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Aussie Casino Business Faces More Trouble

The latter is currently investigating a casino operator in another state after problems with Crown Resorts and Star Entertainment. Queensland has launched an investigation into Star Activity, which could determine whether a state can hold a gambling licence, following allegations of money laundering. NSW is already investigating Sydney casino activity. New cross-border issues in Queensland could affect Star’s $2.5 billion casino resort licence in central Brisbane next year. A Sydney report has yet to be released, but research shows star chief executive [...]

ASI Closes Deal With New Saudi Operator

Saudi FEC chain Funtura has signed a strategic sourcing partnership with International Entertainment Services in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Funtura Managing Director, Mr. Omar Ebdah with Mr. Prakash Vivekanand of International Entertainment Services at the Southeast Asia Expo 2022 Funtura will soon open in multiple locations in Saudi Arabia and will offer a wide range of entertainment concepts including gaming, adventure and adrenaline activities. The first of these is expected to open in the coming months – a family entertainment channel [...]

WoG Signs New Saudi Channel FEC

Dubai-based reseller Warehouse of Games has struck a lucrative deal with Saudi Arabia’s new FEC channel during the SEA Expo in Riyadh. WoG and FunTura CEO Omar Ebdah lead Nabil Kassim (left) and Yuhanis Nawasreh (right). It was announced at the show that FunTura will open a series of FECs in Saudi Arabia, starting later this year and continuing into next year. After the show, Kasim commented: “It’s been a huge success for us. We’ve signed a lot of good contracts [...]

Queensland New Timezone

Indooroopilly, a suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, is the latest recipient of TEEG’s investment in FEC operations in the country. The TEEG will launch one of its Timezone branches in the heart of the Indooropilly shopping centre – its 52nd in Australia on 1,700sqm. The city, located near the big city of Brisbane, has its new FEC open during school holidays. Timezone and Zone Bowling Australia CEO Kane Fong said: “We are very careful when choosing the right gaming and entertainment options [...]

The Charm of the Crane Machine

The crane machine has been around for dozens of years since its introduction. What makes a crane machine last for so long time? Decoration? Gifts? In addition to satisfying visual tastes, it’s the emotion that players feel at the moment they catch a gift that no other device can give. And it is this magic that drives people to experience crane machines again and again. And how can this feeling be created? In addition to attractive gifts, and rocker that [...]

Giant Joypolis FEC Opens In China

The largest CA Sega Joypolis FEC, and the third in China, opened in Guangzhou several months later than originally planned due to the pandemic. Part of the Junming Paradise Mall in the southern Chinese city, Joypolis features 40 rides and attractions and closely follows the style and content of the original Japanese location that Sega opened before the end of its operations. The two-story site covers 11,000 square meters. CA Sega Joypolis has been owned by China Animation Group for seven [...]

Al Hokair Opens Sparky’s Laser Tag

Saudi Arabia’s leading operator Al Hokair has opened its first Sparky laser tag store in the Al Rashid Mall in Jazan, Saudi Arabia. Sparky’s is an FEC brand owned by Al Hokair, and this is the first time it has been used in a new entertainment area. Jazan is the port city and capital of the Jazan region in northern Yemen. Al Rashid Mall is one of the oldest malls in the area, built over 20 years ago. FEC Fun City has [...]

G2E Asia 2022 in Singapore

G2E Asia is moving forward with its 2022 event, which will be called G2E Asia Special Edition: Singapore, to be held for a year in its traditional Macau. Organizers Reed Exhibitions and the American Gaming Association revealed that the show will take place at Marina Bay Sands from August 24-26. The previously announced event was scheduled to take place at The Venetian Macau from August 30th to September 1st. The move to Singapore is expected to be temporary, with plans to [...]

Mozambique Opens A New Casino

A new casino from the Casino Marina group has opened in Beira, Mozambique, according to reports from African Gaming. Casino Marina’s fourth location is a slots-only venue officially announced by Casino Marina CEO Asanga Warusavitharna. It is located in the Mozambique hotel in the Beira Baixa district. The city’s main casino is located at the Golden Peacock Resort Hotel, which is also managed by Marina Casino. The company is now the largest operator in the country. It now plans to open two [...]

Game Warehouse Reaches Key Deal With Saudi Arabia Over Deal

Warehouse of Games, a leading distributor of amusement machines based in Dubai, concluded with satisfaction the second day of the DEAL exhibition at the World Trade Center in the city. The company has signed an operational development and equipment supply agreement with Asateer Entertainment, one of the fastest growing FEC operators in Saudi Arabia.   Warehouse of Games CEO Nabil Kassim told InterGame: “We are delighted that the show is finally happening. We have a huge booth with lots of games. I [...]