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TGG signs deal with two Cambodian casinos TGG Takara Gaming Group, the world’s first open-source gaming platform, has announced that it is entering the Southeast Asia Market with two leading local casino groups in Southeast Asia – Golden Crown and Superrich the Best Casino. TGG is an open-source casino gaming platform bringing globa...
Friday, 19 January 2018 07:06

Asian casino investor Amax to explore blockchain technology and cryptocurrency Hong Kong-listed casino investor Amax International Holdings Ltd has announced plans to establish a blockchain technology arm in an effort to “diversify its business operations, broaden its income sources and explore investment and or development opportunities.” In a filing to the Hong Kong Sto...
Friday, 19 January 2018 07:01

Macau casino kingpins on the rise in Forbes 2018 Hong Kong Rich List Galaxy Entertainment Group Chairman Lui Che Woo, Melco Resorts Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho and MGM China Co-Chairperson and Executive Director Pansy Ho are among several Macau casino powerbrokers to see their stocks rise in 2017 according to this year’s Forbes’ Hong Kong Rich List Lui was the ...
Friday, 19 January 2018 06:36

Macau casino exclusion requests grow 7% in 2017 The number of requests for exclusion from Macau casinos grew by 7.1% in 2017 to 376, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination (DICJ) has revealed. Figures released on Thursday show that the number grew from 351 in 2016, with the vast majority of this year’s requests, 316, coming via self-exclusion ...
Friday, 19 January 2018 05:59

MGM announces huge immersive art space at MGM Cotai called Spectacle MGM China’s new Macau integrated resort, MGM Cotai, will feature a four-story high “digital canvas” that the company says will form the heart of the property when it opens its doors on 29 January 2018. Known as Spectacle, the unique space will span the length of a football field and is descri...
Friday, 19 January 2018 04:46

Irish delegation explores Macau opportunities ahead of Cathay Pacific’s new Dublin route A trade mission by the Dublin Chamber of Commerce gathered in Macau this week ahead of the launch of a new direct flight route from Dublin to Hong Kong this year. Delegates including CEO of Dublin Chamber Mary Rose Bourke and CEO of Tourism Ireland Niall Gibbons were given a tour of Wynn Macau on W...
Thursday, 18 January 2018 06:31

SKYCITY’s Peter Treacy announces departure SKYCITY Entertainment Group Limited has announced that its Group General Manager Corporate Affairs and Risk Officer, Peter Treacy, will leave the company to pursue a career in governance. Treacy, a former partner of London-based law firm Linklaters, has been a member of the executive team since joi...
Thursday, 18 January 2018 06:31

Japan must cluster casinos to succeed: Paul Steelman Globally renowned casino architect Paul Steelman says that Japan must create a casino cluster rather than award single casino licenses to individual cities if it hopes to achieve its goal of boosting inbound tourism. Speaking exclusively to Inside Asian Gaming, Steelman revealed that his company, S...
Thursday, 18 January 2018 05:59

Macau visitor numbers surge 5.4% to 32.6 million in 2017 Macau welcomed a total of 32.6 million visitors in 2017, a 5.4% increase on the previous year. Revealing the city’s full year tourism figures at its annual press conference on Wednesday, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) announced increases across the board with mainland China visitation ...
Thursday, 18 January 2018 05:32

Wakayama governor addresses community concerns at special IR symposium The governor of Japan’s Wakayama Prefecture, Yoshinobu Nisaka, has told local citizens that the strength of the country’s problem gambling bill and the central government’s ability to develop effective programs will determine whether foreign operators are invited to develop an integrated resor...
Thursday, 18 January 2018 05:01

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TGG signs deal with two Cambodian casinos

TGG signs deal with two Cambodian casinos TGG Takara Gaming Group, the world’s first open-source gaming platform, has announced that it is entering the Southeast Asia Market with two leading local casino groups in Southeast Asia – Golden Crown and Superrich the Best Casino. TGG is an open-source casino gaming platform bringing globa... Friday, 19 January 2018 07:06

Asian casino investor Amax to explore blockchain technology and cryptocurrency

Asian casino investor Amax to explore blockchain technology and cryptocurrency Hong Kong-listed casino investor Amax International Holdings Ltd has announced plans to establish a blockchain technology arm in an effort to “diversify its business operations, broaden its income sources and explore investment and or development opportunities.” In a filing to the Hong Kong Sto... Friday, 19 January 2018 07:01

Macau casino kingpins on the rise in Forbes 2018 Hong Kong Rich List

Macau casino kingpins on the rise in Forbes 2018 Hong Kong Rich List Galaxy Entertainment Group Chairman Lui Che Woo, Melco Resorts Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho and MGM China Co-Chairperson and Executive Director Pansy Ho are among several Macau casino powerbrokers to see their stocks rise in 2017 according to this year’s Forbes’ Hong Kong Rich List Lui was the ... Friday, 19 January 2018 06:36

Macau casino exclusion requests grow 7% in 2017

Macau casino exclusion requests grow 7% in 2017 The number of requests for exclusion from Macau casinos grew by 7.1% in 2017 to 376, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination (DICJ) has revealed. Figures released on Thursday show that the number grew from 351 in 2016, with the vast majority of this year’s requests, 316, coming via self-exclusion ... Friday, 19 January 2018 05:59

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VIDEO: Inside Asian Gaming to host Asian Gaming Power 50 Gala Dinner

VIDEO: Inside Asian Gaming to host Asian Gaming Power 50 Gala Dinner Inside Asian Gaming will host the inaugural Asian Gaming Power 50 Gala Dinner on 23 November 2018. Friday, 12 January 2018 06:47

ENTER THE DRAGON2

ENTER THE DRAGON2 NagaWorld’s expansion lifts the Mekong region’s largest integrated resort and Phnom Penh into the top tier of regional destinations, with an increasing focus on Chinese tourists. By Muhammad Cohen | Editor at large in Phnom Penh   When I first visited NagaWorld six years ago, the casino hot... Friday, 29 December 2017 03:00

Strength in numbers

Strength in numbers Macau’s VIP segment has been historically volatile, but has surprised with the sheer strength of its resurgence in 2017. What can we expect from VIP in 2018? By Ben Blaschke   If the jury was out on the sustainability of Macau VIP’s resurgence for much of 2017, it’s not anymore. Having cop... Friday, 29 December 2017 02:54

Data driven

Data driven From the traditional betting habits of Europe to the expanses of Asia, data analytics firm BettorLogic is showing how the correct use of data can provide benefits to sportsbook operators and customers alike. By Ben Blaschke   One of the enormous challenges facing sportsbook operators today is st... Friday, 29 December 2017 02:46