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Resorts World Manila calls for license suspension to be lifted

Resorts World Manila calls for license suspension to be lifted

Resorts World Manila President Kingson Sian has asked Philippines gaming regulator Pagcor for permission to re-open the property’s casino following the deadly 2 June ...read more

Rankin quits board as Crown shuts down Asian offices

Rankin quits board as Crown shuts down Asian offices

Former Chairman Robert Rankin has resigned as a Director of Crown Resorts as the fallout from the arrest of 18 employees in mainland China in October 2016 continues. M...read more

Japan considers cap on casino visits for locals

Japan considers cap on casino visits for locals

The Japanese government could limit the number of times its citizens are allowed to enter Japan’s casinos in a measure aimed at preventing gambling addiction. The pl...read more

Tabcorp-Tatts merger approved by Australian Competition Tribunal

Tabcorp-Tatts merger approved by Australian Competition Tribunal

By Ben Blaschke Australian racing giant Tabcorp’s AU$11 billion merger with Tatts Group is set to proceed after it was given the green light by the Australian Compet...read more

Two more cases of alleged fraud uncovered as Kazuo Okada removed from Universal board

Two more cases of alleged fraud uncovered as Kazuo Okada removed from Universal board

A Special Investigation Committee established by Universal Entertainment Corporation last week to investigate an alleged act of fraud involving its Chairman Kazuo Okada...read more
Sands China Care Ambassadors learn about the hard of hearing Around 100 Sands China Care Ambassadors learned about the deaf and the hard of hearing last week at events jointly organized by Sands China Ltd. and the Macau Deaf Asso...read more MGM raises team awareness on energy conservation MGM demonstrated its support for “Macau Energy Conservation Week 2017” between 11 and 17 June by organizing a wide array of initiatives to raise team members’ awa...read more Jimei International cancels Macau junket deal Jimei International Entertainment Group Ltd has announced the termination of a proposed deal with Macau junket operator New International Club Ltd that would have seen ...read more more News
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Betsoft announces release of Magic Shoppe Betsoft Gaming, creator of the award-winning Slots3 collection of true 3D video slots, have announced the newest game release in that collection – Magic Shoppe. This ...read more Playtech BGT Sports secures Betfred contract extension Playtech BGT Sports (PBS), a leading provider of omni-channel sports betting solutions, has extended its Self Service Betting Terminals (SSBTs) agreement with Betfred ...read more TradaCasino relaunches affiliate programme with Paysafe’s Income Access TradaCasino, the Isle of Man-based online casino operator, has launched its rebranded TradaAffiliates affiliate programme in partnership with Income Access, Paysafe Gro...read more Amaya announces Jerry Bowskill as CTO Amaya Inc has announced the appointment of Jerry Bowskill as Chief Technology Officer of Amaya – owner of online poker giant PokerStars – effective immediately. ...read more
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Lawrence Ho Going solo

Lawrence Ho Going solo Muhammad Cohen also blogs for Forbes on gaming throughout Asia and wrote Hong Kong On Air, a novel set during the 1997 handover about TV news, love, betrayal, high finance and cheap lingerie.   In an exclusive interview conducted shortly after Melco Resorts & Entertainment announced the sale ... Thursday, 08 June 2017 04:30

Journey to Japan

Journey to Japan Premium Japanese players no longer abound in the gaming world, so the impact of Japanese IRs will come from luring VIP and mass customers from other Asian destinations.   By Muhammad Cohen in Tokyo   Have you heard the one about the Japanese high roller? Not lately, according to a range of sou... Thursday, 08 June 2017 04:07

(Mis)calculating social costs and consequences of Japan’s IR development

(Mis)calculating social costs and consequences of Japan’s IR development In the penultimate instalment of their five part series on the development of Japanese integrated resorts, casino and integrated resort experts Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr Andy Nazarechuk discuss the divisive issue of problem gambling. By Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr Andy Nazarechuk     The mere me... Thursday, 08 June 2017 03:39

Japanese ingenuity

Japanese ingenuity Inside Asian Gaming speaks to TGG Interactive co-founder Raymond Chan about the incredible potential Japan offers in regards to creativity and innovation for the gaming industry. By Ben Blaschke     It may already be the hottest topic in the global gaming industry, but there is more to Japan... Thursday, 08 June 2017 03:30