Pushed back to second half of 2017
Macau | 19/01/2017
Shares in MGM China Holdings dropped on Wednesday in Hong Kong, after the Macau-based casino operator announced it is pushing back the opening of a new resort.
Casino Deltin Denzong facility to open before end of month
India | 18/01/2017
After months of delays, Indian casino operator Delta Corporation Limited has finally received a provisional license to operate a casino in the small north-eastern state of Sikkim and now intends to open its Casino Deltin Denzong facility inside Gangtok‘s Denzong Regency Hotel featuring some 150 gaming positions before the end of the month.
Low-cost carrier
Taiwan | 18/01/2017
Budget carrier Tigerair Taiwan, a subsidiary of Taiwan's China Airlines, announced that it will soon launch service between Taichung and Macau to give people in central Taiwan a more convenient way to get to the former Portuguese colony.
Department of Foreign Affairs
China | 17/01/2017
Hopes of a speedy trial for the 17 Crown Resorts staff who are being detained in China, including head of Crown's international VIP program Jason O'Connor, look to be fading after the Australian government said the laying of charges could be more than a year away.
For its Linux-powered Open Gaming Platform
Hong Kong | 17/01/2017
TGG, a Hong Kong-based gaming technology company, has been awarded the GLI-11 certification by Gaming Laboratories International for its renowned Linux-powered Open Gaming Platform (OGP).
Government reportedly losing billions in revenues
Philippines | 17/01/2017
The Department of Justice (DOJ) of Philippines said it will lead the task force that would crack down on illegal online gaming casinos and will also go after tax liabilities of small town lottery (STL) operations.
China
China | 16/01/2017
Although online lottery is banned and stringent regulations have been imposed during the pilot run, it is one of the major sources of revenue for the government.
Casinos must ban Vietnamese without decent income
Vietnam | 16/01/2017
Vietnamese may soon be allowed to enter local casinos, but they will have to pass an income check first.
Jeju casino developer
China | 13/01/2017
Hong Kong-listed Landing International Development Ltd has warned investors it expects to record an increase in net loss for the year ended December 31, 2016.
To stay competitive in Asia
Macau | 13/01/2017
Macau needs to reduce the taxes on VIP gamblers, or face the risk of losing out to other gambler-friendly countries in the region.