief minister that the offshore casinos in the River Mandovi will be removed....

PIL filed in Delhi High Court against illegal gambling

Indian social activist and chartered accountant Avinash Mehrotra has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) at the Delhi High Court seeking an end to...

Goa’s major parties launch a full offensive against offshore casinos

All of Goa’s major political parties have taken a stance against offshore casinos in the River Mandovi, demanding they shut down and/ or remove...

Casino operators yet to supply information related to laundering probe

Casino operators in Goa have gone silent after being asked by the government to supply information related to their possible involvement in an international...



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.