Jumbo Technology is celebrating its 20th birthday this year and after successful expansion in Asia, it’s now turning its sights further afield.
Online gaming in India is recording explosive growth, with the total number of gamers expected to hit 300 million by the end of next year, from just 120 million in 2016.
The Asian igaming sector continues to attract high levels of interest from betting and casino operators targeting markets such as Thailand, Vietnam or Indonesia and, of course, China; which remains by far the biggest of them all.
Vietnam’s gambling industry stayed largely out of the headlines in 2019, though projects have been inching their way forward, with the country’s largest resort to date scheduled to open in the first half of this year.
With the win from China-facing igaming operations forecast to hit $33 billion in 2019, the Philippines has little incentive to curb activities of POGOs.
Nepal is expecting further expansion of its casino industry as five-star hotels spring up across the country ahead of a major tourism initiative next year.
The fate of Goa’s floating casinos is still unclear as a deadline for their removal from the Mandovi River looms, with industry experts urging the government to proceed with caution when it comes to moving them to land.
Construction in the once sleepy seaside town of Sihanoukville is everywhere, with cranes, cement trucks, container lorries, and excavation generating clouds of endless dust.
China’s VIPs are once again driving gross gambling revenue across the region, with the Philippines tipped as being one of the best-placed jurisdictions to take a slice of the high-roller pie.
The Japan Gaming Congress expects to attract even greater support in 2018 after holding the largest event of its kind in Japan last year, organizer Cl
Nagacorp said it is shaking up its management team, with a new executive deputy chairman and chief financial officer, to help position the company for
Hong Kong-listed property developer Landing International said it has received permission to relocate its casino on Jeju Island in South Korea to its
Spintec announced plans at ICE Totally Gaming to expand their ETG presence worldwide. The company said it will continue to pursue the main goal of pro
The $1.2 billion Resorts World Catskills opened its doors on February 8, expanding the Genting brand in the U.S., even though the Malaysian company missed out on a license for its own property in New York State. The project, which is the biggest of four...
Okada Manila, owned by Japan’s Universal Entertainment, is the new comer to Entertainment City, holding a soft opening for the resort in late 2016. At 44 hectares, the property is by far the biggest in the complex and the rollout of hotels and other...
Resorts World Manila (RWM) was the first integrated resort (IR) to open in the Philippines and is the only one not located in Entertainment City, but opposite the country’s primary international airport. The property is currently in the third phase...
eBET, a live mobile casino supplier, has appointed Evan Spytma as CEO, responsible for leading the group’s strategic expansion. Before joining eBET,
Groupe Barrière is a top-level IR operator in France and Switzerland, and has a presence in Africa as well, but they are now reaching much further af
Solaire Resort & Casino, owned by Bloomberry Resorts, was the first IR to open its doors in Entertainment City. The $1.2 billion property, on an 8.2 hectare site, made its debut in March 2013 and expanded with the opening of the Sky Tower in late 2014....
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