Friday, June 18, 2021
Philippines, online gambling, lead

Asian jurisdictions eye Philippines online gambling lead

Other Asian jurisdictions are closely watching the Philippines’ efforts to bridge the land-based and online gambling divide with a view to following suit, while Nepal is likely to have its first online operator live within two months.

Casino Canberra trading performance near pre-Covid levels

Aquis Entertainment has announced that its Casino Canberra reached near pre-Covid trading levels late last year and is thus no longer eligible for the JobKeeper program. The firm also provided some updates on the status of the casino floor.
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Cambodia stops issuing online gambling licenses

Cambodia will no longer issue licenses to online gambling businesses, and all existing licenses will not be renewed when they are expired, the Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said in a directive on Sunday, Xinhua reports.

Nagacorp Ltd. announces net profit up 27 percent in 2015

Hong Kong-listed Nagacorp Ltd has reported positive financial results for 2015, with net profit at US$172.6 million, up 27 percent from 2014, according to...

Unprecedented demand for NMi services

Boasting over forty years of experience serving the gaming industry globally, gaming laboratory NMi will be discussing how their expertise and knowledge in the...

Vietnam’s Da Nang allows cruise ships to open casinos overnight

The city of Da Nang has become the first place in Vietnam to allow international cruise ships to dock overnight and open their onboard...

Scientific games announces three-year contract extension in Philippines

Scientific Games (SG) today announced that Pacific Online Systems Corporation (POSC) has extended the contract through July 2018 for the supply and maintenance of...

Privately-owned casino in Vietnam makes millions in Chinese VIP revenue

The declining VIP gambling scene in Macau has proved beneficial for Danang, Vietnam based casino and resort, Crown International Games Club. The small, privately owned...
travel, industry, china

China mass gamblers favor Macau, eye U.S.

Chinese mass gamblers are interested in visiting the U.S., but show little inclination to travel to other Asian destinations outside of Macau, according to...

Penang Chief Minister accused of overlooking online gambling dens

A former sacked local councillor has accused Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng of the deliberate oversight of many illegal online gambling dens operating in...

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