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Online bettor wins P698.8 million lotto jackpot

MANILA, Philippines - Amid criticism hounding the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office over an edited picture of a lotto winner, another bettor who bought an electronic ticket on the PCSO's online betting platform won the P698.8-million jackpot of the Grand Lotto 6/55 draw on Wednesday night. Melquiades Robles, PCSO general manager and vice…
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Top ten biggest lotto jackpot winners in 2023

With just two days before the New Year 2024, a lone winner bagged the jackpot prize worth over P571 million in the Ultra Lotto 6/58 draw on December 29. The fortunate bettor won P571554916.40 with the combination 19-35-25-42-58-05. The other major lotto draw on Friday, the Megalotto 6/45, also produced a jackpot winner who bagged over P23…
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Company behind Philippine lotto system hits jackpot in 2023

Willy Ocier's Pacific Online Systems Corporation achieves two'game-changing' milestones in 2023 and continues its profitability streak MANILA, Philippines - The company behind the software for the Philippine lottery system grew its income by nearly 80% in the first three quarters of 2023 and marked two "game-changing" milestones, including the…
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Company behind Philippine lotto system hits jackpot in 2023
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NUSTAR giant LED has Aristocrat as debut slot promo

Aristocrat Gaming says it is the first gaming equipment supplier to have product promoted on NUSTAR Resort and Casino's giant LED billboard. The promotional equipment at the property in Cebu City, in the Philippines, is being used to highlight Aristocrat's "Tian Ci Jin Lu" slot. The gaming product was installed at the property earlier this…
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NUSTAR giant LED has Aristocrat as debut slot promo
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Philippines 3Q industry GGR US$1.03bln, up 15pct y-o-y

The Philippine casino sector produced gross gaming revenue (GGR) of PHP56.85 billion (US$1.03 billion) in the third quarter, a slight increase from PHP56.61 billion in the preceding quarter. The tally rose 15.1 percent from the prior-year period. That is according to data released on Thursday by the country's casino regulator, the Philippine…
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Philippines 3Q industry GGR US$1.03bln, up 15pct y-o-y
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Okada Manila slots outage continues to improve with almost 80% now back online

A major outage which saw the majority of slot machines at Philippines integrated resort Okada Manila go dark earlier this week appears closer to full resolution, with around 75% to 80% of machines back online by Thursday evening according to IAG observations. As first reported by IAG, slot machines and some other systems across the property were…
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Aristocrat eye-catcher ‘Tian Ci Jin Lu’ slot in Macau soon

Aristocrat Gaming, the casino technology segment of Aristocrat Leisure Ltd, says it has launched its slot game "Tian Ci Jin Lu" - complete with what it terms "metamorphic signage" (pictured) - at Hann Casino Resort in Clark, in the Philippines. The product is also in the Manila market in the Philippines, in Singapore, and in Cambodia, and "will…
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Aristocrat eye-catcher ‘Tian Ci Jin Lu’ slot in Macau soon
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Aristocrat unveils new game Tian Ci Jin Lu at Clark’s Hann Casino Resort with “first in the region” metamorphic signage

Aristocrat Gaming has unveiled its award-winning game Tian Ci Jin Lu at Hann Casino Resort in Clark, Philippines, showcasing metamorphic signage that is a first for the region where the sign becomes a major part of the game. The metamorphic sign is designed to create a dynamic experience in which the content interacts with the jackpot values on the…
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Aristocrat unveils new game Tian Ci Jin Lu at Clark’s Hann Casino Resort with “first in the region” metamorphic signage
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UN Warns of Growing Money Laundering, Shadow Banking Risk from Mekong Casinos

Transnational criminal gangs are using Southeast Asia's booming and increasingly digital gambling industry as a shadow banking system to covertly move and launder ever more dirty money, United Nations officials have told VOA. Drawing on new research and analysis, including the latest intelligence from local law enforcement, the U.N. Office on Drugs…
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Ainsworth hails Asia milestone with slots at CoD Manila

Casino slot machine maker Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd says it has reached a "significant milestone in the Asian gaming sector," with installation of 24 of its "state-of-the-art" A-Star cabinets (examples pictured) at the City of Dreams (CoD) Manila gaming resort. Ainsworth Game added the move was its first ever A-Star placement in the…
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Ainsworth hails Asia milestone with slots at CoD Manila
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Ainsworth completes first Philippines installations of new A-Star slots cabinet

Australian slot machine supplier Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd said Monday it has achieved a significant milestone after installing 24 of its A-Star slot machines at City of Dreams Manila, representing the first Philippines placement for the new cabinet. The A-Star cabinets at City of Dreams Manila each comprise a 27" Dual and 43" Curve screen and…
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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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Approval sought for bill prohibiting online lotto betting

Individuals purchase a lotto ticket at a Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) lotto outlet in Quezon City on September 28, 2023 STAR / Cesar Ramirez MANILA, Philippines - The House of Representatives committee on games and amusement has sought the approval of the whole chamber for a proposed bill prohibiting online placing of bets for all…
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Game Aggregator ties to Jackpot Aggregator: SOFTSWISS

SOFTSWISS, a provider of business-to-business services to online casinos and other gaming providers, says it has completed the integration of its Game Aggregator - a content hub for such digital businesses - and its Jackpot Aggregator. "Now, all the power of the [SOFTSWISS] Jackpot Aggregator is available to clients of our [game] aggregation…
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Game Aggregator ties to Jackpot Aggregator: SOFTSWISS
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Casino Gaming Market Projected to Reach USD 544.08 Mn at a 5% CAGR by 2030

The Global Casino Gaming Market size is expected to grow from USD 368.26 million in 2022 to USD 544.08 million by 2030, at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period (2023-2030). Casino Gaming is one of the most lucrative segments of the global gaming industry. The relaxation of gambling laws around the world has created a number of opportunities for…
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Slot-Machine Maker Denies Bribery Claim in Manila Casino Fight

Japanese slot-machine maker Universal Entertainment Corp. on Friday denied allegations made in a Delaware court that one of its executives attempted to improperly influence a Filipino legislator amid a failed $2.6 billion merger of the Okada Manila casino resort with a blank-check company. "UEC denies the allegations of bribery, corruption, or…
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Top 10 Philippines Online Casino For Real Money

Philippines has an abundance of online casino with free signup bonus for every player to enjoy. These Philippines real online casino understands the plea of their gamers, and make their lives easier with free signup bonus. This free bonus allows players to play games for free and help them to boost their winnings to a certain extent. Yes, you can…
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Top 10 Philippine Online Casino Real Money

In recent years, the Philippines has become one of the most popular countries for online gambling, in part as a result of the government's initiatives to legalise the iGaming sector. Nowadays, a growing number of Filipinos participate in online gambling activities for fun and the chance to win real money thanks to the accessibility and ease of…
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PAGCOR sets new rules on internet gaming operations

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR), the country's gaming regulator, has tightened rules on online gaming,aimed at maintaining the highest standards of integrity. In a memorandum dated July 10, Pagcor said its board approved the new rules which shall govern the issuance of licenses on internet gaming as well as…
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VR casinos unlikely to replace land-based/online but metaverse could pose a risk

A panel of experts at Sigma Manila debated exactly to what point VR could have an impact on the industry, all arriving at the conclusion that the technology is not yet up to par to be able to deliver an experience that could lure punters away from either sphere, due to the bulk of headsets, their expense, and the type of experience so far…
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VR casinos unlikely to replace land-based/online but metaverse could pose a risk
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Pagcor to launch own online casino, eyes modernization of slot machine operations

BUOYED by the revitalization of the local gaming industry, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) is eyeing to implement measures that will further boost market growth, provide a more convenient gaming experience to guests, and encourage healthy competition. In his keynote address during the opening ceremony of the Sigma Asia Summit…
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Pagcor to launch own online casino, eyes modernization of slot machine operations
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PAGCOR to launch own online casino in Q1 2024

Gaming News 21 July 2023 (PRESS RELEASE) -- Buoyed by the revitalization of the local gaming industry, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation is eyeing to implement measures that will further boost market growth, provide a more convenient gaming experience to guests, and encourage healthy competition.In his keynote address during the…
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Pagcor to launch own online casino in early 2024: Tengco

Amid the Philippine authorities' proposal to sell off the public-sector Casino Filipino chain of land-based venues, the country's government also plans for an online platform called casinofilipino.com, to be launched in the first quarter of 2024. So said Alejandro Tengco (pictured), chairman and chief executive of the country's gaming regulator,…
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Pagcor to launch own online casino in early 2024: Tengco
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Philippines gaming regulator bets on online casinos

MANILA, July 20 (Reuters) - The Philippine gaming regulator aims to take a slice of the lucrative online gaming market by launching its own e-gambling operations next year to grow its pool of customers and attract wealthy offshore gamblers, its chief said on Thursday. The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (Pagcor), a gaming regulator and…
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Philippines gaming regulator bets on online casinos
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EGT Digital's jackpots gain momentum in Croatia through PSK partnership

EGT Digital announced that Croatian online gaming operator PSK has enriched its gaming portfolio with the provider's bestselling jackpots. The company's Bell Link, High Cash, and the 5 games with a Single Progressive Jackpot are now gaining momentum among players in the country after the local brand added them to its site. "Our customers highly…
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EGT Digital's jackpots gain momentum in Croatia through PSK partnership
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Play Synergy to acquire Aruze's slot operations

The company takes charge of Aruze's land-based and online slots operations, alongside the related sales and support services attached through the deal. Play Synergy already has its own slots offerings, along with table games and technology products. It is "confident" the deal will close within the next 30 days, depending on regulatory and court…
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Play Synergy to acquire Aruze's slot operations
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Online gaming revenue seen to double to P24 billion

State-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) said gross gaming revenue of online gaming operations is targeted to more than double to P24 billion from only P11 billion in 2022. Vallery Hache / AFP MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines' online gambling industry may earn P24 billion this year amid planned reforms to establish the country…
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PopOK Gaming to showcase its gaming portfolio at SIGMA Asia

Gaming solutions provider PopOK Gaming announced Monday its participation in SiGMA Asia, described by the company as one of the "most anticipated" gaming events in the industry. The event will take place from July 20-21 at the SMX Convention Center in Manila, Philippines, and will gather over 2000 delegates, 600 operators, and industry…
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PopOK Gaming to showcase its gaming portfolio at SIGMA Asia
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4 Chinese, 3 Taiwanese nabbed for online gambling

MANILA, Philippines - Four Chinese and three Taiwanese who were allegedly running an online gambling hub in Las Piñas City have been arrested by the Bureau of Immigration (BI). Chinese nationals Zhang Quanbao, Song Tianming, Yu Liming and Liu Jianxin as well as Taiwanese Li Yi Liang, Huang Hsin-Chiang and Lin Yue Hong are being held at the BI…
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Floridian Gambler Strikes $1M Jackpot at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood

Image Source: Shutterstock.com A fortunate resident from Marco Island, Florida, hit the jackpot on a Dragon Link slot machine at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, walking away with a life-changing payout of $1 million. The winner, whose identity remains undisclosed, placed a $50 bet that turned into a staggering $1042996 windfall. This…
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Valenzuela bans Pogos, other forms of online gambling

MANILA, Philippines - Valenzuela City is the latest local government shutting its doors on Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogos), whose contributions to the economy tend to be overshadowed by their increasing association with crime, particularly human trafficking involving Chinese nationals. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Mayor Wes…
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Valenzuela bans Pogos, other forms of online gambling
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GCash security breach traced to phishing via online gambling sites

The NPC says the phishing attacks were conducted through gambling sites such as'Philwin' and'tapwin1.com' MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines' National Privacy Commission, on Wednesday, May 24, said the unauthorized GCash transactions that took place on the week of May 9, were enabled by phishing attacks through online gambling sites such as…
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GCash security breach traced to phishing via online gambling sites
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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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Slots aren’t going away, PH market is perfect to test for success

Please find a summary of some of the key points below: 03:10 - Philippine market is a jackpot market, need to tweak the available jackpots, because punters are seeking large, life-changing jackpots. 04:16 - Some 50 to 60 percent of Philippine GGR is slots. Large jackpots are difficult for operators. 05:18 - Focus on link-progressive in PH…
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Aristocrat Opened First Gaming Showroom in Philippines

Australian gaming machines and iGaming innovator, Aristocrat Leisure Ltd, reportedly opened "the first dedicated gaming showroom" in the Philippines. As GGRAsia reports, the gaming facility is part of Aristocrat's new offices located in Pasay City, Manila, in the vicinity of the popular Entertainment City casino area. Showcasing the Latest Gaming…
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Aristocrat Opened First Gaming Showroom in Philippines
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CreedRoomz releases new version of a classic game with Two Hand Roba Baccarat

Live casino software and services provider CreedRoomz has announced the release of its latest title, Two Hand Roba Baccarat, thus expanding the range of its portfolio of iGaming solutions. Baccarat is one of the most popular games in the world, and with this new edition involving two robot croupiers, CreedRoomz "elevates the player experience to…
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CreedRoomz releases new version of a classic game with Two Hand Roba Baccarat
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Pagcor “seriously considering” selling casino business

Tengco said that - under his term of leadership - the business's management intended to spin off the corporation's casino business to a private bidder, lengthen the regulator's reach and continue building on the organisation's nation-building programmes. The Pagcor chief disclosed the organisation's plans at the opening of the ASEAN Gaming Summit…
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Pagcor “seriously considering” selling casino business
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Kangwon Land to export slot machines to casinos in Philippines

Kangwon Land will export slot machines to the Sheraton Manila Bay Hotel in Manila, after signing a sales contract with RGB, the largest slot machine retailer in Southeast Asia, the company said Tuesday. The company will first manufacture 30 slot machines and send them to the casino in the Philippines through RGB, where they will be installed for…
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2022 unwrapped: how FBM® took over the casino gaming world

Exactly one year ago, FBM ® 's main resolution for 2022 was Expansion. In a world negatively impacted by the pandemic, the global gaming brand saw the results of its hard work with a fast-paced recovery in all sectors of the business, winning over the casino industry during these 12 intense months. Throughout 2022, impressive steps were taken by…
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2022 unwrapped: how FBM® took over the casino gaming world
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Pasig bans Pogos, online gambling firms

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto has approved a local ordinance banning all online and offshore gaming operations in his jurisdiction, pointing out that gambling "undermines the social, moral and economic growth" of the city. City Ordinance No. 55, authored by Councilor Simon Tantoco, prohibits the issuance of permits to companies conducting e-games,…
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Philippines’ Second Richest Man to Build New Casino Resort

One of the Philippines' richest people, Manuel Villar Jr, is planning to build a new integrated resort casino as the country's gambling industry is picking up. Villar Jr has chosen the sight of the Global South retail shopping complex as the new location, which he owes, thus sparing himself some of the technicalities around buying the land. He is…
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slot players get more room on floor

Stacey McLachlan, right, of Vancouver, plays an electronic table game at the Bellagio on Oct. 6, 2022, in Las Vegas, with her mother Sharon, middle, and their friend Ciara Tabb, left. Gone are the days of a gambling hall lined with rows of small slot machines and players sitting shoulder-to-shoulder. Now, the casino floor allows for players to…
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Illegal gambling operator promoting cockfighting to Singaporeans

SINGAPORE, Nov 27 (The Straits Times/ANN): Two cockerels circle one another in a dusty arena, their feet strapped with blades. As they attack each other, the action is caught on camera, as a commentator's shrill exclamations in Tagalog accompany every move. Within seconds, one cockerel drops dead and the surviving one is declared the winner - and…
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Illegal gambling operator promoting cockfighting to Singaporeans
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Metro Manila will be realized after Megaworld's investment

One of the biggest property developers in the Philippines, Megaworld Corporation, part of Aliance Global Group Inc., has signed a 261 mllion dollar (PHP 15 billion) investment agreement with Winford Resort for a three-hectare "new integrated lifestyle community" in Manilla with "residental condominiums, hotels and commercial developments with a…
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Current Trends and Growth Drivers Along with Key Industry Players

Casino and Gaming Market by Casino Type, By End Users, and By Game Type: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast 2021-2028 5933 NE WIN SIVERS DRIVE, PORTLAND, OR, UNITED STATES, November 4, 2022 / EINPresswire.com / -- Allied Market Research published a new report, titled, " Casino and Gaming Market " The report offers an extensive…
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Philippines shuts 214 illegal online gambling operations

Philippine officials say they have shut down at least 214 illegal Chinese offshore gambling operations and deported the first six of nearly 400 Chinese workers who have been detained under a renewed crackdown MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine officials say they have shut down at least 214 illegal Chinese offshore gambling operations and deported…
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BI deports 21 Chinese nationals involved in illegal online gambling

MANILA, Philippines - Twenty-one Chinese nationals previously involved in illegal online gambling-related activities have been deported back to their homeland, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said Thursday. In a statement, BI Commissioner Norman Tansingco said the deported foreigners boarded a Philippine Airlines flight to Wuhan, China, on Wednesday…
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Kazuo Okada Arrested in $3billion Casino Battle

Billionaire Japanese gaming tycoon Kazuo Okada was arrested as soon as he set foot in the Philippines, upping the stakes in a battle over ownership of the Okada Manila resort hotel... The 80-year-old was well forewarned of the consequences of returning to the southeast Asian country, where he faces charges of "grave coercion" in relation to…
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Did you know? You can play live casino games via Solaire Online

We can all agree that Solaire Resort & Casino knows a thing or two about providing a five-star experience to its guests. So it came as no surprise when Solaire launched something that's likely to elevate the entertainment and gaming world: Solaire Online Casino. With the gaming community clamoring for a secure digital platform that will allow them…
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Philippines shuts 214 illegal Chinese offshore gambling firms

The Philippine Justice Ministry confirmed it plans to discontinue operations of all illegal Chinese offshore gambling companies and has begun deporting the first of approximately 400 detained Chinese workers. Justice Ministry spokesperson Jose Dominic Clavano was cited by media as saying this "crackdown was triggered by reports of murder,…
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MACAU DAILY TIMES 澳門每日時報Okada arrested in Manila, police shuts down illegal online gambling operations

Japanese gaming tycoon Kazuo Okada was arrested by police authorities at Ninoy Aquino International Airport earlier this week, months after his group launched a "violent" takeover of the $2-billion Okada Manila casino complex, Philippine press reported yesterday. The Philippine National Police arrested Okada at Naia Terminal 1 at 5:40 a.m. Monday…
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Philippines lottery: Questions raised as hundreds win jackpot

A lottery in the Philippines that saw 433 people hit the jackpot has drawn surprise and triggered scrutiny. It was the highest number of people to have ever won the Grand Lotto's top prize, according to local media. The winning combination for last weekend's 236m peso ($4m; £3.5m) jackpot was a series of numbers which were all multiples of…
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Philippines to Shut Down 175 Online Gambling Companies

The Philippines government has announced that it will shut down 175 Philippine offshore gambling operators (POGOs) and deport the thousands of Chinese nationals that work in the local online gambling industry. Closures and deportations to begin in October Since rules were relaxed in 2016, the Philippines has become a hub for online gambling…
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Philippines to Shut Down 175 Online Gambling Companies
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Philippines included in China’s overseas gambling blacklist, Zubiri says

ONLINE GABMLING. File photo of PAGE 2019 (the Phil-Asian Gaming Expo) at SMX Convention Center in Pasay on July 12 to 14, 2019. Photo by Rappler (1st UPDATE) Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri says Chinese Ambassador Huang Xilian shared the information with him during a courtesy call on October 10 MANILA, Philippines - Senate President Juan Miguel…
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When it comes to online casino games, Indian players have numerous alternatives, including online roulette, blackjack, and slot machines. Due to the fact that gambling laws differ from state to state, it is still vital for Indian gamblers to exercise some prudence. Currently, gaming is permitted in Goa, Daman, and Sikkim; nevertheless, check the…
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Lotto jackpot winners begin claiming prizes

MANILA, Philippines - Some of the 433 winners in the Grand Lotto 6/55 draw on Saturday are now claiming their share of the P236-million jackpot. Their collective stroke of luck has generated controversy since it is rare to have that many winners in the state lottery. Furthermore, they won through a combination of numbers that happened to be all…
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Gambling has existed for millennia and the first casinos opened for business some four centuries ago. But casinos are changing. Online betting is creating rigorous competition, so casino owners have pivoted to building dazzling edifices that are architecturally unique and offer far more than slots and table games. OLBG curated a list of 10 of the…
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Suncity may have helped customers register online gambling accounts

The fall of Suncity Group, a junket operator running in Macau, was one of the most debilitating enforcement actions against the regulated gambling industry in the special administrative region. Much of this may have been deserved, as the defendants in the trial have given various accounts, some of which could point to the company coloring around…
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Defendant Admits He Helped Suncity Customers Open Online Gambling Accounts

The court proceedings against a group of former Suncity Group employees continue with full force after Chinese authorities cracked down on the junket operator uncovering illegal gambling activities, side-betting operations, fraud, and other violations. In the course of the hearings, which have been going on for the past nine days, one more…
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Global Gambling Market Report 2022: Market to Reach $876 Billion by 2026

The "Gambling - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global Gambling Market to Reach $876 Billion by 2026 The global market for Gambling estimated at US$747.9 Billion in year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$876 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 3.6% over the analysis…
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Global Gambling Market Report 2022: Market to Reach $876 Billion by 2026
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Aristocrat’s Lightning Dollar Link Machine Debuts at Pechanga Resort

Aristocrat is further expanding its foothold in the US market, with news of its brand-new Lightning Dollar Link slot machine being installed in the Californian Pechanga Resort Casino, making sure the process gets lots of attention. The new machines combine elements of some fan favorites and seem to be generating a lot of interest from casino owners…
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Philippines to shut 175 offshore gambling firms, deport 40,000 Chinese workers

The Philippines will stop operations of 175 offshore gambling firms and deport about 40000 Chinese workers, a justice ministry official said on Monday, part of a crackdown on the notoriously opaque online gaming industry. The sector emerged in the Philippines in 2016 and grew exponentially, as operators capitalized on the country's liberal gaming…
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Philippines to shut 175 offshore gambling firms, deport 40,000 Chinese workers
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Legislation to ban online gambling filed in the Philippines

In the Philippines and a prominent politician has reportedly filed legislation that would look to rescind the nation's foreign-facing online gambling licensing program and make the delivery of iGaming services a crime punishable by up to six months in prison. According to a Monday report from the Manila Bulletin newspaper, Joel Villanueva serves as…
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Legislation to ban online gambling filed in the Philippines
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Macau Gambling Head Denies Laundering, Illegal Gaming

Alvin Chau, a well-known gambling executive in Macau, denied charges of illegal gaming, money laundering, and running a criminal syndicate during his trial on Monday. arrested on a warrant accusing him of illegal gambling on the Chinese mainland Chau served as the chairman of Macau's Suncity junket, which helps organize activities for Chinese high…
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Macau Gambling Head Denies Laundering, Illegal Gaming
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Villanueva bill bans online gambling: 'Social cost of gambling is too high'

MANILA, Philippines - Senate Majority Leader Joel Villanueva is pushing for the immediate passage of his bill that would prohibit and penalize any form of online gambling activities in the country. Through Senate Bill No. 1281,Villanueva wants to outlaw any and all forms of online gambling, including betting and wagering conducted over the…
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Villanueva bill bans online gambling: 'Social cost of gambling is too high'
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Online gambling platform M88 Mansion taps Manny Pacquiao as brand ambassador

Boxing legend and famous gambling enthusiast Manny Pacquiao teams up with online gaming platform M88 Mansion, which hints at holding exhibition fights featuring the eight-division world champion MANILA, Philippines - Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has signed with online gambling platform M88 Mansion as its newest brand ambassador, the…
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Online gambling platform M88 Mansion taps Manny Pacquiao as brand ambassador
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Gambling in The Philippines

When you think of holidaying in The Philippines, you would be forgiven for not immediately thinking about visiting the casino. The South-East Asian archipelago is host to over 7600 islands of all shapes and sizes. Island-hopping, snorkelling or just lazing on the beautiful white sandy beaches would all probably spring to mind before you thought of…
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Is online casino legal for travelers in the Philippines

The Philippines is a very attractive touristic destination that attracts millions of visitors each year. People who seek a great level of entertainment will definitely have many activities at their disposal. Gambling is one of them, and the Philippines are a well-known hub in Southeast Asia. Those who would like to feel a Vegas-like atmosphere will…
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NSW Independent Casino Commission sends warning to operators

The New South Wales Independent Casino Commission has warned casinos in the state that they will face "very severe consequences" if they engage in misconduct. The commission, which came into force today, has unprecedented powers to monitor casino activities and act against operators who take part in money laundering or other criminal…
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NSW Independent Casino Commission sends warning to operators
The Manila Times

Integrated resorts in PH seeks global recognition

IT is more than gaming, but a complete value-laden experience. This is what all world-class integrated resort operators aim for as the Philippine gaming industry seeks to attain global recognition. As a patron enters the casino resort, for every second that you invest in the experience, a patron is rewarded and recognized with resort-wide perks and…
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Integrated resorts in PH seeks global recognition
Manila Bulletin

PNP official nabbed while playing slot machine in Pasay casino

Operatives of the Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement of the Philippine National Police (PNP-IMEG) arrested a police major allegedly while in the act of gambling inside a casino in Pasay City on Saturday night, Aug. 27. Nabbed was Police Maj. Rolando Isidoro, 51, assigned to the Personnel Holding and Accounting Section of PNP Police Security…
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PNP official nabbed while playing slot machine in Pasay casino
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Asia round-up: Okada goes to High Court, Suncity to become LET, AS Monaco learns Casino Secret

Okada Manila heads up high to resolve ownership Universal Entertainment Corp (UEC) has announced that its motion to reconsider the Status Que Ante Order (SQAO) of the Okada Manila resort is now going to the High Court. Ousted former chairman and founder of UEC, Kazuo Okada, took control of the casino resort in May, after the SQAO was issued - and…
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Asia round-up: Okada goes to High Court, Suncity to become LET, AS Monaco learns Casino Secret
GGRAsia

Manila’s Winford casino hotel promoter cuts 2Q loss

MJC Investments Corp, promoter of the Winford Manila Resort & Casino (pictured) in the Philippine capital, reduced its second-quarter net loss by 24.8 percent, to PHP130.0 million (US$2.3 million) from a net loss of PHP172.9 million in the prior-year quarter. The company reported a net loss of PHP249.3 million for the first six months of 2022. It…
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Manila’s Winford casino hotel promoter cuts 2Q loss
Gambling Insider

BGaming Presents Its New Eastern-Themed Slot with 4 Jackpot Levels

BGaming, a fast-growing content provider to the iGaming industry, goes live with its new slot Maneki 88 Gold, packed with Asian-inspired symbols, all-the-rage features, and 4 Jackpot levels. Maneki 88 Gold is the Asian-themed online slot with medium volatility and 96.9% RTP playing out on a 5-reel, a 3-row field with 243 ways to win. Magnificent…
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BGaming Presents Its New Eastern-Themed Slot with 4 Jackpot Levels
Times Of Casino

The 10 Richest People in the Casino Industry

Casinos are getting bigger, with more slots and tables games, spectacular shows, Michelin quality dining, and five-star hotels. In a chaotic world, where life can sometimes seem a little dark, casinos are man-made paeans to excess, indulgence, and fun. Gambling politics aside, casinos are built for both pleasure and profit. When it is done well,…
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The 10 Richest People in the Casino Industry
Drift Travel

Are Online Slots Legal by Filipino Law for Foreign Tourists?

Traveling to the Philippines is one of the goals that a lot of people have. If you have been there already, then you know what it has to offer. Apart from the amazing nightlife, a bunch of restaurants, and cafes, you will manage to enjoy natural beauties, friendly locals, and a decent climate. However, as you can conclude from the title of the…
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Are Online Slots Legal by Filipino Law for Foreign Tourists?
This is Ardee

Wynn Resorts, Las Vegas Sands, Okada Manila

2021-2030 Report on Global Resorts Casino Market by Player, Region, Type, Application and Sales Channel is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market risk side analysis, highlighting opportunities and leveraged with strategic and tactical decision-making support. The report provides information on market trends and development,…
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Wynn Resorts, Las Vegas Sands, Okada Manila
Gambling News

Aristocrat Unveils Dragon Link in Manila, the Game Will Expand in Asia

Aristocrat, one of the world's leading gambling content creators, has unveiled its Dragon Link slot at the Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila during a "Dragons" showcase event. The new slot is set to provide all players with a unique gaming experience and it will soon be available across the whole Asian continent. While speaking about Dragon Link,…
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Aristocrat Unveils Dragon Link in Manila, the Game Will Expand in Asia
Legit Gambling

Appeals Court Dismisses Wrongful Death Suit Brought by Children Whose Parents Were Killed in Las Vegas Casino Fire

The Nevada Court of Appeals has affirmed a decision by the state's Eighth Judicial District Court to deny a motion to amend a wrongful death complaint filed by children whose parents died in an arson attempt at a casino. In 2017, an armed attacker set fire to furniture inside the Resorts World Manila in Las Vegas, according to the appeals…
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Appeals Court Dismisses Wrongful Death Suit Brought by Children Whose Parents Were Killed in Las Vegas Casino Fire
European Gaming

Overview of Online Casino Industry in Asian Markets in 2022

The Asian gambling market has accelerated since Covid 19 first opened residents' eyes to online gambling. However, two years later, Asians are still limited in their online gambling pursuit for fun and profit due to the government's heavy sanctions on online gambling. Many offshore online casinos have noticed this untapped opportunity and are…
Industry
Overview of Online Casino Industry in Asian Markets in 2022
Barron's

Las Vegas Sands Took a Macau Hit. Why Singapore Can Help.

For investors willing to roll the dice on travel stocks, Las Vegas Sands got another vote of confidence Wednesday. With another quarter in the books without a Macau reopening, J.P. Morgan analyst Joseph Greff lowered his estimates for Las Vegas Sands (ticker: LVS). And although he writes that this "is not at all surprising to investors," he also…
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Las Vegas Sands Took a Macau Hit. Why Singapore Can Help.
AGB - Asia Gaming Brief

Hann Casino Resort sees strong recovery, plans $1b more in investments

Hann, which was formerly known as the Widus Group, unveiled its plans to revamp the Widus Resort and for a new lifestyle brand, Hann Lux Lifestyle Resort, in 2020, with an initial investment of about P20 billion. The rebranded Hann Casino Resort reopened in December last year, and in March it rolled out the Philippines first Swissotel. The property…
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Hann Casino Resort sees strong recovery, plans $1b more in investments
AGB - Asia Gaming Brief

Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Laos regulating online gaming

Good Morning. Laos has taken the first steps in regulating its online gambling industry, awarding a license to the Laos Offshore Gambling Authority, a private company that will oversee the business. The model is similar to the one adopted in the Philippines for Philippines Offshore Gaming Operators, or POGOs. Laos is lower cost and aims for a more…
Industry
Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Laos regulating online gaming
The Manila Times

'Future of online gaming depends on Marcos admin'

ONLINE gaming or online gambling is still in limbo but revenue figures show that this should be looked at as a viable source of income, a ranking Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) official said on Tuesday. "These figures will probably be considered by the next administration [of President Ferdinand'Bongbong' Marcos Jr.] and looked at…
Industry
'Future of online gaming depends on Marcos admin'
Indian Defence News

Global Casino Resorts Market 2022-2030 Key Players: Las Vegas Sands, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Caesars Entertainment

Latest published market research report titled World Casino Resorts Market by Player, Region, Type, Application and Sales Channel, Forecast 2022-2030 is a meticulously planned activity where a wide range of aspects and factors that influence the Casino Resorts industry, as well as the marketing environment are taken into consideration. Our team of…
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Global Casino Resorts Market 2022-2030 Key Players: Las Vegas Sands, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Caesars Entertainment
Malta Today

The most successful Malta-based gaming companies

If you've ever wondered why Malta is a home ground for many successful international companies - the answer lies in the tax regulations. Malta has a low tax company policy, making it a suitable setting for success stories, including the iGaming industry. In this article, you'll become familiar with the top three Malta-based company success…
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The most successful Malta-based gaming companies
Reuters

Casino SPAC is for hardened gamblers only

HONG KONG, June 7 (Reuters Breakingviews) - Shareholders in blank-cheque firm 26 Capital (ADER.O) are getting more than they bargained for. It agreed in October to buy casino Okada Manila, but a long-running legal battle over the resort turned physical when its ousted boss seized the property last week. If that doesn't scupper the planned merger,…
Covid
Casino SPAC is for hardened gamblers only
AGB - Asia Gaming Brief

Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Central Asia regulating gambling harm prevention

Good Morning. In today's Deep Dive, Ilya Machavariani and Ivan Kurochkin, partners with consultancy firm 4H, take us through some of the latest developments in Central Asia. Two years ago, Kazakhstan took a retrograde step by introducing more restrictive legislation in what has the potential to be one of the most dynamic markets in the region. The…
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Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Central Asia regulating gambling harm prevention