Tag Archives: The Economist
- Analysts expect Macau’s July revenue to soar 72%
July 21, 2010
With the World Cup over, Deutsche Bank AG and CLSA Ltd. are predicting that Asian punters will tsunami back into Macau, resulting in a 72% boost in casino revenue over the same month last year. Can anything stop Macau’s torrid pace of growth? What about as more casinos open in...
- The Economist offers an hysteria-free take on gambling biz
Despite having recently celebrated its 234th birthday, America is often described as a relatively young nation, especially when compared to, say, its former colonial English master – a teenager compared to an old age pensioner, if you will. This analogy is occasionally used to account for America’s brash approach to...
- Economist report: Sceptical America is lagging behind on gambling
July 11, 2010
The Economist has launched a special report into gambling this month, revealing the "profound and multilayered American scepticism of online gambling". Though it doesn't teach us anything new, it does highlight two key flaws in the US stance; namely, "the laws may be muddled, but people are betting anyway, even...
- The Economist takes long hard look at gambling biz
July 8, 2010
Noted publication The Economist has conducted a thorough analysis of the state of the worldwide gambling industry. It’s a hefty read, but well worth your time, as it touches on pretty much all aspects of the gaming world. Either start your journey on the homepage, or head directly to the...
- Costa Rica Looking To Tax Online Gambling?
May 14, 2010
It started out as a rumor but where there’s smoke there’s fire. A UK publication, The Economist, has given credibility to the rumors that recently inaugurated Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla Miranda was looking to tax online gambling operators. She had better have the stomach for a good, long… fight....
Western Union pay $586m for gambling, fraud AML lapses
January 20, 2017