Dragon lamp Progressive is the latest video bingo sensation from global gaming supplier Zitro, that is keeping players dazzled in the Philippines, and elsewhere in the world where it has been installed. Providing a 180 degrees spin to the traditional video bingo, this new system is called to change forever the way of playing video bingo.
The Philippines’ decision to allow online gambling within its borders is a major step forward for igaming in Asia, but restrictions on operations mean it’s unlikely to be a game changer, at least initially.
As we close our final magazine of the year, I’d rather not focus on the doom and gloom wrought by Covid-19 and will instead look at how the pandemic has been a key catalyst for change in the gaming industry.
The Philippines and Asia’s online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
While government officials have complained about the use of the word “exodus” by local media to describe departing Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs), it’s clear that the sector has shrunk significantly and is still shrinking.
Regional casinos in the Philippines are likely to resume their outperformance once the global pandemic eases as infrastructure improves and major projects come online.
Hong Kong-listed Suncity Group Holdings has acquired a controlling stake in a Philippines company involved in developing and managing an upcoming five-star hotel and...
ASX-listed Frontier Capital Group has announced it will recommence operation of its Stotsenberg Hotel and FortuneGate Casino on Sunday. The company conducted a soft launch...
Sands China has joined the group’s volunteer effort to build 100,000 hygiene kids for Clean the World to help improve the health and wellbeing...
Horse racing administrators have long talked tough about outlaw betting operators, but it appears key members of the Asian Racing Federation are ready to put words into action with the formation of a regional taskforce to combat illegal gambling. Respected Jockey Club CEO Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges has called for a unified approach from key stakeholders to tackle the issue of illegal betting – a world he suggested is becoming dangerously out of control as the internet renders borders “irrelevant.”
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