Friday, May 24, 2024



Jade Entertainment’s sportsbet brand suspends operations over unpaid bond

Jade Entertainment and Gaming Technologies has suspended operations of its Jade Sportsbet brand after failing to pay mandatory fees to the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR).

Dynam Japan records  87.4% increase in net profit, announces dividend 

Pachinko hall operator Dynam Japan has recorded an 87.4 percent increase in net profit attributable to owners for the 12 months ending on March 31st this year.

ACMA blocked eight more illegal offshore gambling websites

Eight more websites have been blocked by Australian media authorities for breach of interactive gambling laws.

Arrested Philippines commandos provided security to Chinese POGO executive: report

Two commandos from the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) were found to be working illegally as security escorts for a Chinese executive of a Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO).

Airport lounge for Hong Kong and Zhuhai Airports launched in Venetian 

Three companies related to services at Hong Kong and Zhuhai Airports have established the "Dual Cities" airport lounge at the east entrance of The Venetian Resort in Macau. The project aims to support Macau travelers and residents with convenient access to flights from Hong Kong and Zhuhai airports.

Wynn Resorts’ joint IR project construction to ‘significantly’ boost Ras Al Khaimah GDP: Fitch

The ongoing Wynn Resorts joint integrated resort projects in Ras Al Khaimah's (RAK), UAE are expected to provide significant short-term growth momentum to the emirate, and serve as a catalyst to attract further investment, Fitch Ratings predicted in a recent analysis.

Macau reports 89% STR increase y-o-y in 1Q24

In the first quarter of 2024, Macau's gaming sector experienced a significant 89.1 percent year-on-year rise in suspicious transaction reports (STRs).

Thai province near Malaysia border expresses interest as casino location

The southern Thai province of Songkhla, bordering Malaysia, has expressed interest in hosting a casino to boost tourism.

SOFTSWISS report highlights surge in live and mobile betting in 1Q24

There has been significant shift towards real-time wagering, and from desktop to mobile betting, in the first quarter of this year, a report by iGaming software developer SOFTSWISS pointed out.

Macau visitor arrivals total 2.6 million in April

Macau’s visitor arrivals during the month of April totaled about 76 percent of those seen in the same month of 2019, topping 2.6 million, a monthly fall of 4.4 percent and a yearly increase of 14.4 percent.