Japan will charge casino entrance fees

Japan will charge casino entrance fees

In Japan, the entrance fee to the casino will be $ 19. The government plans to use the money received to prevent gambling addiction. The proposal will be added to the Integrated Resorts Implementation Law, which is being actively discussed in the Japanese Congress. According to it, the money collected Read more…

Armenia restricts advertising of gambling

Armenia restricts advertising of gambling

Yesterday the Armenian parliament approved a bill that introduces significant restrictions on the way gambling services are advertised in the country. The bill was presented by MP Hrachya Hakobyan, a member of the ruling My Step party. According to its provisions, advertising of gambling games will be broadcast on television Read more…

Las Vegas will build a unique arena in the shape of a sphere

Las Vegas will build a unique arena in the shape of a sphere

The largest casino operator Las Vegas Sands said construction of a new music and entertainment arena should begin this summer. The opening is scheduled for 2020. Las Vegas authorities have signed preliminary plans for the development of the MSG Sphere Las Vegas project. It is a large sphere-shaped entertainment arena Read more…

Gambling tycoon Stanley Ho retires

Gambling tycoon Stanley Ho retires

Casino tycoon Stanley Ho, 96, has formally stepped down as chairman of SJM Holdings, handing over the reins of the company to his heirs. Stanley Ho announced his intention in April, and in June the move was formally approved at the annual meeting of shareholders of SJM Holdings. His daughter Read more…

Australia attracts major Asian players

Australia attracts major Asian players

The Australian casino industry is worried that it will lose a significant source of funds as Asian big players do not visit the country due to the ongoing trade war between the US and China. Their fears have largely remained unfounded, as analysts say high-stakes gambling remains strong. However, one Read more…

Dmitry Urbanovich wins EPT 2016 Main Event Dublin

Dmitry Urbanovich wins EPT 2016 Main Event Dublin

On Saturday night, the Royal Dublin Society hosted the main event of Season XII of the PokerStars EPT Dublin series, which was won by Polish pro Dmytro Urbanowicz, who was named Player of the Year 2015 by the European Poker Tour. In Season XI, Mr. Urbanovich, having proven himself in Read more…

Restrictions on video slots with jackpots in Singapore

Restrictions on video slots with jackpots in Singapore

The Home Office said today that clubs that have video jackpot slots in their arsenal in Singapore will face tighter restrictions on how to obtain permission to operate such facilities. Clubs will need to prove that they provide a “wide enough range” of social facilities in addition to slot machines Read more…