Sunday, June 26, 2022


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Yumeshima IR candidacy is Osaka government’s to lose


It was considered a foregone conclusion in gaming circles that Osaka will be a venue for one of the first three integrated resorts in Japan, though the entry of Yokohama into the race and shifting political sands highlight the fact that nothing should...

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Online Gaming: Bad Bet for Saipan?


So far, Saipan’s experience with gaming has been like a rollercoaster ride: a near-vertical climb, followed by a precipitous drop. Now the remote is

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POGO boom drives real estate sales in Manila, Cebu


Growth in online gambling in the Philippines is driving a real estate boom in Manila, which is now spilling over to the island of Cebu, as operators s

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Shambala unveils Primorye plans as land auctions resume


Russia’s Primorye entertainment zone has just held a new round of bidding for land plots, attracting a major investor with plans for a 16,000-square

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Queensland in new push for IR investors


Queensland is set to kick start its efforts to establish new IRs in the state four years after a previous round of bidding ended with little progress.

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Melco’s meta-Morpheus


Melco Resorts and Entertainment exited one of gaming’s most successful joint ventures early last year, putting it in a position to reap the full pot

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Duterte met with Galaxy on Boracay project in Dec: reports


President Rodrigo Duterte, who earlier this week denied knowledge of plans for a casino on Boracay, in December met with officials from Galaxy Enterta

Landing to open expanded Jeju Shinhwa casino Feb. 25


Hong Kong-listed property developer Landing International said it has received permission to relocate its casino on Jeju Island in South Korea to its

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Yggdrasil enters Danish market with Jackpotjoy Group deal


Yggdrasil Gaming has made its first move into the Danish market with an agreement to provide its games and award-winning promotional tools to Jackpotj

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Philweb unveils new logo, expects Q4 restart


E-games provider PhilWeb Corporation unveiled a new logo on Wednesday, reflecting the company’s license renewal under the leadership of chairman Gre

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Udenna sells oil business stake to raise $80m for Mactan casino


Udenna Group has sold a 25 percent stake in listed oil company Phoenix Petroleum Philippines to raise P4 billion (US$80 million) to help finance the d

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Macau casino stocks fall on renewal scare


Stock prices of Macau’s six gaming operators took a hit following reports from Chinese-language media on Wednesday implying that all of Macau’s ga

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Japan Gaming Congress lays groundwork for IRs


Excitement over the prospects for IR development in Japan was palpable at the just-concluded Japan Gaming Congress. Held at a major hotel in central Tokyo, it drew in a capacity crowd of 450 people, mixing international operators with local Japanese businesses...

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Goa casinos to face fee hike; granted extension


Fees for onshore and offshore casinos have been raised for the third year in a row, local media reports. The budget raised the fees for the renewal of

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Baha Mar ready to open in April, but no casino license yet


The Baha Mar resort in the Bahamas is scheduled to hold a soft opening on April 21 and its casino floor is stocked with machines, though the IR still

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Pagcor revenues surge 17 percent in 2016


The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) posted a strong increase in gaming revenue in 2016, amid a crackdown on online gaming by President

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AGTech secures rights to Poker and Guan Dan in China


AGTech has secured the rights to operate all competitive play of Chinese card game Guan Dan, and has formed a partnership with the organizers of a Chi

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Philweb raises $2.8 million to weather bidding process


Philippines-listed Philweb Corp. has raised P 140 million (US$2.8 million) through the sale of its stake in Germany-based Acentic GmbH, according to t

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Australia introduces bill affecting offshore operators


Australia has introduced a new bill that tightens restrictions on offshore operators that operate online gambling services in Australia, local media r

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