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Japanese government proposes ¥2,000 (US$19) casino entry fee

Japanese government proposes ¥2,000 (US$19) casino entry fee

Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has proposed charging residents a ¥2,000 fee, equivalent to US$19, to enter the nation’s casinos. According to report...read more

MGM Cotai’s The Mansion luxury villas to open in September

MGM Cotai’s The Mansion luxury villas to open in September

MGM Cotai’s ultra-luxury The Mansion villas are unlikely to open until September, according to MGM China CEO and Executive Director Grant Bowie. Speaking during pare...read more

Landing International approved to move casino operations to HK$11.7 billion Jeju integrated resort

Landing International approved to move casino operations to HK$11.7 billion Jeju integrated resort

Landing International Development Limited has announced that it will relocate Landing Casino to its HK$11.7 billion Korean integrated resort Jeju Shinhwa World this we...read more

Strong fourth quarter results drive MGM China growth in 2017

Strong fourth quarter results drive MGM China growth in 2017

MGM China saw its revenue grow 3.0% for Full Year 2017 to HK$15.4 billion, aided by strong fourth quarter results in which net revenue rose 10% year-on-year and 17% seq...read more

Japan casino tax rate could be as high as 50%, floor space and entry restrictions looming

Japan casino tax rate could be as high as 50%, floor space and entry restrictions looming

Japan is considering a tax rate of up to 50% on revenue made by local casinos, with the proceeds to be split between national and local governments, according to The Ja...read more
Dallmeier claims successful European launch for innovative CAT system Casino solutions provider Dallmeier has hailed this year’s ICE Totally gaming trade show and exhibition a huge success after showcasing its new Casino Automation Tech...read more GPI announces new licensing and development agreements Casino currency supplier GPI has announced global licensing and development agreements with BrainChip and Xuvi to develop its advanced Automated Table Solution (ATS). ...read more PhilWeb approved to deploy gaming system in 21 more Pagcor sites Philippines gaming services provider PhilWeb Corporation has been granted permission by gaming regulator Pagcor to deploy its Electronic Gaming System (EGS) to an extra...read more more News
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Lightning Box signs deal with Incredible Technologies to cross license IP Specialist slots developer Lightning Box has signed a cross-licensing deal with American land-based supplier Incredible Technologies to add an exciting new feature to o...read more QTech completes Booongo and Fantasma partnerships Asian games developer QTech Games has announced new deals with two of the rising stars of casino igaming, Booongo and Fantasma Games. Integrating content from two of...read more Betsoft announces launch of “Sugarpop 2” video slot Betsoft Gaming has announced the release of its highly-anticipated sequel title “Sugarpop 2: Double Dipped.” Similar to the extremely popular initial title in the ...read more New compliance monitoring app Wag.io signs first client Affiliate content and compliance monitoring application, Wag.io, has signed White Hat Gaming as its first client, the company has revealed. In a press release, Wag.io ...read more
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Design For Profit

Design For Profit Architect Paul Steelman provides his insights into designing the most expensive privately funded buildings on earth and making and breaking trends. By Muhammad Cohen | Editor-at-Large EMINENT casino architect Paul Steelman helped create the Asian gaming boom with the groundbreaking design of Sands... Monday, 29 January 2018 15:11

Climbing the mountain

Climbing the mountain   ASX-listed Silver Heritage Group finally launched hotel and casino operations at its new Tiger Palace Resort Bhairahawa in late 2017, having survived the 2015 earthquake, a fuel blockade on the Nepal-India border and an AU$19 million (US$14.4 million) funding shortage as a result of the delays. ... Monday, 29 January 2018 15:07

Can sportsbooks survive a 1% tax on handle?

Can sportsbooks survive a 1% tax on handle?   The big news coming out of the United States this year is the likely striking down of the federal ban on sports betting. But with many states licking their lips in anticipation of added tax dollars, the sports betting industry may well have another crippling fight on its hands. THE US Supreme C... Monday, 29 January 2018 15:05

Herman Ng:Macau Pioneer

Herman Ng:Macau Pioneer Inside Asian Gaming discovers a bit more about Herman Ng, CEO and Executive Director of Macau-based slot machine services firm Asia Pioneer Entertainment (APE). Ben Blaschke: Can you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your background? Herman Ng: I grew up in Macau and then when I was 16 ... Monday, 29 January 2018 14:52