Tag: casino gaming

Melco to launch $1 billion integrated resort and casino ‘City of Dreams’ in Sri Lanka

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd has announced an integrated resort with a casino in Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka. Asia Gaming Brief, reported...

Thai house set to debate new casino bill on March 28th

Local media reports indicate that Thailand's gaming scene is on the outlook as a bill to legalize casino gaming is planned for deliberation by...

Chinese embassy in Singapore issues formal advisory against casino gambling for citizens

The Chinese embassy in Singapore has issued an advisory to its citizens, advising against engaging in gambling activities within the sovereign state's casinos. The...

Woman offered steak dinner instead of $43 million in jackpot winnings at US casino

A woman in New York, Katrina Bookman found herself facing disappointment after what initially seemed like a significant jackpot win. During her visit to...

Goa police expose Rs 1.7 lakh casino fraud by employee

The Goa police took decisive action on Monday against an employee of an offshore casino, Deepak Das. The charges levied against him allege that...

Australia: Crown Resorts announces $13 million gambling harm prevention package

Crown Resorts has announced a A$13 million (US$8.6 million) gambling harm prevention package after facing three inquiries and fines amounting to A$700 million in...

Macau hands 18-year jail term to former Suncity head Alvin Chau

Alvin Chau, the former head of Macau’s junket operator Suncity, has been sentenced to 18 years in prison by a Special Administrative Region's (SAR)...

Singapore expects tourist numbers to double in 2023, casinos expect boost in visitors

The city of Singapore is expecting a considerable rise in visitors in 2023, with the number of tourists doubling in comparison to 2022. Last...

Australia: NSW government raises taxes for casinos with effect from July next year

Casinos in the state of New South Wales (NSW) will begin to pay a higher tax on table game and poker machine winnings starting...

Macau casino stocks rise in Wednesday trade due to news of relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions

Macau casino shares surged on Wednesday following the announcement by the local government that it would adopt the mainland's strategy of gradually easing Covid-19-related...

Philippines: Japanese gaming tycoon Okada arrested for alleged coercion

Kazuo Okada, a Japanese gaming tycoon, was detained by Philippines police for a short period for coercion relating to his Manila casino owned by...

Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021 to be repealed: James Sangma

After more than dozens of protests, meetings, and discussions, the Meghalaya government has decided to repeal its Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021. The Act...

Delta Corp stock slides by over 4% from day’s high despite strong H1FY23 performance

Shares of casino and hotel operator Delta Corp slid more than 4% from intra-day highs on Wednesday (October 12) despite declaring yesterday about recording...

Delta Corp registers highest revenue and profit in first half of FY23

India's only listed gaming and hospitality company Delta Corp Limited has registered the highest revenue and profit for the half year ended September 2022....

The question of repealing does not arise: CM Conrad K Sangma on Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on September 26 (Monday) said that the question of repealing the Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021 does not...

Slot machines: How do they work and what should you know before playing them?

The gaming industry is a huge business in the United States of America (USA), adding an estimated USD 240 billion to the economy every...