Next June 5-6 in Moscow
(Russia).- SLP Services will present its brand new Universal Bookmaker System Wezzet at the main event in the gambling business in Russia and the CIS – RGWeek 2013 in Moscow. This year the exhibition will be devoted to the bookmaking business, which is the only allowed on the entire territory of Russia.
Next month, in Macau
(Macau).- Abbiati Casino Equipment will demonstrate its new innovative products during G2E Asia show, which will be held at the Venetian Macau on May 22-23. The Italian firm will present new advances in RFID gaming applications, furniture design and gaming currency for the Asian markets.
The market could out-strip Las Vegas
(Japan).- A pro-casino group of Japanese lawmakers has tapped an influential member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as its leader and plans to submit legislation this year aimed at opening the world's third-largest economy to casino gambling. Japan is often touted as the next major casino market after Chinese enclave Macau.
At booth 1135
(Macau).- “It is a great pleasure to welcome our customers, business partners and friends to meet with us and present Interblock's grand plans for G2E Asia 2013 in Macao,” said sources of Interblock. The G2E for state-of-the-art gaming products will be accompanied by a 3-day show program at the Venetian Macau.
27 of the total 150 exhibitors to make their debut at the show
(Macau).- The AGA and Reed Exhibitions will host Global Gaming Expo Asia May 21-23 at the Venetian Macau, bringing about 6,500 attendees and 150 exhibitors and brands together. The event will include a forum about the current developments in the Asia Pacific market as well as discussions on technology. Other notable parts of the expo are the iGaming and the Security & Surveillance pavilions.
This is the latest episode in a longstanding dispute
(Macau).- SHFL Entertainment (Asia), a wholly owned subsidiary of US-based gaming supplier SHFL Entertainment, was scheduled to commence a trial hearing before the Court of First Instance in Macau this week, regarding the patent for its Rapid Baccarat product, the parent company said.
The deal gives Melco Crown a new completion deadline
(Macau).- Melco Crown Entertainment is expecting to be given an extension by the government on the completion deadline for the entire City of Dreams project on Cotai. Melco Crown is still authorized to build an additional four-star apartment hotel at the site. But the company is looking to build one other five-star hotel tower instead.
For in-show broadcasts
(Macau).- The AGA and Reed Exhibitions has announced that, for the first time, G2E Asia will be broadcast onsite over G2E TV, a self-contained television channel. Sponsored by Aristocrat Technologies, these broadcasts will provide attendees real-time show updates and a full review of each show day.
His firm Aruze Gaming America has about 150 gaming licenses
(Japan / US) - Kazuo Okada, locked in a legal battle with Wynn Resorts International and the subject of a federal bribery investigation, said this week that his wholly-owned Aruze Gaming America obtained a California gaming license and this shows he is suitable to conduct business in the casino sector.
Opinions are mixed as to solutions for illegal gambling
(Korea).- According to the National Gambling Control Commission, illegal gambling in Korea has ballooned by more than 40 % from 2008 to us$ 66 billion last year. The surge partly stems from increased sports betting and gambling in private homes, the commission said.