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Casino surge sees Macau close in on Japan

Macau, the special administrative region of China in the South China Sea measuring just 30 square kilometres, became the world’s 3rd largest gambling jurisdiction in 2010, according to research for GBGC’s new, seventh edition of its market leading Global Gambling Report. Macau leapt into 3rd place with total gambling revenues of US$ 23.83 billion in […]

19 April 2012 0 comment
Online gambling: eu operators publish Manifesto

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) today published a Manifesto for a sustainable EU policy for online gambling as a contribution to the European Commission Communication and action plan that is to be published this summer. In parallel, the Commission will shortly have its next meeting with national gambling regulators in order to explore […]

18 April 2012 0 comment
Cjeu: Ag Mazak rejects discriminatory austrian advertising restrictions on gambling

EGBA welcomes today’s opinion of Advocate General (AG) Mazak stating that the Austrian restrictions are discriminatory and a potential hidden total ban for cross border advertising. According to AG Mazak, in the Hit and Hit Larix case (C-176/11) at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU):   “[T]he Austrian legislation making the grant […]

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Spielo International introduces new products and a new face at G2E Asia

Spielo International will be showing its latest product line-up and enhanced sales presence at its longtime distributor RGB’s booth #527 at G2E Asia 2012. The show takes place at the Venetian Macau from May 22 to 24. At the show, customers are invited to meet Spielo International’s new Macau-based Sales Director, Maria Garcia, who joined […]

17 April 2012 0 comment
Double sunshine from Merkur sun at Fer in Madrid

Merkur Gaming products were presented at two stands at the FER in Madrid. New, differing opportunities are appearing. Present and potentially future market requirements are placing new demands on manufacturers and distributors alike. Each segment has its own focus and own technical and development stipulations. The result to ensure that each market segment receives the […]

16 April 2012 0 comment
Spielo International tailors its products to Malta’s new slot halls program

Malta’s major gaming operators are choosing SPIELO International to provide systems, machines, and cloud hosting services for the island’s new slot halls program. SPIELO International has so far installed a total of 200 diversityTM multigames on OXYGENTM cabinets for two of the major Maltese slot hall operators, Gaming Operations Ltd. and Media Games. diversity continues […]

11 April 2012 0 comment
Italy forerunner of the concerted action. Which are the results?

The Green Paper on the online gaming and the Creutzmann report impose a new European target: a concerted action between the member States for a consistent European regulation and, perhaps, the introduction of minimum standards. But Italy, in this case, represents “a European forerunner, talking since a lot of time with other regulatory bodies”, says […]

10 April 2012 0 comment
The gaming is on the front page

It is an increasingly protagonist of press and of television, radio and online journalism. For better or for worse. In the articles that illustrate the vices and virtues, but also in the advertising pages (commercials or banners or whatever you want) that more and more politicians would to forbid or at least to regulate, in […]

7 April 2012 0 comment
Gaming strategies in order to survive in a lean period

In 2011 the Global Betting and Gaming Consultants (GBGC) made a research on how the slump of 2008-09 affected the gambling of the most important markets of the world. From the data collected we can deduce that the gaming world, unlike  what many people believe, is not exempt of the deterioration of the economic scene. […]

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