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“Only a matter of time before online gambling becomes legal in Australia”

“Only a matter of time before online gambling becomes legal in Australia”

It is “only a matter of time” before Australian lawmakers act to make online gambling legal, according to leading authorities in the field. Speaking at this week...read more

Star lodges development application for new Ritz-Carlton hotel tower in Sydney

Star lodges development application for new Ritz-Carlton hotel tower in Sydney

Australia’s Star Entertainment Group has lodged a development application with the NSW Department of Planning for its new AU$500 million Ritz-Carlton hotel tower in S...read more

Macau eSports founder denies cryptocurrency scheme accusations

Macau eSports founder denies cryptocurrency scheme accusations

The founder of Macau-based eSports organization Grow uP eSports has hit back at what he describes as “baseless and calumnious allegations” in relation to a cryptocu...read more

Neither new nor existing casinos allowed on Boracay, Philippines says

Neither new nor existing casinos allowed on Boracay, Philippines says

Philippines Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat has warned that neither new nor existing casinos will be allowed to operate in Boracay once the island reopens on ...read more

Philippines Department of Justice steers clear of Landing land lease investigation

Philippines Department of Justice steers clear of Landing land lease investigation

The Philippines Department of Justice (DOJ) has wiped its hands of the investigation into the former board members of Nayong Pilipino Foundation (NPF) over its land lea...read more
Japan lottery ticket sales continue decline Sales of lottery tickets in Japan have fallen for a second straight year, down 6.9% to JPY786.6 billion in 2017 according to official figures released this week. Accor...read more DICJ touts ongoing health care for abandoned Canidrome greyhounds The Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau says it has desexed 12 dogs and provided dental care to 40 more as it continues to oversee the wellbeing of 533 grey...read more Resorts World Sentosa wins SG$10 million court case against high roller Singapore’s high court has ruled in favor of Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) in a case against a Malaysian businessman who was trying to void SG$5.9 million in outstandin...read more more News
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SA Gaming launches new slot game “Double Happiness” SA Gaming has launched its latest slot game, titled “Double Happiness.” The 3x5 reel “Double Happiness” plays 243 ways and is based on the five-fold happiness ...read more Perform Group joins ESSA as first affiliate member   Non-profit sports betting integrity body ESSA has announced that Perform Group has joined the association as their first affiliate member. Perform Group is a digital le...read more Betsoft signs Strategic Content Agreement with Italian arm of Stanleybet Betsoft Gaming has widened its footprint in the Italian regulated market after entering into a new content partnership with international slots and sportsbook firm Stan...read more SG Digital processes 177 million World Cup bets Scientific Games Corporation processed more than 177 million bets across all channels during the 2018 World Cup through SG Digital’s sportsbook OpenBet, the compan...read more
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OZ VIP: A new dawn

OZ VIP: A new dawn It has taken just 12 months for Australia’s VIP turnover to rebound following the arrests of 19 Crown Resorts employees in China in October 2016, but the balance of power between Australian operators has shifted dramatically in the process. By Ben Blaschke   Just 12 months after the release of... Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:32

Waiting for Garapan

Waiting for Garapan Imperial Pacific says it will miss another deadline for completing its Saipan casino hotel, and there’s no consensus on a completion date. Meanwhile, VIP roll and trade receivable numbers soar. By Muhammad Cohen   Imperial Pacific International continues to excel at manythings. Its monopoly ca... Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:27

License to thrill: How casino re-tendering will shape Macau’s future

License to thrill: How casino re-tendering will shape Macau’s future Professor Glenn McCartney takes a look at the impending Macau casino re-tendering process and why the government’s criteria for issuing licenses will shape the city’s tourism future. By Professor Glenn McCartney   Macau’s casino concession and sub-concession contracts will all end in a few... Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:21

Making live online gaming a reality

Making live online gaming a reality Latency has long been the ultimate challenge for online gaming operators in their quest to provide a quality product, but a new open framework technology could prove to be a game-changer. By Jaheer Abbas | Senior Director, SEA & India at Limelight Networks   It’s hard to imagine that onlin... Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:09