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2020-09-25
If it can be said that Yoshihide Suga’s emergence as prime minister of Japan is something of a poisoned chalice for Yokohama’s IR bid, for the leaders of Osaka, it is, in contrast, both uncomplicated and quite beneficial.

2020-09-10
The question of the fast-looming deadline for expiry for Macau’s gaming concessions was given a thorough airing by a panel of experts Thursday night, with the majority coming down in favour of the government deciding to maintain the status quo and number...

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.

2020-07-23
Russia has approved legislation that will significantly overhaul its sports betting industry, imposing tax on bets placed on overseas events and extending financial obligations to all market participants. 

2019-09-06
After years of turning a blind eye to the booming online gambling markets in Cambodia and the Philippines, authorities in China have finally had enough, triggering a clampdown across the region. 

2019-08-23
The Abe government's decision to drag its feet on more detailed regulations governing the IR industry and to delay the establishment of the Casino Management Board may exercise an effect on which local governments get licensed and which IR operators are...

2019-08-19
The Philippine Gaming and Amusement Corp (PAGCOR) has said it will stop accepting new applications for offshore online gaming licenses after Beijing called on Manila to crack down on gambling operations targeting its citizens.

2019-07-19
When 188Bet announced its withdrawal from the UK and Irish markets in March, it was the latest in a long line of Asia-facing operators to back away from Europe’s highly-regulated igaming jurisdictions.

2019-05-30
The company which runs the Japan Casino Academy and Tokyo-based human resources firm Altima have formed a joint venture to create Japan’s first recruitment agency for the anticipated domestic IR industry.

2019-05-10
Cambodia is Indochina’s undisputed king of live dealer gaming, with land-based casinos rushing to install dedicated set-ups to stream action from gaming floors to online players.

2019-04-26
Besides being titans in the casino world, there’s something else that Sheldon Adelson, Stanley Ho, Lim Kok Thay and Steve Wynn have in common and this factor may lead to important regulatory repercussions for their business empires.

2019-02-27
Shingo Amano, a candidate for mayor of Shizuoka city, is doing something that no other challenger for a significant local government office has done b

2019-02-08
Cambodia’s casino boom is continuing, with a 53 percent increase in licenses granted during 2018 and growing interest from Macau-based operators and junkets as Chinese tourism and investment surges.

2019-02-07
Philippine Gaming and Amusement Corp Chair Andrea Domingo said the regulator had pulled in total income of P6.72 billion *$128.5 million) in 2018 from its offshore online gaming licensees, topping its target.

2018-11-15
The ninth meeting of Osaka’s IR Promotion Conference was held on November 14, and it was agreed that the prospective Yumeshima IR should include an international conference center that can host more than 5000 people, which is nearly double the size...

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

2018-06-29
Almost two years after losing its license in a spat with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, gaming technology company PhilWeb Corp is on a charm of

2018-04-08
Silver Heritage Group said it’s engaging with the Nepal government to ensure it has all the requisite permits and licenses for its resorts in the co

2018-04-08
Hong Kong-listed property developer, Landing International Development, said it plans to build an integrated leisure and entertainment resort in Paran

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