Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Taiwan

Jumbo to launch 20th anniversary products

Jumbo Technology says it plans to announce a series of new products to celebrate its 20th anniversary this year, despite the coronavirus crisis. 

GTI Asia Tapei Expo 2020 canceled

Amidst the outbreak of COVID-19, organizers behind GTI Asia Tapei Expo 2020, a gaming-focused trade fair in Taiwan, has been canceled.  “Many countries around the...

APT tour goes ahead, WPT cancels

The Asia Poker Tour says its upcoming event in Taiwan in March will go ahead as planned, despite the Covid-19 outbreak, though the World Poker Tour is postponing its event on the island and is cancelling another scheduled in Vietnam.

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Economic toll deepens, but underlying optimism intact

The Coronavirus, now renamed as Covid-19, has devastated the near-term outlook for Asia’s casino operators, though analysts still expect demand to snap back sharply once the outbreak is under control. The big question is when that might be.

BBIN Leaps into eSports and forms alliance with MAD TEAM

iGaming software supplier, BBIN has officially formed an alliance and become partners with eSports club "MAD TEAM", providing support to MAD's Arena of Valor...

Greater China gets lion’s share of mainland tourists in 2018

The Greater China region -- Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan -- got the lion’s share of all outbound tourists from the mainland in 2018, according to the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute.

Yggdrasil brings casino slots to Taiwan

Gaming solutions supplier Yggdrasil has gone live with Taiwanese social gaming operator XSG. The landmark deal sees several of Yggdrasil’s casino slot games made available...

Taipei police take down cross-border gambling ring

Over 70 suspects involved in a cross-border online gambling ring have been arrested by Taipei City police on Thursday, local media reports. According to...

Taiwan gaming services industry booming

Taiwan now employs about 200,000 people in its gaming services industry and investment by gaming companies is rising, despite the lack of legal framework, Calvin Yang, managing partner, Join International Law Officers told a panel at G2E Asia.

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