First Asia Poker Tournament of 2017 won by Takumi Samejima

The New Year’s first Asia Poker Tour (APT) tournament saw Japan’s Takumi Samejima (pictured) bring home US$38,020 after winning the tourney’s main event, according...

Suncity Group set to bring junket services to Okada Manila

In the Philippines, an investigation from financial services firm Morgan Stanley has reportedly revealed that junket operator Suncity Group is set to start offering...

Scientific Games Q4 profits up, net loss down

Scientific Games, the global makers of gambling equipment and lottery products posted an official press release Thursday showing a 2.1% uptick in Q4 profits,...

Australian Online Poker Alliance gains support with proposed amendment

Poker players in Australia have been worried since November about the potential to lose access to their favorite game due to the Interactive Gambling...

Emerging Markets: Sports Betting & Gaming India

The world’s largest democracy has embarked on a course to relax draconian gambling legislation by signaling a willingness to consider and clarify betting laws...

Key NY Assemblyman Pretlow hints at Online Poker support

Assemblyman J.Gary Pretlow, who heads the New York Assembly’s Racing and Wagering Committee, hinted that he is willing to support the effort to legalize...

Philippines to limit number of offshore gaming licenses

After beginning the process of awarding offshore gaming licenses in September, the Philippine Amusement And Gaming Corporation has now reportedly revealed that it intends...

France’s Partouche Casino & Hotel Group experiments with secure biometrics card technology

France’s Groupe Partouche, one of the leading casino and hotel operators in the country with a total of 42 properties recently announced that it...

Win a luxury LA trip at Casino Room with Microgaming’s Jurassic World

Microgaming’s sequel to their popular Jurassic World slot is being released with a €25,000 prize draw at the Casino Room this June. The promotion...

Absolute Poker founder pleads not guilty in federal court

Scott Tom, founder and co-owner of Costa Rica-based Absolute Poker, arrived in the U.S. from Barbados Thursday to face money laundering and UIGEA charges....