The introduction of a digital renminbi into Macau would potentially have a positive impact on the gaming industry, easing cash flow for mass and premium mass players, but the “devil would be in the details,” says Bernstein Research.
Silver Heritage announced it has reshuffled its board following the completion of a deed of company arrangement. Former CEO Mike Bolsover is no longer a director, while DFNN's Ramon Garcia and Hatch Asia's Kirk Arambulo are among the new members.
PayTm First Games has reached an accord with Singapore-based ESports Players League to organize mobile eSports tournaments in India.
Hong Kong is taking its most drastic measures to date to curb the spread of Covid-19, locking down about 150 buildings in central Kowloon, affecting about 4,000 to 5,000 residents.
Australia's PointsBet is expanding further in the U.S., with its mobile app and digital sports betting product to go live in Michigan Friday, January 22. Michigan will mark the sixth operational state for PointsBet's sports betting product.
Peter Johns, chief commercial officer of IDX Games and a long-time Asia gaming executive, talks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about how new technologies are shaping the future of gaming and how more convergence with the online world is needed.
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch has added its voice to other recent commentary pointing to significant upside for Summit Ascent due to optimism over its projects in Russia and the Philippines.
Wynn Resorts said it will begin offering online gambling through its WynnBet venture in Michigan later this month. The service is already available in Colorado and New Jersey and has secured access in Indiana, Iowa, Nevada, and Massachusetts
The pro-native American stance of incoming U.S. President Joe Biden may be positive for Genting Malaysia's investment in a Mashpee Wampanoag casino project, Maybank wrote in a research note.
Genting Malaysia's Resorts World Genting said it will close up until Feb. 4th due to movement control orders to stop the spread of Covid-19.