Sunday, December 16, 2018

INTELLIGENCE

Myanmar eyes casinos to boost tourism

Myanmar looks set to be the next Asian jurisdiction to open its doors to IRs as the government seeks to attract much needed tourism dollars, with experts in the region predicting strong interest from potential investors.

NZ race reform hits hurdles

The Minister of Racing is now taking a more cautious approach to reform of the racing industry after intense lobbying from racing clubs, warnings that the reforms are unworkable and signs from his majority coalition partner that it will not support some of the proposed changes.

ETGs and new technology focus for Asia suppliers

Technology and electronic table games were the two subjects most frequently cited as important trends for 2019 among the gaming industry’s largest suppliers at...

Smoking rules to trim 2019 GGR, but China a bigger concern

Many of Macau’s casinos are in a race against time to ensure their newly-equipped VIP smoking lounges have been approved by the authorities.

Genting outlook dimmed by lawsuit, tax hikes

A more than $1 billion legal dispute with Walt Disney Co. and Fox Entertainment over a planned theme park is capping off a roller coaster of a year for Genting Malaysia, with analysts slashing their forecasts for the group.

Genting sees strong online growth, says U.K. main focus

Genting says its U.K. licensed interactive business will remain the focus for its online gambling push, despite a recent headline grabbing tie up with online gaming company bet365 in New York.

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A bridge too far?

One month on from the opening of the Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge (HZMB), Macau’s casino sector is weighing up its immediate impact and how it is likely to affect operations in the longer term.

Sikkim’s new airport to drive casino traffic

After waiting for almost a decade, Sikkim, nestled in the mountainous far north of India, finally got an airport in October, which is likely to provide a boost to gambling operators in the remote state.

Genting sees strong online growth, says U.K. main focus

Genting says its U.K. licensed interactive business will remain the focus for its online gambling push, despite a recent headline grabbing tie up with online gaming company bet365 in New York.

Genting outlook dimmed by lawsuit, tax hikes

A more than $1 billion legal dispute with Walt Disney Co. and Fox Entertainment over a planned theme park is capping off a roller coaster of a year for Genting Malaysia, with analysts slashing their forecasts for the group.

Smoking rules to trim 2019 GGR, but China a bigger concern

Many of Macau’s casinos are in a race against time to ensure their newly-equipped VIP smoking lounges have been approved by the authorities.

ASEAN Gaming Summit 2019

The third edition of ASEAN Gaming Summit is set to impress once again, drawing over 300 operators, suppliers, and regulators from Asia’s online and land-based...