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PhilWeb Receives Provisional License to Resume Operations in Philippines

PhilWeb Philippines PAGCOR

The PhilWeb Corporation has been granted a “provisional license” by the Philippines Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) to resume its electronic gaming operations in the Southeast Asian country. The issuance comes a little more than a year after PAGCOR revoked PhilWeb’s gaming privileges after newly sworn in President Rodrigo Duterte deemed the company’s founder Roberto…Read More

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tells Upstate Tribe to Pay Up or Lose Gambling Exclusivity in Niagara Falls

Andrew Cuomo Seneca casino payments

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) is reportedly threatening the Seneca Nation of Indians with the possibility of losing their gambling monopoly in Niagara Falls if they continue to withhold revenue sharing payments. Earlier this year, the Native American tribe said it was no longer required to send around $110 million to New York coffers…Read More

Goa’s Beached Floating Casino Could Be Written Off for Not Floating

Beached Goa Casino Vessel Mat be Written Off

Then M V Lucky 7, a vessel that was destined to be Goa, India’s sixth floating casino until it became beached on a sandbank last month, is in danger of being declared “a nuisance” by authorities and written off for good. The unfortunate M V Lucky 7 was on route to the Mandovi River, where…Read More

China Just Saying No to Investment in Global Sex and Gambling Industries

Chinese President Xi Jinping says no more gambling investment outside of China

The Chinese government’s crackdown on “irrational” overseas investment includes telling investors from China that their yuan have no business getting in bed with international sex and gambling businesses. The new restrictions came in a statement from Beijing on Friday, in connection with new regulations for Chinese firms looking to make acquisitions abroad. Investment in property,…Read More

Las Vegas Trying to Win Big on Solar Eclipse Both Inside, Outside

Solar eclipse Las Vegas

Las Vegas is cashing in on Monday’s solar eclipse with everything from luxury jet trips to proposition bets on the public’s fascination with the astrological phenomenon. The last total solar eclipse visible in the United States was in 1979 from the Pacific Northwest through northern Canada. The total phase began at sunrise in the North Pacific,…Read More