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Blackstone makes A$8 billion bid for Crown Resorts

Victorian Royal Commission on Crown to examine 2016 arrests

The Victorian Royal Commission into Crown Resorts is set to launch next Monday, opening with an examination into the arrests of Crown staff in China in 2016. 
Suncity Wakayama

Wakayama IR bid on the ropes as Suncity pulls out

Wakayama’s IR bid appears to be on the ropes as the Suncity Group has withdrawn from the RFP process.
Kasamatsu Racecourse

Central Japan prefecture grapples with jockey betting scandal

The central Japan prefecture of Gifu has been grappling with a scandal involving jockeys and trainers as who have been found to be engaging in betting on horse races.
paradise

Paradise Q1 sales plunge, but locals support hotels

Like South Korea’s other casino operators, Paradise Co.’s headline Q1 numbers made for grim reading, although there were positive indicators, such as a narrower loss due to cost cuts and strong hotel performance.

Macau junkets slammed in damning report on illegal betting

Macau junkets have been among those singled out for their involvement in the spread of illegal online betting during the pandemic, according to a report compiled by the Asia Racing Federation, obtained by Asia Gaming Brief.
PAGCOR

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.
japan, horse racing, animal cruelty

Japan draft horse racing faces animal cruelty accusations

Japan’s unique Banei Horse Racing (draft horse racing) in Obihiro, Hokkaido, is under the cloud of animal cruelty accusations after several videos of jockeys kicking horses in the face were distributed on the internet.
Wynn resorts, margins, focus, digital

Wynn likely to see higher margins post Covid; digital in focus

Wynn Resorts is likely to enjoy higher margins post-Covid due to its cost-cutting efforts, but the main excitement to come from its Q1 results came from a plan to spin off its digital business, analysts say.
Hong Kong, Crown resorts

HK real estate firm could throw hat in ring for Crown

Sources are pointing at another potential suitor for Crown Resorts’ shares, Hong Kong-listed CC Land Holdings. 
Michael Maerz, Sportradar

Michael Maerz on virtual sports and going big in Japan [podcast]

Michael Maerz, deputy CEO for Asia Pacific at Sportradar, speaks about the potential for regulated sports betting in Asia and the mounting excitement that Japan could be prepared to legalize, in what may lead to a chain reaction of a lifting of regulatory hurdles.

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Novomatic digital shows growth, though land-based revenues fall

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Blackstone makes A$8 billion bid for Crown Resorts

Victorian Royal Commission on Crown to examine 2016 arrests

The Victorian Royal Commission into Crown Resorts is set to launch next Monday, opening with an examination into the arrests of Crown staff in China in 2016.