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Arrest warrant issued for Kazuo Okada

A court in Parañaque, the Philippines, has issued an arrest warrant for Universal Entertainment founder Kazuo Okada in connection with charges that he embezzled...

2018 in review – Sportsbetting, IndoChina and Japan

There’s never a dull moment when it comes to gaming in Asia and 2018 produced its fair share of surprises, many of them provided by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is keeping the gaming industry on its toes.

Philippine DOJ recommends charges against Kazuo Okada

The Philippine Department of Justice (DOJ) has recommended the filing of charges against Kazuo Okada for allegedly misappropriating over $3 million from the operator...

Tiger ordered to file amended Manila tender offer

Tiger Resorts & Leisure has been ordered to re-submit its tender offer to minority shareholders in Asiabest Group to disclose factual information about civil and criminal proceedings involving its directors in Hong Kong.

Fitch cuts growth outlook for Asia

The prospects for economic growth in Asia have dimmed in recent months, says ratings agency Fitch, which has cut its forecasts for almost every country in the region.

Okada Manila casino revenues hit record; parent raises funds

Universal Entertainment released financial figures showing that casino revenues at Okada Manila reached a record-high PHP2.9 billion ($55.1 million) in November, combined with a record-high EBITDA of almost PHP528 million pesos ($10 million) during the same period.

Sigma affiliate event to be held in Manila

SiGMA’s affiliate event, the Affiliate Grand Slam, will return to Asia in 2019 and will be held in Manila in March.

Pay8 integrates with WeChat Pay

Pay8, a Philippines based Fintech company represented by its Chairman Kirk A. Arambulo and President Randy Dacasin, today signed with WeChat to integrate their...

Philippines GGR gains 23 percent in Q3

Philippine gross gambling revenue gained 23 percent in Q3, with figures for year to September already surpassing 2017’s total, according to figures released by the Philippine Gambling and Amusement Corp (PAGCOR).

Solid releases pachinko game, Hawaiian Dream

Golden Hero - a brand exclusive to Solid Gaming - and JTG have teamed up to release Hawaiian Dream, an online version of the popular...

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