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G2E Asia started functioning in Macau

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Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia) began its 12th edition yesterday at the Venetian Macao. The first day of the three-day event began with a record attendance of more than 15,000 international and local visitors. This year’s event has been confirmed as the largest when it comes to floor space, as the 37,000 square meters are a 30 per cent increase on 2017. The 12th edition also hosts more than 220 exhibitors that represent a 35 per cent growth over the first show held in 2007.

Chairman and chief executive officer of Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited, Mr Lawrence Ho, and director of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau of Macau SAR Government, Mr Paulo Martins, delivered keynote addresses at the conference.

The inaugural G2E Asia Awards are also held at The Ballroom at MGM Cotai. The ceremony recognises excellence and innovation within Asian gaming while celebrating the success and outstanding contributions of not only gaming but also the non-gaming aspects of the entertainment industry in Asia.

Source: focusgn.com

Niji has been in the writing industry for well over a decade or so. He prides himself as one of the few survivors left in the world who have actually mastered the impossible art of copy editing. Niji graduated in Physics and obtained his Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism. He has always interested in sports writing and travel writing. He has written for numerous websites and his in-depth analytical articles top sports magazines like Cricket Today and Sports Today. Besides reporting industry headlines from all around the globe, Niji is also head of the content management team at Impressions Content Management, based in Kerala, India, which offers writing and editing services to clients around the world.

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RTG launched a new game, called I, Zombie

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RTG Asia, the Philippines-based gaming company, has launched a new game called I, Zombie, which is a five-reel, 25 line game. It features Amy, a gorgeous zombie killer.

“The zombie epidemic continues, but now it’s taken a personal toll: Nancy has turned! Her beautiful blue eyes have gone red, her carefully manicured nails have grown into claw-like things. She might be the WORST kind of zombie — still so sexy, so attractive, so deadly. You have to see her! And, as in life, so WILD. And she is your WILD too. You may even see two more her appear and they’ll jump across the reels… not to kill you but to help you win more,” – commented RTG Asia.

“Maybe if she could see herself in the mirror she could change back… would that help? Could that help? It’ll certainly help YOU: when you get three mirrors – the game’s scatter – you get free spins. Get four mirrors and your free spin prize doubles. Five mirrors, it trebles,” it concludes.

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Singapore police arrest 53 persons for illegal gambling

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Police in Singapore have arrested 53 persons, including 47 men and 6 women, whose ages range from 20 to 79, for various gambling-related offences over the last one week.

The Central Police Division conducted the operation with the support of the Central Narcotics Bureau. The police arrested 26 men and one woman from King George’s Avenue, Banda Street, Telok Blangah Crescent and Jalan Bukit Merah. Cash amounting to $3,567 was seized.

Twelve men were also arrested for vice and immigration-related offences along Rowell Road. Four women, who are believed to have advertised sexual services online and carried out vice activities at hotels and rented apartments, were arrested in Syed Alwi Road and Merchant Road.

Nine men and one woman were also arrested for suspected drug-related offences in North Bridge Road, with 235g of drugs seized.

Investigations into these cases are ongoing, said the police. It added that the authorities will continue to clamp down on criminal activities, and that those found engaging in illicit activities will be dealt with sternly in accordance with the law. Those arrested for gambling offences could be fined up to $5,000 and jailed for up to six months if convicted of gaming in public.

 

Source: TheStraitsTimes

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Melco proposes eSports stadium in Japanese casino

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The Hong Kong-based Melco Resorts & Entertainment has proposed to construct an eSports stadium in its planned Japanese resort.

“It is very likely that the esports stadium [will] become one of the key components for our integrated resort in Japan. The content that esports offers will be very diverse, with the advancement of technology, by the time a resort opens in Japan,” – stated Melco’s Chief Financial Officer, Geoffrey Davis for Nikkei Asian Review.

Melco was the first casino operator to open an eSports stadium at its Studio City facility this year in Macau. Geoff Andres, Property President of Studio City Macau at Melco said that eSports is a fast-growing market segment that is constantly innovating and evolving.

“The Japan resort will attract visitors, most likely from the region,” said Davis. “Having relationships with Chinese customers can be a big strength for Melco to contribute to Japan’s inbound tourism,” he added.

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