Saturday, August 13, 2022


PH Resorts pushing for early opening of Cebu resort


PH Resorts Group Holdings says it is pushing to open its Emerald Bay resort in late 2021, with the full first phase offering then to be available by the second quarter of 2022. 

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Betsoft launches suite of Asia-focused games


Betsoft Gaming is planning to roll out a suite of highly innovative slot games specifically designed for the Asian market.  This plan will see a l

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Macau likely to keep VIP crown for now


China’s VIPs have an ever growing number of IRs to choose from, but Macau is unlikely to be knocked from its post as the top draw for high rollers a

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Online operators go local to grab Asian market share


Localization is fast becoming a key battleground for online operators looking to expand across fast-growing Asian markets. While online gaming is still a long way from reaching maturity in Asia, consumers in the region’s grey markets are becoming more...

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New Social circles


Aristocrat Leisure recently snapped up social games developer Plarium for $500 million, but what exactly is the appeal of acquiring a studio that creates strategy/ role-playing game (RPG) titles for a very different player demographic to social casino...

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Nolimit City expands into Asia


Online casino platform and game developer Nolimit city has entered the Asian market for the first time via a deal to provide content distributor QTech

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ICE looks east as Asia-focused firms make a splash


Delegates arriving at the ExCeL in London’s East End for the 2017 edition of ICE Totally Gaming at the start of February were greeted by a host of Asian gaming suppliers keen to expand their reach. The main entrance was dominated by advertising from...

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Eyeing Asia


Mediatech Solutions, part of the R. Franco Group, will display its vision for 2017 at a spectacular stand at ICE, as the innovative provider continues

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Ingenious slots


ICE 2017 will play host to Booming Games’ their biggest presence yet, with new titles, cutting edge features, and hints of what to expect in the nea

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Melco to add Asian flavor to Cyprus melting pot


Asian operators have been slow to venture into European markets, but that may be about to change, with a consortium made up of Melco International Development and Hard Rock International eyeing a project on the island of Cyprus. The consortium is aiming...

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Operators turn to bitcoin as an alternate route into Asia’s online markets


Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are providing online operators with a new route into the Asian markets that have historically proved tough to penetrate due to the lack of conventional banking options. In fact, experts say bitcoin is already making a...

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Euro 2016, Olympics, fuel Asian sports betting


The recent European Championships saw a dramatic increase in betting volumes across Asia, but also raised a series of questions for both operators and suppliers as to how best to serve sports bettors in the region. Experts say volumes were up about 50...

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Asia casino future bright, but government inaction slowing growth


Asia’s casino markets are being held back by a lack of regulation, rather than lack of demand, with the underlying drivers for growth, such as under penetration, a rapidly growing middle class and strong propensity to gamble still intact. That was...

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Scientific Games to showcase content designed for Asia


Scientific Games Corporation will showcase a robust range of solutions for casino operators at G2E this week.   Gavin Isaacs, Scientific Games presid

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Into Africa? Betting on an untapped gambling frontier


Home to over one billion people, making it the second most populated continent, Africa is generating growing interest as one of the world’s great untapped gaming frontiers. Although casino gambling makes up the bulk of the market at present, growth...

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XIN Gaming adds four new titles to Asian games portfolio


Asia based B2B supplier XIN Gaming has expanded its Asia games portfolio with a range of new games including HighRoller, Sky Guardians, Video Poker Bo

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Asia tourism prospects shine bright for Australia's Star


The Star Entertainment Group, formerly known as Echo Entertainment Group, is undergoing a group-wide renaissance, reshaping its brand identity and revamping its properties to take advantage of a forecast surge in Asian tourism. Group CEO Matt Bekier says...

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Mohegan Sun eyes $5 billion resort project in S. Korea: Yonhap interview


The president of Mohegan Sun, a U.S. regional tribal casino operator, said South Korea's main gateway provides the perfect chance to build its first i

Fun88 launches a ‘Invite-a-Friend’


Buyapowa announced that Asian online gaming operator Fun88, owned by Welton Holdings, is launching a new ‘Invite-a-Friend’ marketing initiative to

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