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Fincy pulls out of Chinese-backed gambling project in Myanmar

Singapore-based financial services firm Fincy has announced it will withdraw from a controversial development project run by Chinese investors accused of involvement in  cryptocurrency and online casino operations near the Thai border in Myanmar’s Karen State. 

Novomatic division acquires CashBet Coin’s CBC cryptocurrency

Greentube, the Novomatic interactive division, has completed the acquisition of the majority of CashBet Coin’s CBC cryptocurrency and its underlying blockchain technologies. This acquisition enables...

Melco bets on blockchain in innovation drive

Melco Resorts & Entertainment is increasingly bullish on the disruptive impact of blockchain technology on the casino floor, with projects already live and more in the pipeline.

CoinPoint organizes invitation-only party in London, Feb 6, 2020

A very interesting year is expected with blockchain covering more and more aspects of the iGaming world. It is thrilling to discover that top...

TRON reignites optimism around cryptocurrency gaming

A cryptocurrency founded by a 29-year-old Peking University grad and Jack Ma protégé has emerged at the centre of a decentralized online gaming movement which is seeing thousands of users gamble tens of millions of dollars per day.

Making iGaming payments work through blockchain

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao’s official slot game, Pacquiao One Punch KO, created by Japanese iGaming developer Ganapati PLC, went live last month, leaving...

Blockchain technology finds route onto casino floor

Two years on from Bitcoin’s mainstream breakthrough, land-based casinos are beginning to explore valuable use cases for the technology upon which the leading cryptocurrency is built.

Landing not linked with Shinhwa Coin, will take legal action

Landing International Development says it has become recently aware of an HK blockchain company that has created a website purporting itself as being linked...

CoinPoint signs new deals in the Asian iGaming market

CoinPoint has seen a successful start to the year, with a number of igaming deals in the works for 2019. CoinPoint is a well-known...

G2E Asia expands offerings with Financial Technology Asia in 2019

Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia, the leading Asian trade event and the largest regional sourcing platform for global gaming and entertainment products, is excited...

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