Sihanoukville bets on popularity with Chinese gamblers
Cambodia’s infamous backpacker haunt continues to realign itself as a desirable investment destination, buoyed by its booming casino scene, reports the Phnom Penh Post.
The first eight months of 2015 saw arrivals from China reach 461,518, a yearly increase of 26.5 percent. The city’s international airport already operates China-bound and is now looking to negotiate a route directly from the gambling hub of Macau, according to gambling news website Calvin Ayre.
Source: property-report Website
California Indian Gaming Reaches $7 Billion Again
American Indian gaming in California hit $7 billion again in 2013, according to Casino City Press, the gaming publisher based in Newton, Massachusetts.
California Native volume for 2013 (the latest year available) hit $6.995 billion, according to information given to the media so they could come up with combined Indian and commercial gaming numbers.
Source: indiancountrytodaymedianetwork Website
Regulating DraftKings like a casino considered by Mass. Gaming Commission
Regulation of daily fantasy sports (DFS) is not within the scope of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, according to Chairman Steve Crosby who said that daily fantasy sports companies such as Boston-based DraftKings cannot be regulated by the commission under state law.
However, Crosby did say that the commission is interested in the gaming world, it has experience in issues of licensing and how and when to regulate, and some of the commission members are open to being a part of a regulatory scheme for the growing industry.
Source: news.worldcasinodirectory Website
Judge: Losing in Game of War’s virtual casino isn’t a real-world problem
Losing your hard-earned cash playing Game of War's virtual spinning wheel isn't a real-world problem. That's what a federal judge is ruling in dismissing a proposed class-action suit against the game's maker, Machine Zone of Palo Alto, California.
The popular Android and iOS game is free to play, but players may purchase virtual "gold" to "improve their virtual towns and hasten their advancement in the game." Real money is required to buy the digital gold, from $4.99 for 1,200 pieces to $99.99 for 20,000 pieces.
Source: arstechnica Website
Chanz Casino Offers A Social Gambling Experience
Those who like social events and atmospheres may be interested in taking a look at the brand new Chanz Social Casino which has just gone live.
The casino is bringing players games from Microgaming and allows members to challenge each other on specific games. Players will also be able to build a casino profile where they share their victories and successes. The casino has an excellent selection of slots as well as numerous card and table games, video poker titles, keno and more.
Source: onlinecasinoarchives Website