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VIDEO: Week in Review

VIDEO: Week in Review

Inside Asian Gaming takes a look back at the biggest stories of the past week....read more

PAGCOR says officials safe after Duterte gambling comments

PAGCOR says officials safe after Duterte gambling comments

Philippines gaming regulator PAGCOR says that its leaders are safe following reports this week that a number of high-ranking gaming officials were set to be fired by Pr...read more

Genting Berhad sees 10% growth in 1Q18 on Malaysia, Singapore IRs

Genting Berhad sees 10% growth in 1Q18 on Malaysia, Singapore IRs

Genting Berhad saw its revenue grow 10% to RM5.3 billion for the three months to 31 March 2018, boosted by its leisure and hospitality segment and in particular strong ...read more

Aristocrat spins big in 1H18 with 28.5% revenue surge

Aristocrat spins big in 1H18 with 28.5% revenue surge

Slot machine giant Aristocrat Leisure saw its revenue soar by 28.5% to AU$1.58 billion in the six months to 31 March 2018, driven by strong growth in the group’s Amer...read more

PokerStars ceases real money play for Hong Kong residents as regulatory crackdowns bite

PokerStars ceases real money play for Hong Kong residents as regulatory crackdowns bite

By Ben Blaschke The operator of the world’s biggest online poker site, PokerStars, has announced that it will no longer offer real-money play to Hong Kong residents,...read more
Macau May GGR in line for high-teen growth Macau is on track to report a year-on-year GGR increase of between 17% and 19% in May, say analysts, after rebounding strongly from the Labor Day holiday weekend. Acco...read more Tourists arrivals in Macau up 8% in April Macau’s tourism boom continued in April with more than 2.9 million visitors arriving in the gaming hub, up 8.0% year-on-year and 8.3% month-on-month, according to dat...read more Leisure and Resorts World Corp eyeing blockchain The online gaming arm of Philippines casino operator Leisure and Resorts World Corp (LRWC) is looking to become one of the country’s primary block producers for EOS. ...read more more News
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Betsoft Gaming releases “Ogre Empire” Betsoft Gaming invites players to help a fantasy city solve a monster problem in “Ogre Empire” – the company’s new, narrative-driven 5x3 slot. The seat of a fa...read more Pragmatic Play releases “The Champions” slot ahead of World Cup Pragmatic Play has hit the back of the net with its latest video slot, bringing players all the excitement of the beautiful game in “The Champions”. Released in a...read more SG Digital expands Technology and Development Center in Stockholm Scientific Games Corporation has announced that its SG Digital division will significantly expand its offices in Stockholm to meet growing business needs. The office w...read more XSG wins Hot Hit Product award at G2E Asia Innovative gaming software and service provider XSG has won the “Hot Hit” award at G2E Asia in 2018 for its all-in-one gaming parlour management suite “Internet C...read more
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Macau and Japan: Licensing looms large

Macau and Japan: Licensing looms large The next few years are set to be the most crucial period ever in the Asian gaming industry – one which will lay the ground rules for decades to come in the world’s largest gaming market and what’s set to become the world’s second largest. By Ben Blaschke and Andrew W Scott Macau and Japan ... Monday, 30 April 2018 12:39

Pachinko: Japan's Unlucky Loser

Pachinko: Japan's Unlucky Loser Japan’s preparations for integrated resorts are hitting pachinko harder than the actual casinos ever will. By Muhammad Cohen Japan won’t open its first integrated resort for years, if ever, but the IRs already have their first loser, the country’s unique and ubiquitous pachinko business. Pac... Monday, 30 April 2018 12:33

Responsible Gaming in Japan: Bill to be key to Japan’s Gaming Market

Responsible Gaming in Japan: Bill to be key to Japan’s Gaming Market Global Market Advisors’ Brendan D Bussman runs through the pros and cons of Japan’s problem gambling legislation. By Brendan D Bussmann As Japan continues to look at the development of integrated resorts (IR), many people engaged and following the market are focused on the IR Implementation Bi... Monday, 30 April 2018 12:28

Safety First

Safety First The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) will hold its 37th annual International Gaming Summit during G2E Asia from 14 to 16 May at Four Seasons Macao. Among the many insightful seminars and events that will comprise IAGA’s summit is a responsible gaming workshop to be held on Wedne... Monday, 30 April 2018 12:12