Australia Live Poker Update: Australian Poker Tour announces first post-covid event this coming September; Crown Perth poker reopened

The path to normalcy is slowly coming to light as countries attempt to begin restarting their economies in combat against the impact of the ongoing worldwide pandemic. News of casinos and poker rooms being open and available once again were evident these recent couple of weeks giving poker enthusiasts across the globe hope for live […]

PokerStars Live Asia parent company, IEC applies for PAGCOR casino license

It’s not a surprise that more investments in the Philippines’ gambling industry are coming in despite the current pandemic in the country. For recent years, gambling revenue in the Philippines has been continuously increasing with a recorded 20.8% year-on-year gain just last year. The thriving industry has had a steady stream of VIP players from […]

Another Online Six-digit Score for Philippines’ Lester Edoc

While this trying time brought about by the pandemic has been difficult for many, this is certainly not the case for Philippines’ poker pro Lester Edoc. After a successful month last May, the unbelievably skilled player has once again dominated the online poker tables scooping up another six-digit score. Edoc, who is not unfamiliar with […]

Macau: Gross Gaming Revenue Plunges 93 Percent; GDP Shrinks Almost 50%; 6.6% Occupancy Rate in Five-Star Hotels

While the global pandemic has hit many countries drastically, Macau has been suffering exceptionally hard resulting in damaging impact for the territory’s economy. As Macau’s gambling industry is seven times larger than that of Las Vegas, as much as 80% of the local government’s revenue is drawn out from the gaming sector. The continuous declining […]

Philippines: Local Casinos Remain Closed; Okada Manila to Begin Lay Offs; Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators Deemed as Essential Businesses

As the impact of the global pandemic continues to persist, multiple businesses forced to temporarily shut down are suffering damaging losses due to limited income incurred for the time being. The gaming industry especially, has been hit hard with this unfortunate situation as no operations have been allowed for more than two months in efforts […]

King of Gambling Stanley Ho Passes Away at 98

Hong Kong tycoon Stanley Ho, legendary in the gaming industry for being responsible for the rise of global gaming capital, Macau, has recently passed away at the golden age of 98 in Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital. Known as the King of Gambling and one of Asia’s richest men, Ho’s personal net worth was estimated […]

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