The bidding was held at the BIR district office in Lapu-Lapu City
Philippines | 03/10/2007
(Phillipines).- A Singapore-based company has won the Bureau of Internal Revenue’;s bidding for M/V Philippine Dream, a floating casino.
To provide nearly 2 million chips from the Bourgogne et Grasset brand
Macau | 03/10/2007
(Macau).- Gaming Partners International Corporation announced that the Venetian Macau opened last August 28, with GPI’;s high security chips in use on all 870 tables in the casino.
At the Manila Prince Hotel & Casino and the Isis Slot Club
Philippines | 01/10/2007
(Philippines).- Elixir Gaming Technologies announced that Elixir Group Limited has delivered agreements for the placement of 700 slot machines on a participation basis at the following properties.
There are 10 casinos currently operating in the state
India | 28/09/2007
(India).- The state government has permitted managements of five-star hotels to operate casinos, wherein only slot machines were allowed, but somehow the authorities failed to tap the source of additional income that could have flowed from them.
Using chips with exclusive security features
Macau | 25/09/2007
(Macau).- Las Vegas Sands' Venetian Macau opened recently with GPI high security chips on all its 870 tables. Like most of Macau’;s casinos, the Venetian chose GPI as its preferred supplier to deliver close to two million chips from the B&G brand.
According to a poll among 500 Jewish Israeli respondents
Israel | 21/09/2007
(Israel).- According to the Keevon Research, Strategy and Communications survey released Monday, 37 percent of Israelis want gambling legalized while 55 percent are happy with keeping it illegal. Eight percent had no opinion.
Its 26 venues pay 35 % of their gross receipts as direct tax to the government
Macau | 21/09/2007
(Macau).- The government of the Macao Special Administrative Region has collected us$ 2,295 billion in direct gaming taxes in the first eight months of the year, seeing a notable year-on-year rise of 47.2 percent.
Special holographic stickers and certificates to prove software¡acute;s legal origin
Russian Federation | 20/09/2007
(Russia).- The world's renowned gaming equipment producers UDN, Konami and Aristocrat together with Unicum Gaming Group, as their official distributor in Russia and CIS countries, are launching a new defense solution for their software protection.
To expand Cotai development
Macau | 19/09/2007
(Macau).- Hong Kong casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group announced this week that the company has received government approval to expand its planned development on Macau’;s Cotai strip, pitting it against the newly opened Venetian.
Chief Secretary J P said he would require more time to decide
India | 18/09/2007
(India).- The Goa government is seeking legal opinion to resolve the controversy surrounding the second off-shore casino in the river Sal. “We have sought legal opinion on the entire matter before proceeding further on the issue,” state Chief Secretary J P Singh said.