Scientific Game

Macau pawnshops resume Union Pay services after Cotai crackdown

Macau pawnshops resume Union Pay services after Cotai crackdown

Some pawnshops within Macau casinos have resumed offering Union Pay services, possibly illegally, according to analysts from investment bank JP Morgan. In a note seen ...read more

Vietnam police crack second illegal online gambling ring

Vietnam police crack second illegal online gambling ring

Vietnam police have cracked a major online gambling ring which attracted bets of more than US$26 million from Vietnamese players. According to a report in VnExpress, a...read more

International Entertainment Corp looks to broaden horizons after increased 2018 losses

International Entertainment Corp looks to broaden horizons after increased 2018 losses

Hong Kong-listed International Entertainment Corporation (IEC) has touted diversification of its business through new gaming and sports related opportunities as the way...read more

Macau visitor arrivals up 5.2% in May

Macau visitor arrivals up 5.2% in May

Macau attracted 2,704,745 visitors in May, an 8.7% decline on April numbers but up 5.2% year-on-year according to figures released by the Statistics and Census Service ...read more

Macau GGR on track to soar in June and beyond after slow May: analysts

Macau GGR on track to soar in June and beyond after slow May: analysts

Macau’s June gross gaming revenue is on target to grow 20% compared to the same period last year, buoyed by the annual dragon boat festival and the opening of Morpheu...read more
Melco hosts workshop on Occupational Safety and Health Management for SMEs Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited has conducted a workshop in which it shared with local SMEs the latest trends in Occupational Safety & Health Management...read more SJM grants Ina Chan 3 million ordinary shares Ina Chan, a newly appointed executive director at SJM Holdings and third wife of former Chairman Stanley Ho, has been granted share options totaling 3 million ordinary ...read more NagaCorp boss increases majority stake NagaCorp CEO Chen Lip Keong has increased his shareholding in the company with the purchase of 5.4 million shares for a total consideration of HK$39.6 million. In a fi...read more more News
iGaming News
Betsoft launches “The Golden Owl of Athena” Betsoft Gaming has launched its latest 5x3, story-focused slot game – “The Golden Owl of Athena”. Set in Athens at the height of the age of antiquity, “The Gol...read more CashBet raises US$38 Million for crypto-ready mobile iGaming platform Leading mobile-first iGaming platform provider CashBet has announced the successful completion of its token sale, raising US$38 million to develop the world’s first c...read more Dafabet extends platform deal with Comtrade Gaming  Comtrade Gaming, a leading technology supplier to the gaming industry, has announced that Dafabet has extended their platform agreement until 2022, prolonging the exist...read more Online casino W88 inks record sponsorship deal with EPL’s Wolverhampton Wolves Online casino and sportsbook W88 has signed a two-year sponsorship deal with newly promoted English Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers FC that will see the bra...read more
more News

Current Issue

Tribal Ambition

Tribal Ambition By Muhammad Cohen and Ben Blaschke   Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment CEO Mario Kontomerkos believes the Native American casino operator has two aces in the hole for Japan, especially when it comes to the so-called regional markets beyond major areas. In his presentation at last month’s Japan ... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:55

Social Gathering

Social Gathering By Shaun McCamley   Social casino gaming is booming. In 2017, the global social gaming industry generated a whopping US$106 billion in revenues, with the social casino segment generating US$4.5 billion in revenues. Not surprisingly China, Japan and Korea generated 90% of the games revenue in the... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:44

Redefining Tourism

Redefining Tourism By Muhammad Cohen   In an era when tourism constitutes a growing portion of the global economy, integrated resorts present a potent although frequently misunderstood means for growing visitor arrivals and revenue. It’s not simply the casino but their range of attractions that make IRs such powe... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:37

Japan IR Timeline

Japan IR Timeline By Ben Blaschke   What year for Japan’s first IR? It’s a question that continues to divide industry stakeholders, the answer further clouded by the substantial disparity in opinion offered at last month’s Japan Gaming Congress (JgC) in Tokyo. At the nearer end of the scale, members of the... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:27