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Positive news in Hong Kong raises Macau stocks

Macau casino stocks saw a small increase following an announcement from Hong Kong’s leader that the contentious extradition bill would be withdrawn. The bill was...

First Light Resort & Casino might have second chance

The United States House of Representatives has passed a bill that recognizes the Mashpee Wampanoag (MW) tribe’s sovereignty over 321 acres of land, including...
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Saipan looks to online gambling to offset falling casino revenue

More than six months after super typhoon Yutu wreaked havoc across Saipan, the island has been struggling to get back to its full fighting...

AML a concern for online gambling in CNMI

The casino regulator in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands has asked legislators to carefully review a proposed bill that would legalise online gambling to ensure there are sufficient safeguards to prevent money laundering, according to media reports.

Nepal to seize personal assets of tax defaulting operators

The Nepalese government has proposed new legislation that would give it the power to confiscate the personal property of casino operators who fail to...

Vietnam takes steps to open sports betting, but challenges remain

Vietnam has embarked on major reforms toward opening the country to sports betting, with major Asian-based foreign investors joining the queue to capture part...

Myanmar casino bill submitted to Lower House

The opening of foreign-only casinos in Myanmar is now one step closer with the submission of the Gambling Bill 2018 to the lower house...
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Nepal government ditches plan to introduce separate Casino Act

The Nepalese government has u-turned on its decision to pass a separate Casino Act, and is now looking to attach casino-related laws into its...

Operators hail passage of IR Implementation Act

Two major US operators, Las Vegas Sands and MGM Resorts, delivered press releases hailing the passage of the IR Implementation Act shortly after it...

Legislators raise concern over casino workers ban bill

The Legislative Assembly has passed the draft for a new bill barring gaming workers from entering casino floors outside work hours, however, legislators have...

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