Philippines

Bloomberry to begin developing Quezon City casino in 2018

Bloomberry chairman Enrique Razon Jr. said in an interview the company was hoping to start developing the project on a 1.56-hectare property within Vertis North complex in Quezon City this year.

Philippines | 24/04/2017

Bloomberry Resorts Corp. plans to start developing a hotel and casino project in Quezon City early next year, or after the informal settlers on the site are relocated.

330,000-square-meter resort in South Korea

Incheon’s Paradise City launches

Touting itself as an “art-tainment” resort, Paradise City is 40 minutes away by rail from Seoul, and about 10 minutes by car from Incheon Airport.

South Korea | 24/04/2017

Integrated resort Paradise City opened its doors Thursday, making available its casino, convention center and hotel to the public.

Novomatic to demonstrate its expansion in the Asia-Pacific region at booth 1305

Ainsworth's G2E Asia stand to feature Novomatic innovations

A bank of sleek GAMINATOR Scorpion cabinets will stand at the front of the stand.

Macau | 24/04/2017

Sharing a stand with Ainsworth Game Technology (AGT) for the first time at G2E Asia, a range of Novomatic's slot and bingo machines will be on prominent display at the Venetian Macao on May 16-18.

WINWIN to specify CPI's SC Advance in all its VLTs across the country

WINWIN Austria goes all in for CPI

Austria | 24/04/2017

The agreement deepens an already strong partnership that dates back to 2011, when WINWIN began specifying the legacy CASHFLOW SC note acceptor from CPI.

At FADJA 2017

JCM Global to introduce award-winning bill validators, printers to Colombian operators

Colombia | 24/04/2017

Leading JCM’s exhibition at FADJA is the iVIZION, one of the most widely used bill validators in the global gaming industry. iVIZION is the better, smarter, faster bill validation solution and captures more than 9.5 million data points on every note. It utilizes CIS (Contact Image Sensing) scanning technology and optical and mechanical anti-stringing technology for the ultimate in security.

Former Managing Director

IGT names Fabio Celadon as Senior Vice President Gaming Portfolio

United Kingdom | 24/04/2017

Celadon has more than 15 years of global gaming experience and expertise working in various management capacities at IGT and its legacy companies.

Negotiations between House and Senate were called off

Florida's Supreme Court gives green light to gambling amendment

United States | 24/04/2017

Under this court decision, Florida voters would have the exclusive right to decide whether or not to make casino gambling legal.

Proposal rejected by IT and Business Process Association

Philippines bans online gaming firms

Philippines | 24/04/2017

The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) rejected the request made by online gaming companies which are seeking to locate in IT parks and business process outsourcing complexes in Metro Manila.

27 brands of online casino advertise on TV from January to March

Swedish online casinos reach up to 230,000 players per month in Q1

Sweden | 24/04/2017

Betting firms operating in the country are currently not allowed to run internet casinos, forcing Swedes to turn to foreign-regulated providers such as Bet365, Kindred (Unibet) and Betsson.

C-Level event dedicated to the Pan Latin American and Caribbean gaming industry

Juegos Miami to address key topics surrounding gaming industry

United States | 24/04/2017

Opportunities and strategies to reposition gaming as part of the broader hospitality and tourism industry will be debated at the upcoming Juegos Miami. The event will examine how the industry can undergo a process of ‘normalization’ by aligning itself with more mainstream economic and social contributors such as tourism as well as learning from the experience of the alcohol industry.

BtoBet to exhibit at FADJA this week

BtoBet targets Latin America with Apostamina deal

Paraguay | 24/04/2017

BtoBet has targeted Latin America as a fast growing market with an enormous potential for the gaming industry. On this regard, Alessandro Fried, BtoBet’s chairman, said, “Our recent statistics about the continent show a significant increase of the internet penetration and a very deep involvement of the gaming followers into sports betting and casino gaming market. At the same time, as a considerablenumber of LatAm areas are regulating their markets, operators are showing a very strong interest in expanding their business in this promising continent.”

On May 16 at the Parisian Macao

With G2E Asia just around the corner, nominations for Asia Gaming Awards now open

Macau | 24/04/2017

The second edition of the Asia Gaming Awards takes place on the first evening of G2E Asia, Tuesday, May 16, at The Parisian. The event brings together key stakeholders from the Asian gaming industry - operators, regulators, suppliers, and service providers - to celebrate achievements within the gaming industry.

Gov't to introduce legislation this week - media

Australia's sports betting ad ban could cost USD 179M in TV ad revenue

Australia | 24/04/2017

The restrictions would apply from siren to siren, which accounts for the majority of gambling ads during a sports broadcast and would restrict betting shops to promotions in pre- and post-game coverage and magazine shows.

First casino where Vietnamese are allowed to play

Sun Group becomes only authorized casino in Vietnam's Van Don Economic Zone

Vietnam | 24/04/2017

The Quang Ninh People’s Committee chose the firm as the sole developer of the new luxury resort-entertainment complex with a casino.

Reform established a 10% levy on the Gross Gambling Yield

European Commision approves UK Horserace Betting Levy

United Kingdom | 24/04/2017

The reform will subject off-shore bookmakers to the levy whereas currently only bookmakers based in the UK contribute to the financing of horse racing.

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Alfastreet's Multi Touch Roulette set to dazzle casino operators from across the globe

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Empire World City to build new casino in Cambodia

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Opponents claim the measure could impact the value of media rights

Sports betting ads to be banned by Australian government

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UK Grosvenor properties to integrate Playtech table and slot management system

Playtech strengthens market position with Rank Group contract extension

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Iconic arcade character arrives on gaming floors in the A640 Ainsworth cabinet

Ainsworth launches Pac-Man Wild Edition at FADJA 2017

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Last month, national regulator delivered its proposal for the potential regulatory framework of the local gambling market

Swedish gambling regulator names Camilla Rosenberg as acting director general

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On May 16 – 18 at the Venetian Macao

JCM Global to help operators achieve success at G2E Asia

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Milestone strongly positions GAN to obtain licenses in other US states

New Jersey grants gaming license to GAN

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There are 225 poker tables across the state

Pennsylvania poker room revenue grows 5.4% in March

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G2E and SAGSE expect to benefit from partnership

G2E turns to SAGSE to boost attendance by Latin American operators

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