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Casino news today is a leading casino industry related newsletter that features articles written by industry insiders on all current events that have an impact on the casino gambling industry in Singapore. These include articles dealing with new online casino game sites in Singapore, news on mergers and acquisitions, and commentaries on the recent controversies that have come up in the online gambling industry here.
Casino news today also features regular feature stories on the latest happenings in the casino industry across the world including events in Spain, and the iclub where the three major casino companies have made a joint bid to acquire control of the gaming giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. An article discussing the negative effects of the deal was also published.
The casino regulatory authority, the Gaming and Lottery Commission (GMLC), have also started publishing the latest online casino news today in both English and Tamil in line with the GMLC's ongoing policy of giving information to the public on all developments and activities under its jurisdiction. This was done as part of the efforts of the GMLC to facilitate growth and development in the online gambling industry in Singapore. A number of articles on this were also published in casino news today.
A number of topics were discussed in casino news today ranging from the new government scheme, the re-branding of a casino in Singapore, the government's plan to expand the existing slots and casino at Marina Bay Sands into the biggest casino in Asia, the expansion of online gambling in Singapore, the pending sale of a major casino royale property in the country to an American firm and the proposed nationalization of the SMCC. These were some of the topmost casino industry stories of the day that covered topics such as the government's plan to introduce the Gambling Act into the civil law sector.
One story in the casino news today pointed out that despite government assurances, the opposition has raised several issues pertaining to the implementation of the act. The article also reported that the opposition is raising concerns over the proposed casino at Sentosa, saying that it will be incompatible with local businesses that have operated in the area for decades. The proposed casino at Sentosa is still subject to negotiation according to the casino owner however.
There was another article in casino news today that reported that the latest estimate by the Singapore government's economic planning unit shows a slowdown in GDP growth for the first quarter of the year. The slowdown is said to be caused primarily by the drop in tourism due to the London Olympics and London weather. Tourism is one of the country's main sources of revenue and is crucial for the country's economic growth. The slowing of gross domestic product growth in the first quarter is seen as a positive sign for the country's economy.