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Seven foreigners and five locals detained in gambling raid

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Seven foreigners and five locals were recently detained in gambling raid held by the officers of the Belait Police District who raided a site in Kampong Sungai Teraban, Kuala Belait (Brunei).

The detained ones: seven females and five males, comprising one local, seven foreigners and four residents were caught gambling at the site.

The officers managed to confiscate three gambling machines, an unspecified amount of cash and other various gambling materials. The confiscated goods along with the individuals were sent off to the local police districts’ headquarters for further inspection.

The case is being investigated under Section 6 (1) & (2) and Section 8 (1) of the Open House Gambling Act, Chapter 28.

Brunei’s Royal Police Force urged residents, locals and tourists to refrain from gambling activities and to report any gambling activities at the nearest police station or call the police hotline.

 

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NagaCorp Shares the Details of Naga 3 Expansion Plan

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NagaCorp, the largest hospitality and gambling group in Cambodia, has shared the details around its $3.5 billion Naga 3 expansion plan.

Naga 3 project is set to deliver greater gaming and non-gaming spaces, comprising of amenities and facilities including high-tech virtual reality interactive indoor theme parks, more shopping, and MICE facilities and family recreational areas.

The project will also consist of five distinct hotel towers. In its latest filing, NagaCorp said that Towers 1 and 4 will be a 45 story building inclusive of an 11 story podium, and 2 stories set for VIP gaming, restaurant and clubs. Towers 2 and 3 will be a 66 story building inclusive of an 11 story podium, while Tower 5 will be a 48 story building inclusive of the ground floor. Once completed, Naga3 will offer 4720 rooms across the five hotel towers.

“The Company expects that NagaWorld will be the largest riverine integrated resort in the Mekong Region, further enhancing the Company’s position as an integrated gaming and entertainment resort powerhouse in Asia,” the company said in a statement.

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WinZO Announces $1.5 Million Fund to Support Game Developers

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The e-sports gaming platform WinZO has announced a $1.5 million fund to support game developers and acquire content for the platform.

“Through this fund, we are looking to partner with Gaming Studios as well as independent game developers by offering them an infrastructure to develop top quality content and a powerful platform to monetize their games from day one. A sector gets disrupted when the best brains of the world work actively towards unlocking its potential. Through this initiative, we look forward to interacting with highly enthusiastic and top-notch talent, keen at creating a dent in the global gaming ecosystem,” Paavan Nanda, Co-founder, WinZO said.

WinZO, which is backed by Kaalari Capital, offers more than 25 games on its app-based platform in ten languages. It aims to develop real-time multi-player mobile gaming experience that is social, inclusive and accessible for the first-time smartphone users in Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets.

WinZO would use the funds, set aside to develop localised content for the platform in partnership with cherry-picked game developers in India and around the world.

“WinZO’s social multi-player skill gaming platform clocked 100 million gaming minutes every day and has been able to successfully monetize this engagement. The company is growing 50 per cent month on month. On one hand, large OTTs platforms are struggling to monetize in India, but WinZO is facilitating the first-ever M&E transactions from the tier 2 or tier 3 audiences,” Paavan Nanda added.

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RummyCircle Names Prosenjit Chatterjee as Brand Ambassador

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Online rummy platform RummyCircle has selected popular Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee as its Brand Ambassador.

RummyCircle, the largest online rummy platform in India, is an initiative of Play Games24x7 Pvt. Ltd. Prosenjit Chatterjee who has spent years on the wide screen is a big fan of the popular Indian card game rummy.

“Bengali people have always been fond of card games and rummy is one of the best entertaining card games of India. I am sure everyone will love this new experience of playing the card game online on rummycircle.com with players from all over India. It is really great fun,” Prosenjit said.

The brand unveils its new marketing campaign running with the name #BhorpurManoranjan, giving a completely new fan experience to its players.

“Online rummy is all about entertainment, what we call #BharpurManoranjan. And who better than Mr. Prosenjit Chatterjee who has been the face of the entertainment industry in West Bengal for over a decade. We are very excited to have such a talented person as our brand face and hopefully Bengalis will love playing online Rummy,” Avik Das Kanungo, Brand Head of RummyCircle said.

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