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500 .com completes placement, receives bitcoins

500.com closed its previously announced private placement transaction with Good Luck Information Technology and has received 356.04342 Bitcoins and US$11.5 million in cash. The company has issued 85,572,963 newly issued Class A ordinary shares to Good Luck Information.

India gaming startups attract record capital

Indian online gaming startups have attracted record investment since April last year with venture capital funds ploughing in $438 million, of which $107 million came in the new year.

India’s MPL raises new financing, valuation doubles

India's Mobile Premier League has raised $100 million in new financing and its valuation now stands at $800 million, almost double the level four months ago.

Fantasy sports company PlayerzPot raises US$3 million in Series A funding

PlayerzPot, an Indian online fantasy gaming platform, say it has raised $3 million in investment through a Series A funding round. The company says it has shifted its vision from being a core fantasy gaming company to becoming the destination platform for complete real-money gaming and other casual online gaming enthusiasts. 

PH Resorts pushing for early opening of Cebu resort

PH Resorts Group Holdings says it is pushing to open its Emerald Bay resort in late 2021, with the full first phase offering then to be available by the second quarter of 2022. 
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Genting to raise $3.2b in yen-denominated bonds

Genting Singapore said it will issue yen-denominated bonds in Japan, even as it continues to maintain public silence about its IR campaign in the country.

Note offer still allows MGM room for funding: Fitch

MGM China Holdings says it’s raising $1.25 billion through a private placement of senior notes to help repay outstanding funds under its credit facility.

Delta invests in fantasy sports company

Delta Corp, India’s largest gaming operator, has invested in Mumbai-based fantasy sports company Halaplay Technologies, along with Nazara Technologies and another investor, the Economic...

SEC approves PH Resorts P18.5 billion share sale

Dennis Uy-owned PH Resorts Group Holdings has been given approval from the SEC to raise P18.5 billion in order to fund the development of...

Alphaslot raises millions in funding round

Blockchain gaming startup Alphaslot has announced it has raised a multi-million funding round, led by China’s Sora Ventures. Also participating in the funding round was...

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America. The company is now accelerating its slots expansion campaign in Asia
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