Friday, September 21, 2018

Pagcor temporarily halts online gaming licenses; trading suspension requested by PhilWeb

Following newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte’s vow last week to stop the proliferation of online gambling in the Philippines, the country’s gaming regulator, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR), said that...

South Africa casino licence expansion draws criticism

In South Africa, a decision by Trade And Industry Minister Rob Davies to award a new casino licence to the province of North West has angered operators and could be challenged...

ACT Clubs launch campaign against pokies in Canberra Casino

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government’s decision to award Hong Kong based Acquis Entertainment 200 pokie licenses for their Canberra casino has not gone down well with the clubs in Canberra...

Pennsylvania online gambling legislation passes House vote

Yesterday saw the Pennsylvania House of Representatives pass a piece of proposed legislation that would legalize online gambling and daily fantasy sports in hopes of raising up to $250 million a...

Three casinos in Argentine province to close; government control over gaming continues to tighten

An impact study has led to a decision by the government of Mendoza, in Argentina’s Cuyo region, not to renew the licenses of three casinos in the province because of their...

Imperial Pacific receives ‘intent to award’ confirmation for Kan Pacific RFP

Hong Kong based Imperial Pacific International is the parent company of Best Sunshine International, Ltd which runs the Best Sunshine Live temporary casino on the Saipan Island in the Commonwealth of...

Area counties benefit from Upstate New York casino fees

According to a recent news release by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office, 22 counties, and municipalities throughout upstate New York will benefit from $30 million in casino license fees paid by the...

New York casinos already aiding local communities

Despite being under construction, the new casinos coming to the state of New York are already benefiting the communicates in which they are located. Just yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that...

Atlantic City officials reject Revel casino’s reopening date

Owner Glenn Straub will have to wait until at least Thursday to reopen the doors of the former Revel casino after city officials in Atlantic City rejected plans to begin the...

Laguna Lăng Cô beach resort expanding, awaits casino license

The Vietnam Investment Review reports that even though Vietnam’s Laguna Lăng Cô beach resort, located in Central Vietnam, has yet to hear if the country’s authorities will grant it a casino...

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Macau sports betting monopoly gets concession extension

Macau Slot Co Ltd has had its singular sports betting license renewed with a new period of five years, insuring the operator a continued...

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