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  • BRUSSELS, May 21- Malta let online gambling firms operate from the island across the European Union between at least 2012-2014 while failing to enforce its own rules on monitoring their computer servers, according to a former employee at Maltas gaming regulator. Malta has awarded around 500 online gaming licences, the highest number in Europe.

  • Japan legalized casinos in December, attracting international operators including Las Vegas Sands, Galaxy Entertainment Corp and MGM Resorts International. "We definitely want to take a bigger stake in Japan- not just the entertainment part, but the whole resort," President and Chief Operating Officer Haruki Satomi told reporters on the sidelines of a...

  • HONG KONG, May 8- Macau plans to add security features to ATMs to monitor withdrawals, authorities in the world's largest gambling hub said as the Chinese territory seeks to tighten restrictions on cash flows out of the mainland. Macau is a special administrative region of China and the announcement of the plan coincides with a visit by Zhang Dejiang, the head of...

  • HONG KONG, May 8- Macau plans to add security features to ATMs to monitor withdrawals, authorities in the world's largest gambling hub said as the Chinese territory seeks to further tighten restrictions on cash flows out of the mainland. Macau is a special administrative region of China and the announcement of the plans coincides with a visit by Zhang Dejiang,...

  • MANILA/ HONG KONG, May 8- China and the Philippines have joined forces to tackle illegal gambling, part of Beijing's broader campaign to curb illicit capital outflows and a pledge by Manila to weed out unscrupulous operators from the country's booming gaming industry. In their first joint exercise, Philippine and Chinese authorities cracked a transnational...

  • Nyquist #13, ridden by Mario Gutierrez, wins the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 07, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Prices for Kentucky Derby tickets are going up again this year, but there is a wide spectrum of options.

  • HONG KONG, May 1- Revenue at the world's biggest casino hub of Macau rose 16.3 percent in April, as new resorts helped draw high rollers and casual gamblers to the country's only legal casino hub. Gambling revenue in the southern Chinese territory in April was 20.2 billion patacas, government data showed on Monday. Analysts however remain cautious on the...

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  • HONG KONG, April 1- Revenues from gambling in Macau rose 18 percent in March, beating expectations and posting an eighth consecutive monthly increase as wealthy gamblers took their chances in China's only legal casino hub- the world's biggest. Analysts remain cautious on the sustainability of revenues from the VIP market but have called a bottom to a slump that...

  • *SBM's Monaco state backers keen on Japan- Galaxy president. TOKYO, March 29- Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd on Wednesday said it has partnered Societe des Bains de Mer, hoping the Monaco peer will help it trump rivals to win a license in Japan's nascent gambling market. "All of the entities of Monaco and the principality... are very enthusiastic...

  • *SBM's Monaco state backers keen on Japan- Galaxy president. TOKYO, March 29- Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd on Wednesday said it has partnered Societe des Bains de Mer, hoping the Monaco peer will help it trump rivals to win a license in Japan's nascent gambling market. "All of the entities of Monaco and the principality... are very enthusiastic...

  • MACAU, March 29- Overseas visitors are an increasingly common sight in Chinas gambling territory of Macau which is trying to diversify an economic model that has depended on mainland high rollers for more than a decade. Now the government has hearkened calls to reposition Macau as a tourism destination, with the number of international visitors growing 8...

  • Betting business goes in peaks and troughs: Ladbrokes Coral CEO

    Ladbrokes Coral CEO Jim Mullen discusses earnings, managing his company's merger and the digital side of the business.

  • Duke Blue Devils guard Frank Jackson drives in a game against the North Carolina Tar Heels on March 10, 2017, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

    March Madness is now underway, and there is money to be made — and lost — on your bets.

  • Duke Blue Devils guard Frank Jackson drives in a game against the North Carolina Tar Heels on March 10, 2017, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

    John Avello, Wynn Las Vegas Sports Book director, discusses business during March Madness, and deregulation under the Trump administration.

  • *Macau revenues showing sustained uptick, up 18 pct in Feb. HONG KONG, March 1- Macau's gambling revenue rose for a seventh month and hit a two-year high in February, in the strongest signal yet the casino hub was firmly on its path to recovery from a slump triggered by China's anti-corruption campaign and slow economic growth. In February, Macau raked in a revenue of...

  • *Macau revenues showing sustained uptick, up 18 pct in Feb. HONG KONG, March 1- Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau hit a two-year high in February, recovering steadily from a prolonged anti-corruption drive and slowing economic growth that dragged on the world's biggest casino hub over the past three years. In February, Macau raked in a revenue of 23...

  • HONG KONG, March 1- Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau surged almost 18 percent in February, after dropping over the past three years when a prolonged anti-corruption campaign and slowing economic growth hurt business at the world's biggest casino hub. Gambling revenue rose to 23 billion patacas last month, from 19.5 billion patacas a year ago,...

  • HONG KONG, Feb 28- Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group posted a better-than-expected 51 percent rise 2016 net profit, thanks to a recovery in the world's biggest gambling hub, and forecast double-digit gaming revenue growth for this year. Galaxy, one of six listed casino operators in the Chinese territory of Macau, had been hit by sagging demand...

  • The Villanova Wildcats celebrate after defeating the North Carolina Tar Heels 77-74 in the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship on April 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas.

    March may be the best month to work at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, especially for college basketball fans.