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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.

2018-07-20
Cambodia is expected to introduce its long-awaited casino regulation in September, which may attract further investment to one of Asia’s most vibran

2018-06-01
The Philippine government has an ambitious plan to create a new green city in Clark, home to a former U.S. air force base, which it hopes will become

2018-04-18
Operators in Russia’s Far East have won a reprieve from a potentially punishing new tax regime and are now discussing further development plans with the government of the zone. In the interests of long-term investment, Primorye chose to leave taxes...

2018-04-05
Century Casinos, a Nasdaq-listed operator with operations in the U.S., Canada and Europe, has more than $50 million in available capital to put toward

2018-03-22
Galaxy Entertainment has bought a stake of just under 5 percent in Wynn Resorts from the company’s founder Steve Wynn, calling the purchase a “uni

2018-02-13
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte late last year signed into law the first steps in a long-awaited tax reform program to raise funds to improve infrastructure, which analysts say will dampen consumer spending, but are unlikely to hurt the booming gambling...

2018-01-02
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed in principal to allow a casino to be added to the Laguna Lang Co. resort in central Vietnam, with a likely

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