“We are optimistic about the developments on the market” 

(Exclusive interview).- Albert Radman, Alfastreet’s Sales Director, talked with Focus Gaming News about G2E Asia.

Baidu proactively bans Bitcoin

Online searching engine Baidu would no longer advertise services that hosted trading in Bitcoin and other virtual currencies.

Twenty two gamblers arrested in Malaysia

The authorities of Petaling Jaya’s also seized RM136,399 (US$33,579) worth of cash and gambling chips.

India

Coastal towns in India may host casinos soon

If the proposal thrives, domestic and foreign tourist visiting Dakshina Kannada and Uttara Kannada districts may soon experience the luxury of casinos.

Pagcor will revoke reduced gambling license fees

Fees reduction benefited gaming firms Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc., Bloomberry Resorts and Hotels, Inc., MCE Leisure (Philippines) Corp. and Tiger Resorts Leisure and Entertainment, Inc.

goa

Goa Chief Minister open to issue new casino licences

Despite several NGOs opposing casino culture in the tourist state, Goa Chief Minister said that he’s still open to issue new casino licences.

philippines

Rodrigo Duterte now targets online gambling cafes

The Philippines new president aims at closing online gambling cafes as part of his crusade against on online gambling.

Another two VIP rooms closed in Macau

The junket operator Cali Group had to close two VIP gaming rooms out of the four it operates.

Casino exclusions in Singapore show an upward trend

The numbers of individuals excluded from Casinos in Singapore close to 15 percent in 2015.

Congress member says Goa is the fourth largest casino destination globally

Goa Congress MLA Pandurang Madkaikar condemns the growth of the number of casinos in the state.

Wynn Palace’s contractor may face US$200M in penalties

Wynn Palace resort is behind schedule and CIMIC Group Ltd, a subsidiary of Leighton Contractors, could accumulate US$200 million in penalties if the project experiences further delays.

Casino plans delayed in Japan

The legislation could pass during the fall, after the new House of Councillors is elected.