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2021-03-23
Hong Kong-listed R&F Properties is seeking new financing and a casino operator partner for the Midan City development in Incheon, attempting to recover from Caesars Entertainment’s abandonment of the partnership.

2021-03-04
The sale of Las Vegas Sands’ Vegas properties for $6.25 billion could be an opportunity for Sands to put their boots down in Australia through a purchase of Crown Resorts, according to Bernstein analyst Vitaly Umansky.

2021-03-03
Special loans to local tourism-related businesses have been spiralling upward since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic. These loans are provided through the Jeju Tourism Promotion Fund, which itself is facing a cash crunch as its funding comes largely...

2021-02-17
China sports lottery company 500.com has continued its transformation into the bitcoin space with the all-stock acquisition of bitcoin mining company BTC.com and investors appear to approve.

2021-01-21
The pro-native American stance of incoming U.S. President Joe Biden may be positive for Genting Malaysia's investment in a Mashpee Wampanoag casino project, Maybank wrote in a research note.

2020-12-14
Investment in India's online gaming sector gained 78 percent to $173 million in calendar year 2020, according to Tracxn Technologies. 

2020-09-16
The mystery behind Macau Legend’s trading halt was resolved when it became known that Chan Weng Lin, also called Levo Chan, chief executive of the j

2020-08-26
Myanmar is reportedly investigating a building project on the border with Thailand that is mushrooming into a casino town, according to local media reports.

2020-08-20
Star Entertainment Group said its domestic gaming revenue in July reached 80 percent of the prior calendar year and that investment in its properties will enhance long-term growth potential.

2020-08-10
The Primorye Development Corp. has reiterated that Russia’s largest IR to date will open imminently, but that no specific date has been set.

2020-08-07
A year ago there were many things uncertain about IR development in Japan, but if there was one thing you could depend upon—one prediction that could be made with near total confidence—it was that the man-made island of Yumeshima in Osaka Bay was...

2020-07-24
The Covid-19 pandemic may be a trigger for South Korea to rethink its foreigner-only casino policy, as the country’s casinos struggle with a lack of tourism revenue.

2020-07-09
Roar Digital, a U.S. sports betting and online gaming company, said its shareholders, MGM Resorts and GVC have committed to a second round of investment, bringing the total to $450 million. 

2020-07-03
On Thursday the number of new Covid-19 cases in Tokyo shot up beyond one hundred, deepening concerns that the Japanese nation may be sliding into a second wave, and possibly necessitating an additional period of business closures.

2020-06-12
The current surge in eSports viewership and betting is unlikely to be sustainable once sporting events return to normal post the Covid-19 pandemic, according to leading industry figures participating in Asia Gaming Brief’s recent webinar.

2020-05-15
In an earnings conference call in April 2019, Las Vegas Sands President and Chief Operating Officer Robert Goldstein declared, “Our commitment to Japan is immense. It will be lots and lots of rooms—many, many rooms. There will be lots of retail. There...

2019-03-22
Three firms from South Korea are eyeing projects in the Primorye gambling zone in Russia’s far east, with Summit Ascent, the region’s only existin

2018-12-14
Myanmar looks set to be the next Asian jurisdiction to open its doors to IRs as the government seeks to attract much needed tourism dollars, with experts in the region predicting strong interest from potential investors.

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