Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Singapore

First edition of Southeast Asia League to debut in Singapore

WeOne, a Blockchain-based esports tournament and gaming platform, together with esports organizer Cresmos, will host its first live esports tournament – Southeast Asian League...

No evidence entry fees prevent problem gambling

There has been no independent, peer-reviewed research into whether casino entry fees help to prevent problem gambling and some experts say the levies may make the problem worse.

Genting 18Q1 results beats on strong VIP volume

Genting Singapore posted a 3.3 percent increase in net profit in the first quarter of 2018, reaching S$217.2 million (US$162.3 million), driven mainly by...

Slot club numbers fall amidst tougher rules

The number of clubs offering slot machines in Singapore has fallen after the government introduced stricter rules in an effort to curb problem gambling, local media reports.

STC initiatives fire up racing prospects

Singapore Turf Club, under new leadership, has embarked on a series of initiatives to help racing in the island state return to its glory...

Macau GGR to see healthy growth in 2018

Following a strong first quarter, Macau will likely post healthy GGR growth in 2018, but will see deceleration in VIP and premium mass segments...

Shareholders approve Genting SG change of domicile, name

Genting Singapore is set to change its domicile from Isle of Man to Singapore, and undergo a slight name change following shareholder approval in...

Genting Singapore “diligently” preparing for Japan bid

Genting Singapore’s management is “diligently preparing” for an eventual bid for a license in Japan, though acknowledges it will be facing fierce competition for...

CRA appoints Tan Tee How as chairman

Singapore’s Casino Regulatory Authority has promoted Deputy Chairman Tan Tee How to chairman, taking over from Lee Tzu Yang from April 2. “I would like...

Singaporean gambling spend, participation up in 2017

More Singaporeans are participating in gambling compared to three years ago, according to a survey by the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), local...

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