Sung Ho Kim wins APT Philippines 2017 II Main Event

In Manila, South Korea’s Sung Ho Kim was able to defeat fellow countryman Jae Hyun Lim to win the Main Event of the 2017 edition of the Asian Poker Tour (APT). Sung Ho took home USD 40,250 for first prize, along with his first ever APT Championship trophy and the APT Championship Ring. The buy-in for...

Asia Pioneer Entertainment Limited to list 250 million new shares

In Macau, electronic gaming machine distributor Asia Pioneer Entertainment Limited has reportedly announced that it is hoping to raise approximately $6.4 million by placing some 250 million new shares on the small-cap Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. According to a report from GGRAsia, trading of the new shares is expected to...

Atlantic City tourism on an upswing

The closure of the Trump Taj Mahal appears to have benefitted Atlantic City‘s seven remaining casinos, as a recent upswing in tourism has been seen within the last six months.  Not only are the remaining casinos taking on the Taj’s former visitors, but new visitors are coming to the region to enjoy gaming and entertainment,...

XL Eclipse charity events raise over $40,000

Over the past few days, 888poker has offered players a unique poker series in which to enjoy known as XL Eclipse. Within this tournament series, players had the ability to compete in various tournaments with something for everyone on the schedule. The poker community is big on giving back and 888 made sure to...

Monday Twins at 888poker offers multiple ways to win

Online poker sites are always looking to offer new and unique gaming content for players to enjoy. From promotions to events, poker players are always on the lookout for ways to win. At 888poker, the brand is offering up Monday Twins, a unique tournament option at the online poker room with not one but...

Genting Hong Kong Limited to de-list from Singapore’s stock exchange

Casino and cruise operator Genting Hong Kong Limited has reportedly announced that it has received permission to voluntarily de-list its shares from Singapore’s stock exchange after going some six years without raising funds in the former British enclave. According to a report from The Straits Times newspaper, Genting Hong Kong Limited is to retain its...

Record-breaking September for Nevada sportsbooks

Sportsbooks in Nevada reportedly had a great September after their combined monthly handle hit an all-time high of just over $558 million while their aggregate income of $44.4 million represented the best tally since 2014. According to a report from Legal Sports Report citing official figures from the Nevada Gaming Control Board, September’s sportsbetting handle...

Catena Media purchases for $350,000

Online performance marketing firm Catena Media has announced that it has spent $350,000 in order to acquire along with all of the online poker traffic comparison website’s related assets. Catena Media has offices in the United Kingdom, Malta and Serbia and declared that the purchase is part of its ‘growth strategy’ and will ‘strengthen...

SAGSE LATAM in full swing in Buenos Aires

The South American Gaming Suppliers Expo for Latin America (SAGSE LATAM) Buenos Aires is underway today in Argentina’s capital city. Latin America’s most important trade show runs for three days and concludes on Thursday, November 9. SAGSE LATAM is an annual event organized by Monografie S.A. that first debuted in 1993. About 7,000 delegates visited...

Michigan tribe set to fight federal land-into-trust denial

In Michigan, the Sault Ste Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is reportedly due to initiate actions against a July decision by federal officials that prevented it from moving forward with a plan to build a casino in the city of Lansing. According to a report from the Lansing State Journal newspaper, the tribe had earlier...


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