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Zitro ready to expand further in Asia

George Miller

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Zitro has announced its presence at the upcoming ASEAN Gaming Summit from the 19th to 21st of March in Manila, Philippines. At this summit, operators from the region will be able to see how Zitro has transformed from being the world leader in Video Bingo, to a leading global gaming supplier that can call the hottest video slot product on the market, Link king, its own.

As Nadège Teyssedre, Sales Director of Zitro for EMEA comments: “We started deploying the Bryke Video Slot products just a little over 2 years ago on a global scale, and by today, we do not only have the a deep and diverse product library, combined with the cutting-edge and ultra-slim cabinet Fusion, but we also have the recognition of the operators all around the world, converting Zitro into an absolute sure bet, wherever we place our games. We have been very active in Asia, specifically in the Philippines, for various years, thanks to our extremely popular Video Bingo Products, and now with the proven Bryke games, we are ready to enter into new markets in the region and expand Zitro’s presence even further.”

Since last year, Zitro has targeted the Asian market directly and has enforced it’s technical and commercial infrastructure in Manila. The last addition to the team is Rodney Hall, an industry veteran that has joined the company to lead the Asian team and its commercial efforts reporting to Nadège Teyssedre. “I have rarely seen such an impressive growth of a company in our industry and I am delighted to be part of this incredible team and trust that with Zitro’s leading products and my expertise, we will take Zitro in Asia to the next level”, Rodney stated firmly.

Nadège Teyssedre and Rodney Hall will both be present at ASEAN in Manila the 19th to 21st of March.

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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New Chief Executive Promises to protect Macau’s Gaming and Tourism Industry

Niji Narayan

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Ho Iat Seng, the new Chief Executive of Macau, has promised to protect the future of Macau’s gaming and tourism industries.

Speaking at a media conference in Beijing, Ho pointed to the “one country, two systems” principle and national security law as playing an important role in the stability of the city which in turn was vital to its ongoing prosperity.

“One can see that Macau has been doing quite well over the past 20 years in the one country aspect, including the enactment of a national security law. With such legislation, we can prevent interference by foreign influences. If they dare to come to intervene, we will make use of our law to safeguard the one country. We won’t allow foreign influences to have a hand in Macau’s affairs,” Ho said.

“Macau cannot afford to fall into chaos. Macau is a tourism city. Our major revenue comes from tourism and the gaming industry. We need to protect people’s livelihood,” Ho added.

Asked about the impending expiration of Macau’s six gaming concessions and sub-concessions in 2022 and the progress of plans for re-tendering, Ho explained that a draft had already been developed which would be refined and amended once the new administration takes over in December.

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Goa CM Says Casinos are Essential for Tourism in the State

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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has assessed the importance of casinos in the state and told that they are a very important part of the tourism industry as they attract tourists.

“During one of the media interviews, I was asked whether I support casinos. Casinos are one of the important parts of tourism as they attract tourists… of course, it is there,” Sawant said.

“We are getting direct and indirect revenue from the tourism industry. Now it depends on the stakeholders how to grow the industry, while the government can provide necessary infrastructure for them. We want to make it 100%,” Sawant added.

The Government of Goa has recently announced plans to ban residents from entering casino floors. However, the authorities did not set any timeline for the implementation of such a controversial measure.

“I am of the opinion that Goans should not be allowed in casinos. The Goa Gambling Policy makes it clear that casinos are allowed only for tourism purpose and not for Goans to visit. We have to sit and fix a date to ban Goa residents from casinos. They would be barred from entering offshore and onshore casinos,” Sawant said.

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Osaka City Planning Council Agrees to Change Yumeshima as Commercial Zone

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The Osaka City Planning Council has agreed to change Yumeshima island to a commercial zone from its current status as an industrial or semi-industrial zone. The change in status of the zone is to promote Yumeshima as an international tourist hub and develop an integrated resort (IR).

“We will guide reasonable land usage for the purpose of creating a new international tourism hub on the coastal area. It is easily accessible from the city and it is possible to secure a large amount of land,” the Council said.

Yumeshima, an artificial island in Osaka Bay, will host the World Expo 2025. Japan is planning to develop integrated resorts before the World Expo 2025. The development of Yumeshima will be worth around JPY 95.4 billion. The city will extend its Osaka Metro Central Line and will connect Yumeshima to the city.

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