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India, Japan eyed as key emerging markets

2019-09-27

Uncertainties caused by instability in Cambodia and the Philippines has prompted operators to search for new markets, with India and Japan top of the list.

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Online companies eye India potential

2018-08-10

India’s online gaming sector has seen a spate of acquisitions in recent months as operators position themselves for strong projected growth, despite

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Guam needs to approve casinos to remain competitive: academic

2018-04-04

The Pacific Island of Guam needs to approve casinos to avoid losing its tourists to the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, where gambling is pe

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Japan IR winners emerge as framework becomes clear

2018-04-04

The increased clarity regarding the terms of IR regulation in Japan following the ruling coalition compromises is also throwing light on which institutions are now advantaged and which are disadvantaged in the race for licenses. Seth Sulkin, head of...

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Goa casinos get six-month relocation reprieve

2018-03-28

Goa’s floating casinos will get an extension of a further six months before they are forced to move from their current location in the Mandovi River

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Ruling Coalition agrees on casino entry limits

2018-03-26

Japan’s two ruling coalition parties have accepted the government’s recommendation for casino entry limits that would restrict Japan residents to

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Japan Gaming Congress expects increased support

2018-03-20

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

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IR implementation bill delayed again

2018-03-15

The IR implementation bill won’t be submitted to the legislature this month, as had been planned, throwing doubt over the timetable for the bill. Th

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Casino proposals may hit investment levels, operators warn

2018-02-21

Government proposals presented to the ruling party this week relating to tax rates, entry fees, and casino floor space restrictions have drawn wildly

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Myanmar tourism ministry has no objection to casinos

2018-02-10

Myanmar’s Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism, Ohn Maung, says that a relaxing of the country’s gambling laws will allow foreigner-only casinos

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Goa casinos await “transformational” policy changes

2018-01-24

Goa’s offshore casinos, which currently float in the Mandovi River, are waiting for the government to finalize legislation that will force them to shift onshore, which may prove a game changer for the industry in India. Industry experts say the move...

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AML laws seen lacking teeth

2018-01-10

Casino operators in the Philippines have been attending workshops on how to comply with the country’s new anti-money laundering regulations, though some industry experts say the rules are still are not strong enough. The reporting thresholds are similar...

JRA introduces third-party gambler exclusion policy

2018-01-03

The Japan Racing Association (JRA) began implementing third-party gambling addiction exclusions at the end of December, heralding a new direction in J

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Nagasaki Initiates RFI Process

2017-12-16

With an event in Tokyo on the 7th and another in Nagasaki on the 14th, the RFI process is now underway for the Huis Ten Bosch theme park site in the p

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Malaysia declares war on illegal gambling

2017-11-29

Malaysia has launched a major crackdown on illegal gambling and this time says it will stamp out the practice for good, though some observers are less optimistic. They say without changes to the law to specifically target online activities, stamping out...

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It’s Kinmen’s Turn, and a Last Chance for Taiwan?

2017-07-26

On October 28, 2017, Kinmen Island will hold a referendum in which the residents will be asked if they would support the establishment of casino-based tourism resorts on the island. Kinmen (also known as Quemoy) is a Taiwan-controlled island located off...

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Bookies embrace online as murky legislative waters clear

2017-06-14

Russia’s bookmakers see their future as being online, with some major players closing down traditional betting shops to focus on the interactive sector. This year’s Russia Gaming Week reflected that trend with some bookies saying they had eschewed...

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Japan’s gambling addiction bill falls short

2017-06-10

Japan’s Ordinary Diet Session is set to close at the end of this month with no significant legislative progress on preparing for IRs after the rulin

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Wakayama Governor seeks foreigner-only IR

2017-05-13

Wakayama Governor Yoshinobu Nisaka is pushing hard to attract investment in an IR in his city, but says to make it politically palatable it would need

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