Asia

BetConstruct targets Asian development with new Taiwan office

Software development company BetConstruct has moved closer to its existing and future partners in Asia by opening a new office in Taichung, Taiwan. BetConstruct has been working in the region for a few years already, and had targeted the opening of a new office as part of its overall Asian market development plan. The decision to open the new office …

Read More »

Red Tiger Gaming launches selection of games on Videoslots.com

Red Tiger Gaming, the Isle of Man based casino software developer founded in 2014, has announced that it has launched a selection of its popular games on Videoslots.com. Lucky Wizard, Winter Wonders, Dragon’s Luck, Five Star and Blue Diamond have all been launched on the website, which was voted Best Slots Operator by Casinomeister for this year. The games have …

Read More »

Dafabet’s John Cruces takes the Tipster Challenge at Chepstow

John Cruces, Head of Marketing Operations at Dafabet, has agreed to take the Tipster Challenge at Chepstow Races. He is the latest industry guest to compete alongside Timeform and Stephen Harris, the Horse Racing Guru at bettingexpert. Our regular tipsters currently sit 4th and 5th on the Tipster Challenge leaderboard, with point averages of 2.62 and 1.00 respectively. Cruces will …

Read More »

Groundbreaking Golden Race first again with Malta licence

Innovative betting industry supplier Golden Race has become the first virtual sports developer to receive a Class 4 licence in Malta. The company received the recognition from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) earlier this month after an extensive application process. The award of this licence is the latest development in Golden Race’s push to be the biggest virtual sports provider to …

Read More »

Philippine Key Regulator Opens Door To Online Gaming

Bill Beatty, editor in chief of calvinayre.com, takes a look at how the laws are changing in the Philippines, where the new president Rodrigo Duterte has caused a shake-up to how the industry operates.   Philippine gaming regulators are bracing for a new challenge now that they’re planning to assume oversight of the nation’s online gambling industry. The Philippine Amusement and Gaming …

Read More »

WantMyBet takes social sports betting to Australasia

WantMyBet, the UK based social network for football betting, has signed a distribution deal with the Cardinal House Group to target mobile users in Asia and Oceania. The partnership is a strategic move by both companies to take advantage of the booming overseas interest in European, particularly English football which is at an all time high. The Premier League’s Director of Communications Dan Johnson said …

Read More »

Genting Malaysia sells final stake in Genting Hong Kong

Asian gambling operator Genting Malaysia has sold its final 16.8% stake in Genting Group subsidiary Genting Hong Kong for a reported US $415 million (£320 million). The sale represents the lowest price permitted for the disposal of cruise line  operator Genting Hong Kong at $ 0.29 cents per share. Last Friday Genting Malaysia governance issued a corporate filing with Bursa …

Read More »

Singapore relaxes online gambling regulations

Singapore’s government made a significant announcement in relation to the igaming industry on Thursday; it will ease its law on remote gambling and allow limited online betting in ‘tightly controlled conditions’.  Both the Singapore Pools and the Singapore Turf Club will be the ones to benefit. They have been given exclusive exemption by the government from a law which blocks access to …

Read More »

Henry Chappell – Pitch – Partnering with ambitious and innovative brands

Henry Chappell is the CEO at Pitch Marketing Group, and appeared on the ‘Different ball game’ panel at the recent Betting on Sports (BOS) conference in London to discuss how betting can create partnerships with sports to reach a new audience. We caught up with him to find out about his BOS conference experience, learn more about the Pitch-created ‘Switching …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »