Tag Archives: Macau

The Biggest Miss: How Sweden might inadvertently create a black market for betting

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Ismail Vali, Senior Consultant for iGaming Leaders, delivers a two-part explanation about how operators in Sweden have been forced to act upon regulatory changes that are only vaguely specified but affect the day-to-day operational realities of running a sportsbook. The lack of clarity provided by the Lotteriinspektionen has led Vali, who authored the recent Bricks vs Clicks article and a …

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1xBet travels east to form new Asian market connections

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Prospective clients will be invited to find the “easiest and most convenient way to partner” with 1xBet at the Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia). This year’s event takes place from 15-17 May in Macau, the Asian casino hub where gross gaming revenues jumped 27.6% to $3.18 billion in April, the 21st consecutive month of growth. The conference itself will …

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Tom Light to leave SBTech for new Blockchain venture

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SBTech’s Senior Vice-President of Business Development Tom Light is set to leave the group, after four years, to begin a fresh venture. Establishing his new undertaking, Light aims to unite blockchain and gambling by harnessing the power of cryptocurrency in a gaming and betting environment. Commenting on his next move, Light said: “I have really enjoyed working at SBTech and …

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AC Milan reveals first Asian regional partner

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Italian football giants AC Milan has announced a new sponsorship deal with Vwin, which marks the clubs first regional partner in Asia. The Philippine licensed Asian online betting firm has signed a multi year official partnership with the Serie A side, and are set to work with the club in Asian regions to launch customised marketing campaigns. It has also …

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Red Tiger Gaming strikes William Hill deal

Red Tiger Gaming has announced a new partnership with William Hill, who in turn have become the first Gibraltar licensed operator to have have access to its full suite of products. Under the terms of the deal, Red Tiger’s online casino games portfolio and player management software are to be integrated. WIlliam Hill Vegas is the first platform to feature …

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Golden Race hits hard at G2E Asia in Macau

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Golden Race proved a “big hit” with delegates at the 11th annual Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia), after presenting its new ONLINE platform in Macau (16-18 May). The virtual sports betting company recently launched its new designed virtual sportsbook, which has been carefully designed to be entirely familiar to real sports betting players. It can also be quickly integrated into …

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Melco Crown targets Macau turnaround with senior executive restructure

Asian gambling operator Melco Crown Entertainment (MCE) has undertaken a senior executive restructure as the firm seeks to reverse its declining corporate performance. A raft of executive changes was confirmed by MCE CEO Lawrence Ho, who has assumed greater control of the company following last December’s equity sell-off by James Packer’s Crown Resorts. Aiming to reverse the declining performance of …

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GAMEIOM goes live with Fortune Cats on William Hill

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GAMEIOM Technologies Limited has launched Fortune Cats, the first slot to go through the GAMEIOM Remote Gaming Server platform and the first to go live on William Hill. Fortune Cats, a five-reel, fifty-line slot game with a unique sixth reel feature, is live on William Hill’s Macau tab across both mobile and desktop sites. Based on some of the luckiest cats …

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Macau Jockey Club bolsters betting provisions with Sportech Racing

The Macau Jockey Club (MJC) has restructured its pari-mutuel betting provisions integrating Sportech Racing Digital technologies delivered through the firm’s Quantum TM System. Partnering with Sportech, MJC properties will be supplied with ‘BetJet’ teller and self-service operated betting terminals. Furthermore, MJC also received a new betting website with Sportech’s G4 digital framework, the first implementation of G4 within the Asian …

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Melco Crown sell-off props Crown Resorts 2016 profits

Presenting its full-year results (year ending 30 June), Crown Resorts LTD (Crown) has reported net profits of AUS $948 million (£555 million) up 14% on corresponding FY 2015 corporate earnings. Crown year-end results would be propped by its AUS $602 million (£350 million) share sell-off in Melco Crown Entertainment (MCE), as the company reduced its shareholder equity from 37.3% to …

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