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Singapore resumes online betting and wagering

Singapore Pools will resume online sports betting from Monday and online horse wagering from Wednesday, according to an announcement over the weekend.  However, its physical...

Donaco describes impact of coronavirus on business

Australia-listed Donaco International on Tuesday released a statement describing the impact of the coronavirus crisis on business operations at its Star Vegas hotel, located...

Australia closes non-essential businesses, including clubs and casinos

As of midday Monday, all registered and licensed clubs, hotels, pubs, casinos will be closed as part of Australia’s battle to fight the spread...

PAGCOR suspends gaming operations in Manila

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. said it was suspending all gaming operations in Manila following President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to put Metro Manila under community quarantine.

Princess Cruises suspends operations until May

Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation, said it will be suspending its cruise operations of all 18 ships until May 11, 2020.  The cancellations...

Belle Corp profit down 9 percent on lottery and keno suspension

Philippines gaming investor Belle Corp posted a 9 percent decline in net income in 2019, reaching P2.9 billion, driven mainly by a decline in...

Hong Kong closes several major border crossings

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam on Monday announced the closure of a number of border crossings with China, with exception of the Shenzhen...

500 suspends lottery operations in Sweden

Chinese lottery service provider 500 dot com, says it has temporarily suspended its operations in Sweden, as it failed to renew its license before...

Trading of Suntrust shares halted as listing rules breached

Shares of Suntrust Home Developers Inc. are to remain suspended from trading by the Philippine Stock Exchange after it was found that its deal...

Close to 200 illegal POGO firms shut down amid crackdown

The Philippines Gaming regulator says that nearly 200 “fly-by-night” Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) have been shut down in the last few months, local...

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