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SUPPLIER SPECIAL REPORT 50 BETCONSTRUCT

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etConstruct, with a recently inaugurated office in Taipei, Taiwan, came closer to its existing and future partners in Asia. The company heads to this year’s Macao Gaming Show with an enhanced product line up. “Asia is a sophisticated gaming and betting market due to its diversified political environments and policies. The gaming events in Macau are attractive to this region’s key players. We cherish the chance to meet our partners and discuss product development strategies face to face,” says Lichun Hsiao, head of BetConstruct Regional Office in Asia. Everything BetConstruct offers will be showcased in Macau, including the recent Sportsbook developments, such as new margin, limit management and liability tools. Now partners have greater freedoms to choose which sports, competitions and markets they offer to players. They will also enjoy the enhanced ability to affect the competitiveness of their odds. Since BetConstruct unveiled its Asian View Sportsbook, it has been refining localised versions of Sportsbook that appeal to Asian players. BetConstruct’s Sportsbook offering is empowered by Sports Data Solutions, Agent

System, Retail Betting Shop Solutions, etc. BetConstruct will also present its greatly enlarged RNG and Live Dealer Casino Suites, along with Virtual Sports and Games, Poker, Skill Games, Social Gaming, etc. “We have comprehensive gaming products and services, 24/7 technical support and allembracing marketing tools,” says Lichun Hsiao. “Our Asian office is dedicated to offering intuitive and localized service for partners in Asia. Such approach will eliminate the language barrier and, most importantly, lead to fast and responsive support.” The BetConstruct team will be located at stand AD25 at the show.

Online services demand

aming testing laboratory and technical consultancy BMM Testlabs, is pleased to be exhibiting at the Macau Gaming Show. One of the important topics BMM will be discussing at MGS will be the increase in demand for online services. Yu-Chiang Lim, director business development for Asia commented, “During 2016 BMM Testlabs in Asia has partnered with an increasing number of customers to provide market entry guidance and compliance testing services for online gaming products, including RNG games.” Lim continued, “Market knowledge and technical expertise are critical to meeting product release plans in the Asian markets. BMM benefits from local offices managed and staffed by Asian locals, strong regulatory relationships and continued partnerships with local institutes like the Macau Polytechnic. These factors all enable BMM Asia to provide their customers with a deep understanding of the technical and regulatory requirements for their online RNG games in the various Asian markets.”

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Lim added, “BMM provides substantial benefits to our customers by delivering higher quality services, shorter time-to-market and controlled costs. Customers are recognizing these superior services, and this is why BMM Testlabs continues to be the number one gaming certification testlab in Asia and around the world.” BMM encourages any manufacturer with questions regarding online, technical compliance, technical standards or market entry to visit BMM’s booth at MGS and talk to their industry experts. Visit BMM at Stand U32.

he Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) is a government-owned and controlled corporation that was created by virtue of Republic Act 7922, otherwise known as the “Cagayan Special Economic Zone Act of 1995”. Under Republic Act 7922, CEZA has the authority to operate or license tourism-related activities including games, amusements, recreation and sports facilities, independent from and duly recognized by Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR). Its gaming regulatory operations meet the highest and strictest industry standards and are commensurate with best industry practices. For over a decade, First Cagayan Leisure and Resort Corporation (FCLRC)—the duly appointed Master Licensor of the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA)—has regulated all activities pertaining to the licensing and operation of interactive games on behalf of CEZA. FCLRC (a subsidiary of Leisure and Resorts World Corporation—a publicly-listed corporation at the Philippine Stock Exchange) has been developing the jurisdiction with state-of-art technology and infrastructure to create one of the world’s leading interactive gaming jurisdictions. Beyond licensing, it offers value-added services ranging from business-related (i.e. legal consultation services, technical and technological expertise, pre-opening setup and post-opening operation assistance) to leisure and family oriented care, to guarantee a peace-of-mind business environment and enhance a hassle-free lifestyle with work-life balance. To assure protection, comfort and ease of doing business for both its online gaming operators and their clients, it is under both CEZA and FCLRC’s responsibility to accord gaming operators the opportunity to be part of a promising business environment and to provide a strategic base to penetrate the gaming markets of the Asia-Pacific Region and the rest of the world.


AGBriefings November 2016