Thursday, January 17, 2019

Japan’s House of Representatives clears anti-gambling addiction bill

Prior to the weekend, the lower parliamentary chamber of Japan’s National Diet, the House of Representatives, passed an anti-gambling addiction bill. The measure was then sent to the House of Councillors,...

Queensland to launch casino charm offensive

In Australia, the eastern state of Queensland is reportedly set to begin sending teams of government officials to Las Vegas and Macau from next week in an attempt to get some...

EvenBet to showcase new poker offering at G2E Asia

The Global Gaming Expo Asia, G2E Asia, is set to take place this week, with top online gaming software developer EvenBet Gaming ready to showcase its new growing poker portfolio. The Venetian Macau...

888poker launches new tournament series Big Fish

Top online poker room 888poker has taken feedback from their members and created a new daily poker tournament series, offering low buy-ins and a ton of value. The new series titled...

SG Digital expands its Stockholm offices

Las Vegas-based Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) announced on Monday the significant expansion of its SG Digital division Stockholm offices in an effort to meet its growing business needs. The Stockholm office...

Majority of Goa casinos pay increased license fees

In India, the government for the small state of Goa has reportedly collected around $29.75 million from eleven of the area’s casinos after the venues begrudgingly agreed to pay a range...

Myanmar casino attack leaves 19 dead

In Myanmar, 19 people including four security personnel were reportedly killed over the weekend after ethnic insurgents attacked an illegal casino located close to the nation’s border with China. According to a...

Universal Entertainment Corporation planning Okada Manila expansion

Japanese pachinko, slot and arcade games manufacturer Universal Entertainment Corporation has reportedly declared that adding further hotel rooms to its Okada Manila integrated casino resort before the end of next year...

NetEnt unveils new World Cup-related product; Live Sports Roulette launches on June 14

After just last week introducing a new slot gaming option, the World Cup Free Round Widget, leading provider of premium gaming solutions, NetEnt, has now unveiled a new addition to its live...

Poker issues continue in Macau after policy changes

The government of China recently decided to crack down on online poker applications, which has resulted in a series of issues within the poker industry of Macau. To date, two poker...

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Upturn in Mississippi aggregated gross gaming revenues for April

Aggregated gross gaming revenues in Mississippi reportedly increased by 5% year-on-year last month to hit $184 million thanks in large part to record April...

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