Japan’s Strict Regulatory Framework Slowing Down Casino Excitement

It appears as though the future of Japan’s casino industry could be shakier than expected, despite the overall gung-ho attitude surrounding the topic. The country recently launched a series of regulations concerning casino operations within the country. If reports are to be believed, the regulations are quite stringent. As a result, there is a strong More...

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By Claire On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Singapore Introduces Tougher Slot Machine Rules

Clubs in Singapore have to play the survival game after the government recently announced tougher regulations to monitors slot operations. According to an official statement from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore More...

By Staff On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Macau VIP Baccarat numbers rise along with slot business

Macau’s VIP Baccarat business rose by 34.8% in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016 reported the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ). Other important pointers to the return More...

By Debbie On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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Four years of losses, 30 Rolls Royce’s and no customers

Artists impression of the interior of the 13 hotel The 13 Hotel project on Macau’s Cotai Strip which bought 30 Rolls-Royce Phantoms in 2014 for its customers is still to open and is looking to restructure its More...

By Staff On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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June Macau figures disappoint

Macau disappointed for the month of June with revenues not hitting analyst’s expectations, Gross gaming revenue came in at $2.5 billion which is a rise of 25.9% compared to the same period last year however it More...

By Claire On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Thailand closer than ever to legalise casino resorts

Illegal gambling in Bangkok estimated to be worth $5 billion a year Could Thailand be ready to legalise a casino resort more than 80 years after passing laws allowing for gambling? Currently only the state run lottery More...

By Debbie On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Stanley Ho steps down from company

Dr Stanley Ho Dr. Stanley Ho has stepped down from the company he founded 44 years ago and daughter Pansy Ho takes his place. Ho is leaving the Hong Kong conglomerate Shun Tak Holdings Ltd it was announced with More...

By Debbie On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Crown employees found guilty in China & handed jail terms

Nineteen current and former Crown Resorts employees were found guilty of gambling related crimes and handed jail terms to sixteen of the nineteen ranging from nine to ten month jail sentences.   All defendants More...

By Claire On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Taiwan gets another vote for casinos

The tiny island that belongs to Taiwan called Kinmen will have a referendum on allowing casinos to be built. The referendum was triggered when Kinmen County Council Tsai Chun-sheng achieved the required plus 5% More...

By Debbie On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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No entry to Japanese casinos without ID & visits limited

The Japanese government plans to limit the amount of visits nationals can make to Casinos within the Integrated Resorts that are planned for the country. A local newspaper in Japan has seen the plans for the bill More...