Japan | 20/07/2017
The rise of the casino industry in Japan comes with many harsh regulations, which may have a negative impact on the great potential of the trade, as the strict measures may repulse the casino investors, who want to invest loads of money to enter the enticing Japanese casino market.
Gaming facility is expected to contribute USD 245M annually
Vietnam | 20/07/2017
Officials from the Thừa Thiên-Huế Province in North Central Vietnam have asked the country’s government to give the nod to the addition of a casino to the Banyan Tree Lang Cô integrated resort.
South Korea | 19/07/2017
The new gaming facility features a 40,000 square foot gambling area that includes a variety of entertainment options such as 45 gaming tables and two dozen slot machines.
Government to seek assistance from UK regulator
India | 19/07/2017
The Sports Secretary, Injeti Srinivas, placed the issue on the table for discussion and according to government officials, informal consultations have already been held with various stakeholders.
Large transactions to be monitored
Philippines | 19/07/2017
The Philippines said Wednesday it would monitor large transactions at casinos to curb money-laundering, after proceeds from an USD 81 M theft were funnelled through several gambling establishments last year.
Officials to take bids until August 28
Russia | 19/07/2017
A total of three land parcels reserved for gaming and hotel development are on the auction. The world’s largest country has been trying to transform the Far East port city into a gambling destination to attract tourists and high rollers from China, South Korea and Japan.
Following death of 33-year-old Chinese worker
Macau | 19/07/2017
Macau's Labour Affairs Bureau has issued the immediate suspension of all construction work at Morpheus, Melco's fifth hotel tower in the City of Dreams casino complex.
To begin Tuesday
India | 18/07/2017
Speaking to TOI, chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who also holds the home portfolio, said guidelines on casinos will be unveiled during the session on demand for grants for the home department.
VIP market outperforming mass market
Macau | 18/07/2017
According to figures released this week by Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, gambling in the region is showing no signs of slowing in Q2.
Vote ended 8-2
Macau | 17/07/2017
The Second Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly passed a legislation making it mandatory for casinos to upgrade or set up smoking lounges on their casino floors.