Tag Archives: Ben Lee
- Ben Lee: Philippine casino market can’t support further expansion
June 1, 2017
A prominent gaming industry consultant has expressed doubts that the Philippine casino market can support further expansion. In an interview with Forbes’ Muhammad Cohen, iGamiX Management & Consulting’s managing partner Ben Lee said his group didn’t believe the Philippines gaming market was “large enough to sustain four major operators” and...
- South Korea to benefit from the death of Japan’s Casino Bill
November 24, 2014
Japan’s hopes to legalize casino gambling died after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament to call a snap election for December 14. Lawmakers won’t be able to pass legislation unti next year, making it unlikely for any casinos to be built in time for Japan’s 2020 Summer Olympics. South Korea generated...
- Macau authorities could cap the number of gaming chips in circulation
June 15, 2013
Macau’s restrictive cap on its number of gaming tables is no secret, but financial paperwork filed by casino operator Macau Legend Development Ltd. suggests the local government may also be planning a cap on the number of gaming chips in circulation. Macau Legend, which operates the Babylon Casino in Macau...
- China warning on Macau package tour organizers more bark than bite
April 16, 2013
China’s Ministry of Public Security published a notice on Friday reminding Chinese citizens that it was illegal for anyone to organize trips of 10 or more individuals to go gambling in Macau's casinos. Anyone receiving commissions or introduction fees through organizing such a trip would be punished by law. The...
- Bitcoin’s Potential Impact on the Global Gaming Industry
December 21, 2012
One of the more popular discussion panels at the recent Social Gaming Asia Summit 2012 featured BitInstant’s Erik Voorhees and Roger Ver discussing the Bitcoin ‘crypto currency’ and its potential impact on the global gaming industry. The dynamic duo wowed attendees with their description of a payment system that offered...
- G2E Asia – Day 2 Summary
May 23, 2012
CalvinAyre.com reporter Angelia Ong takes us through the 2nd summary video of the G2E Asia 2012 at the Venetian Macao. Checkout the G2E Asia 2012 pictures here and Day 1 Summary video. For the full list of speakers at the Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia) 2012 check it here: Conference Speakers
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