A recently passed bill paved the way for casinos in Taiwan
Taiwan | 10/02/2009
(Taiwan).- A tourism college in eastern Taiwan signed an agreement with a foreign institute to train Taiwanese hoping to work in the gambling industry.
The game has proven track records in terms of return on investment
Macau | 09/02/2009
(Macau).- Atronic’s Dragonboat slot tournament has won the 2009 Asian Gaming Suppliers Award for Best Asian-Themed Slot Game. The award was based on reader nominations of gaming equipment products available in Asia in 2008, and on the votes of a panel of judges made up of industry professionals.
It was just over us$ 928 million
Macau | 09/02/2009
(Macau).- Macau’;s gaming revenue last month fell 30 percent from January 2008. And its fourth quarter earnings were lower than its first quarter in 2008. That has worried some investors.
Test lab and interoperability center is first in the region
Macau | 04/02/2009
(Macau).- More than 55 regulators and other dignitaries joined GLI Asia for the grand opening of its GLI Asia Interoperability and Testing Center, the first gaming test lab in the region. The event drew a large mix of dignitaries from across the region and from many aspects of the industry.
www.Betman.ru
Russian Federation | 03/02/2009
(Russia).- Keeping on the strategy of expanding the range of gaming service, Alsart Group presents its most ambitious online project - brand new gaming portal www.Betman.ru which is set to make a break in existing online gaming system.
In order to enhance focus on Macau operations
Macau | 03/02/2009
(Macau).- Las Vegas Sands Corporation, Sheldon G. Adelson’s troubled casino operator, added two senior executive positions to its Asia team and promoted a vice president to a newly recreated position, the company announced this week.
On February 7-8 on Level 2 at the Macau Tower
Macau | 03/02/2009
(Macau).- City of Dreams, the integrated entertainment resort set to be open on the Cotai Strip, officially announced its major recruitment drive of 7,000 positions in Macau. The property, developed by Melco Crown Entertainment Limited, is scheduled to unveil its door in the first half of this year.
It is often used as a test area for policies which eventually make it to the main island
Taiwan | 01/02/2009
(Taiwan).- The residents of Penghu will vote later this year on whether the islands should host a new casino. That’s following the repeal of a law banning such gambling facilities.
The zone has been declared as Asian first and only interactive gaming jurisdiction
Philippines | 29/01/2009
(Philippines).- The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) expects to employ 50 % more workers in 2009 than last year after it was considered as a presidential priority project.
The global financial and economic crisis also has taken a toll
Macau | 27/01/2009
(Macau).- Visitor arrivals in Macau grew by about 12 % in 2008, slower than the previous year as tighter visa rules and an economic slump curbed travel to the Chinese gambling city, government figures showed last week.
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