Saturday, August 13, 2022


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Macau locals gambling participation rate down


Gambling participation amongst Macau locals has decreased over the last 15 years, according to a government study, Macau Daily Times reports. Publi

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Singapore casino entry levy declines 7.6 pct


Casino entry levies paid by Singaporeans and permanent residents have fallen to their lowest levels since 2010, according to an annual report released

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Vietnamese locals to enter casinos from Dec 1


Vietnamese locals will finally be able to gamble at selected casinos in the country starting from next month, according to local media reports. The Ci

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Ministry gets authority to grant casino licenses


Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance has been given the authority to grant casino and gaming service licenses in the country, under a newly-issued circular

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PM mulls allowing local entry to Ho Tram


Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc reportedly met with his advisors on Tuesday about potentially allowing locals to enter the casino at Grand Ho Tram. Au

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Home dept starts process to ban locals from casinos


The state home department has initiated the process of banning entry of Goans into casinos, with plans to send the file for cabinet’s approval, loca

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Goa’s redrafted rules to undergo final review


It is understood that Goa’s redrafted gaming laws will undergo a review from the Advocate General (AG) before it is brought into force, local media

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Vietnamese locals required to meet age, income requirements


Vietnamese locals will be required to meet a certain monthly income level in order to be permitted to gamble at local casinos, according to the latest

Vietnam locals allowed to gamble at two casinos


Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has announced that Vietnamese citizens will be able to gamble at two local casinos, one on Phu Quoc Island, and the ot

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PAGCOR to accept online gaming license applications


The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) has opened its doors for online gaming that caters exclusively to foreigners, local media reports.

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Sands wants to invest 5-12 trillion won in Busan casino


Las Vegas Sands Corp. is willing to invest between 5 to 12 trillion won ($4.5 billion to $10.8 billion) in a casino resort in Busan if “investment c

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Kangwon Land opposes Saemangeum casino


Kangwon Land has officially stated its opposition to the establishment of a new locals-permitted casino in the Saemangeum region, Business Korea repor

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Tougher hurdles for non-resident workers: DSAL


Macau’s Labor Affairs Bureau (DSAL) director Wong Chi Hong claims the bureau is being more cautious when handling applications from non-resident wor

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Opposition party in Sikkim claims credit for casino ban


Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM), the principal opposition party in Sikkim has claimed credit for the recent decision to ban locals in the state’s cas

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Maharashtra an appealing market opportunity: GMA


The Indian State of Maharashtra presents an appealing opportunity for the gaming industry, said Global Market Advisors (GMA) in a research report rele

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Macau labor groups back casino workers ban


A survey from the Forefront of Macao Gaming (FMG) has revealed that 76 percent of casino workers agree their sector should be banned from gambling in

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Wynn Palace hires more staff ahead of opening


Casino operator Wynn Macau has announced it has hired over 3,600 local employees for its Wynn Palace casino resort, according to a press release from

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Kangwon Land unaffected by China squeeze


Kangwon Land Co Ltd has been cashing in on its monopoly of domestic patrons, unaffected by the Chinese VIP downturn, much unlike their foreigner-only

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Several studies support the legalization of casinos in Thailand


A recent study has revealed the majority of Thais support the legalization of casinos in Thailand as it would enable to the government to earn taxes,

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