Tag: Coronavirus

Online growth offsets fall in Sweden’s land-based revenues

Online growth offsets fall in Sweden land based revenue
Full year gambling revenue in Sweden came to SEK24.69bn (EUR2.44bn), down just 0.4 percent on the previous year. Declines in land based gaming due to the coronavirus pandemic were offset by growth in the online sector.

Corona is fast forwarding our industry’s development

Paf CEO Christer Fahlstedt Coronavirus
Christer Fahlstedt, CEO of Finnish gaming operator Paf, acknowledges national loss limits represent the shape of things to come but contends that rather than taking an adversarial approach to online gambling, European governments must “shoulder the responsibility” of ensuring the sector is properly regulated.

Aristocrat donates 1,700 food packages in the Philippines

Aristocrat Philippines donations
Aristocrat has partnered with City of Dreams Manila to donate 1,700 food packages to medical infrastructure sites in the Philippines’ capital.

Gary Platt donates face masks to Reno medical center

Gary Platt donation
Reno-based Gary Platt Manufacturing is using its factory to create face masks and has donated a generous supply to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada.

Osaka RFP could be further delayed due to coronavirus

Japan Osaka RFP delay
The regional authorities in Osaka have suggested that the prefecture’s RFP process has been placed on the back-burner while it deals with the immediate issue of the coronavirus pandemic.

TVBET’s live-games growing in popularity globally

TVBet live games growing
With sporting events around the world currently suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, now is a better time than ever for sports betting operators to integrate TVBET’s leading live-games content.

Estoril Sol rolls out ‘simplified layoffs’ at land-based casinos

Casino Estoril Portugal
Estoril Sol, which operates casinos in Estoril, Lisbon and Póvoa de Varzim, has implemented a ‘simplified layoff’ policy at its land based properties

Lei Wai Nong: Macau government will not be considering tax changes for the moment

macau tax coronavirus
Amid the ongoing economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Macau’s government has said that it currently has no plans to introduce tax breaks

Japan pushes forward with IR policy despite coronavirus

Japan Yen coronavirus
Amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, local governments are pushing forward with the necessary groundwork to make a bid for one of Japan’s first three integrated licences, with Wakayama prefecture announcing the launch its RFP process at the end of March.

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