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500 Dot Com still waiting to resume crucial Sweden operations

Shenzhen-based online sports lottery service provider has announced that Swedish regulators continue to hold up its eGaming license to the financial detriment to the...

Wakayama presses ahead with IR development plans

The Wakayama Prefectural Government has decided not to wait around for the central government to issue its IR Basic Plan and instead will move...

Goa Ports Minister pitches for expansion of legalized gambling

Goa Ports Minister Michael Lobo has made even clearer his view that casino gambling is a benefit to the state in terms of revenue...

Almost a third of Macau casinos to remain closed

A total of twelve Macau casinos, nearly a third of the territory’s 41 venues, have opted not to open today, according to Gaming Inspection...

Prospects for a revival of Hokkaido IR bid grow dimmer

Prospects that Hokkaido Prefecture will rejoin the IR race in the near future appear to have suffered a major blow after it was reported...

Crown Resorts half-year net profit up 24.8 percent

Crown Resorts has announced that its net profits in the second half of the calendar year 2019 were up 24.8 percent to over A$218...

Kazuo Okada ordered to pay almost US$200,000 in damages to Universal

Universal Entertainment issued a statement on Wednesday revealing that it has won its damages suit against its former Chairman Kazuo Okada, and that he...

Konami Synkros selected for Resorts World Las Vegas

Resorts World Las Vegas has announced the selection of Konami Gaming’s Synkros as its exclusive casino gaming management system. Scheduled to open in the summer...

SG reports continuing net loss for 2019

Scientific Games released its financial results for the full year period showing a net loss of US$118 million on somewhat higher total revenues. Overall,...

DICJ issues regulations to prevent Covid-19 infection at reopened casinos

The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) met with representatives of all six concessionaires on Tuesday and laid out a series of strengthened regulations...

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Macau government orders two-week closure of all casinos

Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng has announced that all 41 of the territory’s casinos must be shut for a period of at least two...

MGM only accepted bidder for Osaka IR

The Osaka Prefectural Government released a press statement on Friday regarding the screening of candidates for the Osaka Yumeshima IR. Only one candidate made...

SunCity grants employees special leave during casino closure

Macau junket operator SunCity Group is granting its employees special paid leave during the 15-day closure of casinos in Macau, local media reports. SunCity CEO...

Coronavirus live updates: Almost a third of Macau casinos to remain closed

The latest news and updates on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) - with regularly updated information relating to new cases, travel restrictions and other information to...

MAGAZINE ISSUES

Major operator CEOs confirmed for Betting on Sports America 2020

Betting on Sports America 2020 has announced a stellar line-up for the event’s CEO panel. The ‘Vision of the Future’ session on Wednesday, April 29 will...

Genting makes U.S. inroads

In 2018, on Genting Hong Kong’s 25th anniversary, President Colin Au summed up the company by saying, “We come from Malaysia, a small country, but we go out to the world. We open our eyes and learn new things.”

The seven trials for Japanese IR legislation

Japan has seen numerous twists and turns in its bid to establish an integrated resort industry, though perhaps one of the most unwelcome was the arrest of a deputy minister at the centre of a money-for-favours scandal surrounding IR development plans for Okinawa and Hokkaido.