Tag Archives: Jasmine Solana
- Bitcoin price rally runs out of steam as China mulls crackdown
November 4, 2016
The price of popular cryptocurrency bitcoin plummeted late Thursday amid reports that the Chinese government is considering a fresh crackdown on digital currency exchanges. According to a Bloomberg report, authorities in China are looking at regulations that will pave the way towards limiting transactions on China-based exchanges in order to...
- Switzerland outlines plans to regulate fintech, digital currencies
November 3, 2016
Swiss lawmakers are taking a slow—but sure—approach to regulate digital currencies and fintech in the country. Eyeing to introduce legislation in 2017, Switzerland’s Federal Department of Finance (FDF) recently outlined its plan, which include a license that is specifically for fintech companies. The FDF is also planning to create a...
- US Election 2016: Punters raise stakes for Trump victory
As polls tighten in the final countdown to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, bettors have started to take a flyer on a surprise Donald Trump victory. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has been an early favorite to win on Election Day—so much so that Irish bookmaker even decided to pay close...
- Paddy Power starts doubting Clinton payout as Trump narrows gap
November 2, 2016
Irish bookmaker Paddy Power was confident that Hillary Clinton will win the 2016 U.S. presidential elections that it has started paying out those who bet on the Democratic nominee days ahead of Election Day. Now, the betting site is having second thoughts regarding its generous decision. In October, the bookmaker...
- Macau’s Studio City kicks off VIP operations in November: report
Macau casino resort Studio City is gearing up to start operating its VIP gaming facilities, according to Melco Crown Entertainment. A spokesperson for the casino operator, which holds a 60-percent equity interest in the integrated resort, told GGRAsia that they will “start our in-house VIP business on November 5, while the...
- Macau gambling revenue jumps 8.8% in October
November 1, 2016
And the recovery continues for Macau’s struggling casino industry. The city state’s casino gross gaming revenue posted an 8.8 percent year-on-year increase in October, to MOP21.82 billion (USD2.73 billion), according to Macau gaming regulator Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau. October was the best month for the world’s biggest casino hub...
Parisian Macao battling Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak
April 25, 2017
Execs to take on blockchain at iGaming Asia Congress 2017
March 21, 2017