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China, Hong Kong, Macau Police Dismantle $134m Illegal Gambling Ring

In a significant breakthrough, police forces from Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macau have successfully dismantled an illegal bookmaking syndicate, leading to the arrest of 93 suspects. The Macau Judiciary Police revealed that the syndicate, which has been operational since 2016, facilitated illegal betting activities involving amounts of at…
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China, Hong Kong, Macau Police Dismantle $134m Illegal Gambling Ring
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57 people arrested in Hong Kong over illegal gambling rings that raked in HK$460 million

have arrested almost 60 people in a crackdown on overseas gambling websites that have raked in HK$460 million (US$58.9 million) in illegal bets on football matches, horse racing and card games since the start of the year. The force said on Monday that the 57 people - 49 men and eight women - had been detained as part of an operation code-named…
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57 people arrested in Hong Kong over illegal gambling rings that raked in HK$460 million
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Will the United Arab Emirates become the ‘Las Vegas of the Mideast?’

It was the late 1990s when anyone in Southern Nevada started thinking about Macao as "the Las Vegas of the East." Now, we should start thinking about the United Arab Emirates as "the Las Vegas of the Mideast." Las Vegas Sands Corp. was one of the early believers in Macao, the densely populated, 12.7-square-mile enclave at the mouth of the Pearl…
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Will the United Arab Emirates become the ‘Las Vegas of the Mideast?’
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Gambling has long been taboo in Islamic countries. Now, analysts see UAE as the next Vegas

The United Arab Emirates, a country where almost three-quarters of its population adheres to Islam - a religion that considers gambling a harmful activity - could one day surpass Las Vegas as one of the world's most lucrative casino markets. Despite a gaming ban throughout the Middle East, UAE is creating a gaming regulatory system allowing each of…
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Gambling has long been taboo in Islamic countries. Now, analysts see UAE as the next Vegas
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Taiwan entrepreneur Stanley Ku eyes global slots, iGaming biz

Taiwan-based Xiang Shang Games Co Ltd, which trades as XSGames, is aiming to enter the highly-competitive European market for slots and iGaming products. An associated company, Velvix Corp, is seeking to expand soon into the Philippines slot market, as well as this year into the slot market of a number of U.S. states. That is according to Taiwan…
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Taiwan entrepreneur Stanley Ku eyes global slots, iGaming biz
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Can Macao move beyond gambling to entertainment and retail?

This story was produced by our colleagues at the BBC. China wants to transform Macao, known as the "Las Vegas of the East," into a real Vegas that relies more on entertainment and tourism and less on gambling for its revenues. The former Portuguese colony returned to Chinese sovereignty 25 years ago and is still the only place in China where…
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Can Macao move beyond gambling to entertainment and retail?
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9 reasons you won't recognize Las Vegas on your next trip

The most common refrain you'll hear from anyone who's been to Las Vegas - besides "what happens there stays there" - is how it's nothing like it used to be. Vegas has been evolving since the very first pair of dice rolled down a craps table like desert tumbleweed. And it just keeps changing, so much so that it's virtually impossible for a Vegas…
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9 reasons you won't recognize Las Vegas on your next trip
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Trends in the evolution of mobile online casinos

Mobile games have always had some dose of randomness to them. Even Snake on Nokia mobile phones put the food pellet in a random spot on the screen. However, mobile casinos have taken randomness to the next level, making it an integral part of gameplay. Besides that, they have been showing distinct evolutionary trends in the last decade. They became…
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Trends in the evolution of mobile online casinos
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BORED SLOT Secures $10M from PLUTUS VC and LD Capital, Integrating BAYC NFTs to Revolutionize Social Crypto Slots Gaming

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XSGames Joins Palasino Holdings IPO to Exapnd in Europe

Following the 2022 US market entry, the Taiwanese gaming and investment company XSGames is working to expand its slot machine developments to European market. As reported, the online gaming content and slot machine supplier is following the initial public offering of Palasino Holdings Ltd in Hong Kong stock exchange to avail of Palasino's verticals…
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XSGames Joins Palasino Holdings IPO to Exapnd in Europe
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SLOT88: 10 List of the Best Gacor Slots Online Gambling Sites in Indonesia

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Jackpot City Casino Canada Review (2024): Up to C$1,600

Jackpot City Casino is the most popular online casino in Canada, so right from the get-go it has a lot of expectations to deliver on. Are they able to, though? That's what we'll talk about in this comprehensive Jackpot City Casino Canada review. We will lay down all the pros and cons of playing here, the bonuses for new players, and other vital…
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Former Fontainebleau president gets new gig at Station Casinos

The former president of the newest resort on the Strip has left the company. Mark Tricano, who led the Fontainebleau on the north Strip for about seven months, has taken a leadership role at locals casino operator Station Casinos as senior vice president of operations. "Mark is a talented casino executive who not only knows our company well, but…
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Former Fontainebleau president gets new gig at Station Casinos
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Proximity to China turned Mekong River region into online gambling and money laundering hub

In an interview with AGB, Richard Horsey, Crisis Group's senior Myanmar adviser, discussed the scale and challenges of tackling transnational criminal networks in the Mekong sub-region. "Like many other places in the region, its proximity to the rapidly growing Chinese economy in recent decades brought many changes, including the emergence of…
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Proximity to China turned Mekong River region into online gambling and money laundering hub
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Casino operator Wynn Resorts beats fourth-quarter profit estimates on improved Las Vegas, Macau performance

Wynn Resorts, the controlling shareholder of Wynn Macau, beat fourth-quarter profit estimates on stronger gaming, luxury retail and hotel bookings at its Macau and Las Vegas properties. The company posted adjusted profit of US$1.91 per share, exceeding analysts' estimates of US$1.15, according to LSEG Data & Analytics. Operating revenue came in at…
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Casino operator Wynn Resorts beats fourth-quarter profit estimates on improved Las Vegas, Macau performance
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From Regulations to Opportunities: Best Countries for Online Casino Startups

From Regulations to Opportunities: Best Countries for Online Casino Startups Are you considering starting an online casino venture? The world of online gambling is booming, and there are plenty of opportunities for entrepreneurs to get in on the action. Not all countries are created equal, though, when it comes to regulations and opportunities for…
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From Regulations to Opportunities: Best Countries for Online Casino Startups
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Regulation needed for quasi gambling apps in Hong Kong

The advance of technology has made many aspects of our lives just a simple click away on the internet. But it also raises a wealth of ethical and legal questions, some of which warrant a closer look by the authorities. The growing popularity of simulated online gambling games is a case in point. Hong Kong's Consumer Council is to be commended for…
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Regulation needed for quasi gambling apps in Hong Kong
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Allen R. Glick: Casino mogul with La Jolla, Las Vegas, and mob ties

There's a lot more going on in La Jolla than beautiful beaches, historic homes, and hotels. Of course, there's a big military connection and a Bronze Star from Vietnam for one former resident, Allen R. Glick, a businessman who got tangled up with mobsters. Glick died at the age of 79, in August 2021, after a long fight with cancer, at his La Jolla…
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Allen R. Glick: Casino mogul with La Jolla, Las Vegas, and mob ties
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4 of the Most Luxurious Casino Destinations in the World

Visiting one of the most luxurious casino destinations in the world might be on the bucket list for people that enjoy gambling. It is easy to see why, large elegant rooms where you can indulge in the best online casino gambling, exquisite food as well as stunning hotel rooms to stay in overnight. The experience provided by these destinations can…
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4 of the Most Luxurious Casino Destinations in the World
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Casino Stocks Rally As Macau Gambling Revenues Come In Strong

You'll be asked to sign into your Forbes account.Got it While investors greeted the first day of 2023 trading with big selling in classic tech favorites like Apple and Advanced Micro Devices, buyers showed up in large numbers among the classic casino names. This, after Macau reported "gross gaming revenues" increased 333% in 2023 versus 2022. Those…
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Casino Stocks Rally As Macau Gambling Revenues Come In Strong
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Top 5 Christmas Slots at bet365 Casino

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Far East Consortium gaming revenue up 14% in 1H24 on rising Czech casino business

Hong Kong property giant Far East Consortium has reported a 14% increase in revenue to HK$151 million from its gaming operations in the six months to 30 September 2023, all generated by its land-based casinos in the Czech Republic. Far East - whose gaming business comprises three casinos and one ancillary hotel in the Czech Republic operating under…
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Far East Consortium gaming revenue up 14% in 1H24 on rising Czech casino business
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Betplay Review, Bonuses & Promo Codes November 2023

With its instant payouts, sizeable welcome bonus, and weekly 10% cashback, Betplay seems like an attractive choice for casino players. On top of that, it's crypto-exclusive and features a dedicated sportsbook. To check the quality of these features and analyze everything else the platform has to offer, we've made this detailed Betplay review. Keep…
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Casino Revenue Statistics: Trends and Analysis Report

The gambling industry is a major contributor to the global economy, generating billions of dollars annually through many forms, such as sports betting, lotteries, online gambling, and more. With the increasing popularity of online gambling and the legalization of gambling in more countries, more and more people have been hooked on it. As a result,…
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Casino Revenue Statistics: Trends and Analysis Report
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Macau’s SJM revises upwards maximum payable to Angela Leong for use of L’Arc casino space, Jai Alai building

SJM Holdings said Thursday that it has revised upwards a series of agreements with its own Co-Chairman and Executive Director, Angela Leong, in regard to the maximum amount it must pay to lease casino and retail space from her in the Jai Alai and L'Arc Hotel buildings. As per a Hong Kong Stock Exchange filing, a revised lease agreement for use of…
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Macau’s SJM revises upwards maximum payable to Angela Leong for use of L’Arc casino space, Jai Alai building
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Top 5 Cities to Play Offline Casino Games

Casinos have been a large growing business in recent years, with the chances of getting rich overnight for players. We don't talk only about online gambling platforms like 7Slots casino, but brick-and-mortar as well. This lucrative business has now spread from a small place to around the world with all types of gambling games and places. In this…
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The Benefits of Using Tether (USDT) in Online Bitcoin Casinos

Tether, or USDT, is a digital currency on the blockchain network. It was designed to alleviate the issue of market volatility in the cryptocurrency industry by tying its value to a stable fiat currency, most often the US dollar. Because of its stability, it is ideal for traders who wish to avoid price volatility and use it as a medium of exchange…
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Online Lottery Market to See Massive Growth by 2029

The latest study released on the Global Online Lottery Market by HTF MI Research evaluates market size, trend, and forecast to 2029. The Online Lottery market study covers significant research data and proofs to be a handy resource document for managers, analysts, industry experts and other key people to have ready-to-access and self-analysed study…
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LT Game readies new LMG product as Macau recovers: Chun

A new'live multi-game' (LMG) product for electronic versions of casino games featuring a live dealer, is being planned for launch before year-end by Macau-based specialist in the field, LT Game Ltd, said boss Jay Chun (pictured), in an interview with GGRAsia. The newcomer, branded "Nera", should make an appearance "by the end of this year", stated…
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LT Game readies new LMG product as Macau recovers: Chun
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The Star Entertainment Group and Konami Gaming Strengthen SYNKROS Casino Systems Partnership for Technological Advancement

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 12, 2023-- The Star Entertainment Group (ASX: SGR), the premier casino operator of The Star Sydney, The Star Gold Coast and The Star Brisbane in Australia, and Konami Gaming, Inc., a leading provider of casino gaming and systems technology, have announced the extension and expansion of their long-standing casino…
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The Star Entertainment Group and Konami Gaming Strengthen SYNKROS Casino Systems Partnership for Technological Advancement
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Top Online Crypto Casinos In Dubai: Most Enticing Promotional Offers

Dubai, the city of gold, is known for its opulence, skyscrapers, and a lifestyle that screams luxury. It's a place where innovation meets tradition, and this fusion is evident in every aspect of life, including entertainment. While gambling is generally frowned upon in the UAE due to religious reasons, the advent of online crypto casinos has opened…
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Top Online Crypto Casinos In Dubai: Most Enticing Promotional Offers
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A powerhouse partnership: esports in online casinos

Collaboration has always been a way of strengthening companies. This ensures they become a powerhouse that can't be shaken. Partnerships may look different now because of the digital world and technology transforming how we think and perform. Sports and online casinos have always had a close relationship. Most online casinos offer bettors some of…
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A powerhouse partnership: esports in online casinos
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Casinos Market looks to expand its size in Overseas Market

Global Casinos Market Report from AMA Research highlights deep analysis on market characteristics, sizing, estimates and growth by segmentation, regional breakdowns & country along with competitive landscape, player's market shares, and strategies that are key in the market. The exploration provides a 360 view and insights, highlighting major…
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Recorded Hyper Growth in the Future

Casinos is a place where different types of gambling games are played by visitors, casinos are majorly build at tourist attraction places such as megaresorts, massive hotels, retail shopping places and cruise ships. Minimum age of gambling in worldwide casinos is start from 18 to 21, different types of games played in casinos such as poker,…
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HK police arrest 42 for running illegal online gambling op

Hong Kong's police arrested a total of 42 individuals on Wednesday and Thursday for allegedly operating an illegal online gambling platform, which was believed to have been live since March 2022. The criminal group is suspected to have received an average of more than HKD26 million (US$3.3 million) per month in wagers placed through the…
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China online platforms scrap lucky draw features amid gambling crackdown

HONG KONG, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Chinese online content platforms including Tencent Music (1698.HK) and NetEase's Cloud Music (9899.HK) have removed live streaming features that analysts say could be used for illegal gambling, at a hefty cost to their quarterly revenues. Analysts say online content platforms pulled the plug on features such as virtual…
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China online platforms scrap lucky draw features amid gambling crackdown
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Meet the five biggest gamblers in Australia: The legends of Australian gambling

Gambling has seen a significant rise in popularity in Australia, with an increasing number of real-money online casinos emerging to meet the demand of players. While many Australians do gamble, only a select few have truly excelled and have earned a small fortune along the way with a combination of luck and skill. Casinoshub.com has highlighted the…
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Jackpot! This August, Heritage Offers Hundreds of Uncirculated Morgan Dollars From the Tahoe Tavern Casino

DALLAS, Texas (July 27, 2023) - In 1947 the owner of one of Lake Tahoe'smost luxurious hotels and casinos sent his sons on a bank run for moresilver dollars. They returned from their routine run with bags filled withcoins to be used in the casino's slot machines. Except the boys and thecoins never made it as far as the casino floor. Upon their…
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Why European Islands are Famous for Gambling

Living in the age of media made you think that the best, and sometimes the only place, where you can visit monumental casinos and enjoy yourself without limits is Las Vegas. Hollywood often creates fake images, and this is one of them. When you think about it, gambling has been around for centuries. People gambled in Europe long before Christopher…
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The Biggest Gambling Countries in the World

Gambling is a hugely popular activity, and people worldwide love spending their money… with the hope of winning even more. However, some countries are more ensconced in it than others. Some countries have a deep-rooted gambling culture, while others have simply seen a rise in the popularity of gambling activities due to the more favorable…
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The Biggest Gambling Countries in the World
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Online Gambling & Betting Market is Going to Boom

Latest Study on Industrial Growth of Global Online Gambling & Betting Market 2022-2028. A detailed study accumulated to offer Latest insights about acute features of the Online Gambling & Betting market. The report contains different market predictions related to revenue size, production, CAGR, Consumption, gross margin, price, and other…
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The World’s Top 3 Richest Casino Owners

The casino industry makes billions every year from both physical locations & online platforms, with leading casinos contributing significantly to these impressive figures. It's not hard to envision the immense wealth possessed by the owners of these establishments, given the vast amounts of money coming through a casino every day. Although the…
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The World’s Top 3 Richest Casino Owners
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The Effect Of Royal Caribbean On The Onboard And Online Casino Experience

Royal Caribbean International (RCI), a world-famous company, combines cruise travel comfort and online gaming, two major aspects of today's entertainment scene. Since its establishment in Norway in 1968, originally named the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (RCCL), the company has become a wholly owned subsidiary of the Royal Caribbean Group. It is now…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas hires former Station Casinos executive as president

Fontainebleau Las Vegas has selected a former general manager from Station Casinos to lead the long-awaited Strip resort. Mark Tricano was named president of the resort, expected to open in December. Tricano, who previously led Red Rock Resort between 2012 and 2015, assumes the role that Brett Mufson held "provisionally," according to a Monday news…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas hires former Station Casinos executive as president
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas appoints new President and executives

Future luxury resort on the Las Vegas Strip Fontainebleau Las Vegas has announced several new leadership appointments. The resort is scheduled to launch in December 2023. Mark Tricano has replaced Brett Mufson's position and has been appointed as the resort's President. Tricano brings to Fontainebleau Las Vegas his nearly 20 years of experience in…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas appoints new President and executives
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Former Red Rock Casino GM tapped as new president for Fontainebleau Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Fontainebleau Las Vegas has tapped the former general manager for Red Rock Casino as the resort's newest president. Mark Tricano assumes the role that was provisionally held by Brett Mufson, who. "It is a tremendous honor to take on the responsibility of leading the Las Vegas team toward a defining moment in Las Vegas history,"…
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Former Red Rock Casino GM tapped as new president for Fontainebleau Las Vegas
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Saipan casino saga slithers toward second attempt

Over the past decade, Imperial Pacific International's Saipan casino project has gashed a path of destruction across the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands, specks of US Pacific territory at least four hours' flying time from Asian markets. Among the ruins: unfinished, shuttered Imperial Palace casino hotel despoiling Saipan's downtown…
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Saipan casino saga slithers toward second attempt
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Taste of Asia now open at Suncoast Hotel and Casino

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Award-winning restaurateur Karrie Hung has officially opened the doors to the Taste Of Asia restaurant at the Suncoast Hotel and Casino. The menu features dishes like honey walnut prawns, pan-fried potstickers, Mongolian beef, seafood Hong Kong crispy noodles, and scallion stir-fried lobster noodles. The restaurant also features…
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Taste of Asia now open at Suncoast Hotel and Casino
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Galaxy Chairman Lui Che Woo happy to follow Macau government direction on VIP gaming

The Chairman of Macau concessionaire Galaxy Entertainment Group, Lui Che Woo, has told Hong Kong media that the company supports the government's decision to crack down on junket operations and will develop its direct VIP business gradually. Speaking with Hong Kong media following GEG's shareholders' meeting on Monday, Dr Lui noted that new laws…
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Galaxy Chairman Lui Che Woo happy to follow Macau government direction on VIP gaming
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Int Ent to buy 382 RGB slots for New Coast Hotel Manila

Hong Kong-listed International Entertainment Corp is buying a total of 382 slot machines of various models from RGB International Bhd, in a deal worth just over US$5.7 million. International Entertainment announced the agreement in a filing on Friday to the Hong Kong bourse. The machines to be acquired from RGB are to be deployed at New Coast Hotel…
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Las Vegas Sands results beat Wall Street estimates on March demand

NEW YORK, April 19 (Reuters) - Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS.N) on Wednesday reported quarterly revenue that surpassed Wall Street estimates as March visitation levels accelerated gaming volumes, retail sales and hotel occupancy. The Las Vegas-based casino operator said traffic is rebounding in Singapore and Macao, and it expects further improvement in…
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Las Vegas Sands results beat Wall Street estimates on March demand
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Japan Approves First Casino Resort in Win for MGM Resorts and Orix

The Japanese government on Friday approved the plan to build the country's first casino resort. The project is due to be developed on an artificial island in Osaka by Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts International (MGM) and its local partner, the Tokyo-based consumer credit company Orix Corp. (T:8591 and (IX)). Technically speaking, the winning idea has…
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Gaming Innovation Group signs platform deal with Palasino

Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG), has today completed its full agreement with Palasino Malta Ltd (PML), part of Trans World Hotels & Entertainment a.s. (TWHE), following a head of terms announced on 24 January. The partnership will see GiG provide its award winning player account management platform (PAM), front-end delivery and content…
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Gaming Innovation Group signs platform deal with Palasino
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The Best Casino Cities for a Weekend Getaway For Everyone

When it comes to planning a weekend getaway, there are a plethora of options to choose from, but few provide the excitement and entertainment of casino cities. Whether you're a high-stakes gambler or a casual player, these cities offer endless entertainment, dining, and nightlife options that are sure to keep you entertained for days. In this…
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Best Countries for Casino Tourism

The gambling industry, including the relatively new phenomenon of "casino tourism," has flourished since the introduction of the Internet. While the popularity of online casinos is undeniable, this does not indicate that brick-and-mortar casinos are in decline. Land-based casinos attract staggering numbers of visitors, with Las Vegas and Macau…
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Best Countries for Casino Tourism
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HK Co. Says Casino App Fight Must Be Arbitrated In Calif.

By Caroline Simson (March 9, 2023, 8:43 PM EST) -- A Hong Kong-based publisher of cellphone casino game apps is asking a California court to force four individuals, who are alleging that the company owes damages because the apps violate their state's anti-gambling laws, to arbitrate their claims in San Francisco....
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Japan casino picture slowly coming into focus

Japan will make a decision on applications for integrated resorts from Osaka and Nagasaki in the coming months, perhaps as soon as this month. Then authorities will decide the fate of one or more unissued IR licences, with the distinct possibility of a supplementary round of applications that could include prime sites Tokyo and Hokkaido. That's the…
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Japan casino picture slowly coming into focus
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Casino Tourism: The Most Popular Gambling Locations In The World

As the digital era has made it possible for players to access their favourite online casino games no matter where they are, many think that old-school land-based gambling hubs are dying out. But that can be further from the truth. The popularity of brick-and-mortar casinos and the in-person casino experience has brought about a new kind of…
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Casino Tourism: The Most Popular Gambling Locations In The World
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Top Online Games You Can Play To Pass The Time

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Best Online Casinos For Real Money: Top Casino Sites 2023

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Best Online Casinos For Real Money: Top Casino Sites 2023
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Accused online gambling kingpin hands over B40m supercar

A lawyer for Chaiwat "Benz Demon" Kanchornboonthaworn, a prime suspect linked to the macau888 online gambling network, has handed over a rare model of a Lamborghini supercar to police. Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) investigators on Friday morning received Lamborghini Mad Bull Liberty Walk Aventador V2 for examination. The supercar, with…
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Key online gambling suspect to surrender

A key suspect linked to the online gambling website macau888 plans to surrender on Wednesday afternoon, according to police. A lawyer for Chaiwat Kachornboonthaworn, alias "Benz Demon", told police that his client planned to defend himself in the justice system, said Pol Lt Gen Worawat Watnakhonbancha, commissioner of the Cyber Crime Investigation…
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Key online gambling suspect to surrender
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Macau Casino Revenue in January up 82.5%, Recovery on the Cards

Shares of Macau casino operators posted gains of between 3% and 5% after official data released by the Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China's government revealed that gambling revenue in January nearly doubled. Macau casinos generated MOP11.58 billion ($1.44 billion) in gross revenue in the first month of 2023 to post an increase of 82.5%…
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Macau Casino Revenue in January up 82.5%, Recovery on the Cards
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Macau casino turnover up 82.5% after China ends 'zero Covid-19' policy

Shanghai, China, Feb 1 (EFE).- Gross billing from casino gaming in Macau shot up 82.5 percent year-on-year in January after the end of restrictions stemming from China's "zero Covid-19" policy. The income of this industry amounted in the first month of the year to some MOP 11 billion ($ 1428 million), according to data released Wednesday by the…
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Macau casino turnover up 82.5% after China ends 'zero Covid-19' policy
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From Las Vegas To Monte Carlo: A Guide To The Most Lavish Casino Destinations

For a long time, Las Vegas has been synonymous with luxury casinos. With its dazzling lights and extravagant establishments, it's no surprise that many people consider it the ultimate destination for a high-end gambling experience. However, as the world of luxury casinos continues to evolve, it's important to remember that these opulent…
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From Las Vegas To Monte Carlo: A Guide To The Most Lavish Casino Destinations
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10 Best Crypto Casino Sites For Playing Bitcoin Games In 2023

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Changing money could key Macau casino recovery

Gloom has eased in Macau with the end of China's'zero-Covid' policy, but there's a still a long road to recovery as mainland authorities oppose gambling and attempt to stem outward capital flow. One simple change could ease Beijing's concerns about funds illicitly exiting via Macau while making it simpler and cheaper for mainland Chinese tourists…
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Changing money could key Macau casino recovery
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Emperor E Hotel inks deal to continue operations of Macau's satellite casino Grand Emperor

After a six-month period of direct administration by Macau gaming licensee, SJM Resorts Ltd., a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based SJM Holdings Ltd. , Emperor Entertainment Hotel's subsidiary, Tin Hou Ltd. based in Hong Kong, has signed a lucrative three-year agreement with SJM Resorts Ltd. to take over the management of the Grand Emperor Hotel, a Macau…
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Emperor E Hotel inks deal to continue operations of Macau's satellite casino Grand Emperor
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Utilization fee payable by concessionaires to Macau government for use of reverted casinos to be determined by end of December

The amount to be paid to the Macau government by the concessionaires to "rent" the casinos back from the government under the new concessions - referred to as a "utilization fee" by SJM - should be known by the end of December. The interesting tidbit of information was revealed in a Sunday evening SJM Holdings filing on the Hong Kong exchange,…
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Utilization fee payable by concessionaires to Macau government for use of reverted casinos to be determined by end of December
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Dominique Ansel arrives in Las Vegas

Creative confectioneries, decadent desserts and, of course, the Cronut® have arrived at Dominique Ansel Las Vegas at Caesars Palace. James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Dominique Ansel has opened his bake shop and introduced his only-in-Vegas "Lucky 7" collection, Cookie Shots, Frozen S'mores, the Cronut® flavor of the month, and more to the…
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Dominique Ansel arrives in Las Vegas
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Macau Casinos Have Secured Gaming Licence Renewals but at a Hefty Cost

Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. Casinos in Macau, also known as the Las Vegas of Asia, are starting their end of the year celebrations early this year - their casino licenses have just been renewed after a months-long agonizing wait, easing investor fears about the future of the…
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Macau Casinos Have Secured Gaming Licence Renewals but at a Hefty Cost
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Towards New Horizons: Galaxy Casino, S.A. Awarded New Concession for Operation of Casino Games of Fortune

Towards New Horizons: Galaxy Casino, S.A. Awarded New Concession for Operation of Casino Games of Fortune Macau, Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, (December 17, 2022) - Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) is pleased to announce that Galaxy Casino, S.A., a member of GEG, has been awarded a concession for operation of…
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Macau Casinos to Invest $15bn Into Non-Gambling Areas

Macau casinos will invest $15bn mostly towards non-gambling interests over the next decade. [Image: Shutterstock.com] Six Macau casinos will invest $15bn predominantly towards non-gambling activities over the next ten years as part of their new license agreements. part of the new license agreements the casinos signed last month The non-gaming…
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Macau Casinos to Invest $15bn Into Non-Gambling Areas
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Macau misses casino concession jackpot

Macau's decision to keep its same six casino operators, rejecting Genting Malaysia's bid, comes as no surprise. Equally unsurprising, this concession re-tendering process is another squandered opportunity for the world's once and future leading casino hub. Macau has made stunning progress since the first concession awards in 2002. Breaking a losing…
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Macau misses casino concession jackpot
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Which country has the highest gambling losses?

Gambling has been around for centuries and has grown into an industry worth billions of dollars each year. It is an industry that is constantly expanding, with new casinos opening around the globe. Gambling has become a huge part of society, and it is an industry that rarely encounters failure. The most common method of gambling is online, and…
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Macao awards casino licenses to MGM, Sands, Wynn, 3 others

BEIJING - Macao has tentatively renewed the casino licenses of MGM Resorts, Las Vegas Sands, Wynn Resorts and three Chinese rivals after they promised to help diversify its economy by investing in non-gambling attractions, the government said Saturday. The announcement is positive news for owners who have invested billions of dollars to build the…
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Macao awards casino licenses to MGM, Sands, Wynn, 3 others
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Hong Kong influencers face jail for gambling promotion

In Hong Kong, seven influencers were detained on suspicion of promoting foreign websites that took bets on World Cup games, local media reports. They are charged for taking pay for their positions. A conviction for encouraging gambling on social media in Hong Kong carries a maximum sentence of seven years in prison and a fine of HK5 million, while…
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Hong Kong influencers face jail for gambling promotion
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Palasino eyes online expansion with Malta gambling license

Far East Consortium said its gaming business, which recently rebranded as Palasino, obtained an online gambling licence in Malta this month. The Hong Kong-listed company said the online business will help to attract more guests and will complement its land-based business. Palasino operates three casinos in the Czech Republic. Far East said revenue…
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Palasino eyes online expansion with Malta gambling license
World Casino News

Wynn Macau leads gains in Macau casino stocks after license approval

Wynn Macau led an improvement of Macau gaming stocks on Monday, November 28th in Hong Kong, following the city's government announcement over the weekend that its six current casino operators will acquire new licenses to operate in the largest gambling center in the world from January. Continued stability for Macau operators: Shares of Wynn Macau…
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Wynn Macau leads gains in Macau casino stocks after license approval
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Hong Kong Influencers Arrested for Promoting Gambling Websites

Seven Hong Kong influencers have been arrested by the police and are facing up to seven years in prison for promoting gambling websites online. South China Morning Post reported that the Hong Kong police have arrested seven women because they are suspected of advertising gambling websites on their social media channels. Among them is the…
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World Casino News

Slight September progress for Macau casinos

The almost 40 casinos in Macau reportedly managed to rack up some $11.3 million in aggregated gross gaming revenues for the seven days from September 4 despite the continuing presence of coronavirus-related travel restrictions. According to a report from Asia Gaming Brief citing information from prominent Asian brokerage firm Sanford C Bernstein…
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Success Dragon slot mgmt revenue down 63pct, posts loss

Gaming services provider Success Dragon International Holdings Ltd said in a Monday filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that it moved to a HKD1.6-million (US$200000) net loss in the six months ended September 30, versus a net profit of HKD4.4 million in the prior-year period. Revenue generated from what the group terms "provision of services on…
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Success Dragon slot mgmt revenue down 63pct, posts loss
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7 HK influencers arrested for allegedly promoting illegal online gambling

The Hong Kong police have arrested seven influencers for allegedly promoting illegal online gambling that accept bets on World Cup football matches on their social media over the past week. According to the public press conference, chief inspector Chan Ka Ying of the New Territories South regional crime unit said that the police conducted a…
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7 HK influencers arrested for allegedly promoting illegal online gambling
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Seven influencers arrested for promoting illegal online gambling

Seven influencers have been arrested by police for promoting illegal online gambling on social media within the week, police said on Monday. According to sources, one of the suspects is 28-year-old actress Bui Yee-lam, also known as Chantale Belle. She previously starred in now-emigrated Hong Kong actor Chapman To Man-chak's podcast. A police…
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Seven influencers arrested for promoting illegal online gambling
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ACMA Warns Proxous For Providing iGaming Software to Unlicensed Online Casinos

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a formal warning to Proxous Advanced Solutions Limited (Proxous) after an investigation found that the company had provided iGaming software to 13 unlicensed online casinos that are illegally marketing to Australians. The investigation uncovered that Proxous had sub-licensed Real…
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World Casino News

Pragmatic Play announces Shield of Sparta slot

Rally your troops and prepare for the battle of the century! Defend ancient Sparta in the newest slot title created by Pragmatic Play, Shield of Sparta. What players can expect: This game is placed across 5×3 reels. The symbols represent chariots, catapults, and soldiers. The player's primary mission is to create matching combinations across 20…
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Pragmatic Play announces Shield of Sparta slot
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Searching for green shoots with Macau casino stocks (OTCMKTS:WYNMF)

The painfully slow recovery in Macau may have taken another step forward after Macau daily revenue for the week ending November 13 was reported to be 37% higher than the first six days of November. The relative jump in Macau gross gaming revenue was likely tied to mass testing for COVID ended in Macau on November 5, according to Jefferies analyst…
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Nikkei Asia

MGM China reaches for $750m loan as Macao's casinos bleed cash -Nikkei Asia

HONG KONG -- Macao's MGM China said Friday it has reached out for a $750 million loan from its U.S.-based parent as its COVID-hit gaming business bleeds cash, after several rival casino operators scrambled for lifelines. The operator of the MGM Cotai casino resort -- which was sealed off for several days this month with 1500 people inside after a…
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MGM China reaches for $750m loan as Macao's casinos bleed cash -Nikkei Asia
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Global Gambling Market Report 2022: Cloud Gaming & Bitcoin Implementation to Shape Sector Moving Forward

DUBLIN, Nov. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - The "Global Gambling Market: Analysis By Product Type (Casino, Lotteries, Gaming Machines, Betting, and Others), By Platform (Landbased, Computer and Mobile), By Region Size & Forecast with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 and Forecast up to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The rise in…
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With casinos struggling, ‘Las Vegas of Asia’ looks to reduce reliance on gambling

BEIJING - Losing money due to COVID, the American casino giants that helped make Macao the "Las Vegas of Asia" face a fresh challenge: The tiny Chinese territory wants them to help reduce its reliance on gambling by paying to build theme parks and other attractions. The former Portuguese colony stayed out of business decisions for decades and now…
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With casinos struggling, ‘Las Vegas of Asia’ looks to reduce reliance on gambling