Religious representatives, however, are against this initiative
Israel | 04/12/2007
(Israel).- Casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson, who recently launched the world’;s biggest gambling complex, may have given up on hopes of establishing a casino in Israel, but Tourism Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch said he plans to push hard for a legal gambling house in the southern city of Eilat.
He stressed that this issue would still need thorough studies
Vietnam | 30/11/2007
(Vietnam).- The Communist Party and the state think that it is now not the right time to allow open casinos, because opinions still vary about this. Deputy Prime Minister said so during the National Assembly deputies about whether the country should allow open casinos at the latest legislative session.
It appointed Deutsche Bank to sponsor a listing it hopes to take place in January
Macau | 29/11/2007
(Macau).- Tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun's casino flagship Sociedade de Jogos de Macau (SJM) is expected to seek exchange approval today for a Hong Kong IPO to raise at least us$ 1 billion, cashing in on the Macau gaming boom, sources said.
Other plans have faltered due to vocal opposition from Islamic activists
Indonesia | 28/11/2007
(Indonesia).- Politicians want to build Indonesia's first casino on an island near wealthy Singapore.
GLI has approved the device and the nine games that it is carrying initially
Macau | 28/11/2007
(Macau).- Cantor Gaming's hand-held gaming unit is going on field trial at the Venetian in Macau, the company announced at G2E. The device is also on a three-month trial with Nevada's Gaming Control Board.
According to CEO of Amazing Holdings
Taiwan | 26/11/2007
(Taiwan).- Casinos in Taiwan may generate us$ 3 billion in total annual revenue should the island legislate to legalize the industry, according to Las Vegas-based industry magnate Larry J. Woolf, who manages 13 casinos in North America.
Simon Herbert is responsible for overseas marketing
Taiwan | 26/11/2007
(Taiwan).-The Taiwanese developer of arcade/casino gaming machines, Astro, plans to utilize the certification it received by GLI for video slots to seek orders from casinos around the world, with North America and Latin America, being the initial target markets.
The recommendation for approval was issued by Technical Systems Testing (TST)
Macau | 26/11/2007
(Macau).- Having successfully completed the compliance evaluation process of its Classic Blend product series, EGT was granted the right to distribute the latter within the Macau jurisdiction.
Israel | 23/11/2007
(Israel).- Online gambling technology company Zone4Play Ltd has announced that its Acting Chief Executive Officer and Finance Director, Uri Levy, has resigned and is being replaced by newcomer Ronen Stein.
He is optimistic that the government will approve his initiative
Israel | 21/11/2007
(Israel).- Tourism Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch (Yisrael Beitenu) announced thia week that he intended to turn Eilat’;s future casino venture to the city’;s main tourist attraction.