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Top casino execs to meet in Manila in December

Oct 09, 2019 - 8:40 PM

As the Philippines positions itself to be the top gambling destination in Asia, the country prepares to host one of the most highly anticipated gaming expos

Hard work, idealism, and a little help: Game jamming in 48 hours

Mar 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Is it possible to create a fully playable game within 48 hours? With a healthy serving of hard work, idealism, and some help, it can be done!

GAME JAMMERS. Video game developers right after 48 hours of making games. Photo contributed by GUILD

CA junks casino firm's appeal over Bloomberry stocks

Nov 25, 2018 - 8:12 PM

The Court of Appeals affirms a Makati City Regional Trial Court order restraining Global Gaming Philippines from selling stocks in Bloomberry Resorts Corporation

APPELLATE COURT. The facade of the Court of Appeals building. File photo from CA website

Global games market expected to hit $137.9 billion in 2018 – report

May 01, 2018 - 5:35 PM

Newzoo projects about 2.3 billion gamers worldwide in 2018, with around 51% of all gaming revenues – around $70.3 billion – coming from mobile

POKEMON GO. Local gamers play Pokemon Go at the Beitou Park in Taipei on August 23, 2016. Hundreds of local gamers gathering at a local park to chtch the Pokemon Go. File photo by Sam Yeh/AFP

Former partner of Bloomberry can claim 8.7% stake in Solaire

Sep 29, 2016 - 8:00 PM

The dispute stems from Bloomberry s move to terminate its 5 year management agreement with Las Vegas based company Global Gaming Philippines LLC

DISPUTE. Bloomberry chief Enrique Razon Jr (L) had terminated management agreement with Bill Weidner's (R) Global Gaming for 'material breach.' Photo of Razon by Franz Lopez/Rappler. Photo of Weidner by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Pacers, Nuggets to play regular season NBA game in London

Jul 29, 2016 - 12:42 PM

The NBA will return to London for a seventh regular season game in January

PRACTICE. Paul George participates in first full workout since breaking his leg in August 2014. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Next Yao Ming won't come from 'fairydust', says NBA commissioner

Oct 14, 2015 - 3:52 PM

I believe that we’ve just scratched the surface of basketball’s popularity in China says NBA commissioner Adam Silver

GREAT WALL. Yao Ming, seen in a file photo from 2003, put China on the international basketball map during his tenure with the Houston Rockets. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Coach Doc Rivers doesn't want Clippers to play in China

Oct 08, 2015 - 2:45 PM

The Clippers are expected to fly to China to play the Charlotte Hornets but Doc Rivers says he has no interest in playing there

HOME BODY. Clippers coach Doc Rivers (L) would've had no problem playing in Rome, but isn't a fan of going to China. File photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Report: Paul George to visit Philippines next week

Jul 13, 2015 - 1:41 PM

The Indiana Pacers forward is scheduled to visit 3 cities in China and the Philippines

Alba Berlin defeats NBA champion Spurs in Global Games

Oct 09, 2014 - 11:25 PM

Alba became the first German team to beat an NBA side with Jamel McLean scoring the hosts winning points right at the final buzzer to seal a dramatic win

GLOBAL DISASTER. Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs is smothered by Alba defenders. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

LeBron's Cavs to battle Heat in Brazil

Aug 09, 2014 - 3:20 PM

LeBron James will play his first game against his former team when the Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Brazil in October

HOMECOMING. LeBron James won't have to wait long to stick it to his former team. Photo by David Maxwell/EPA

NBA Global Games 2014 goes to 3 continents

Apr 12, 2014 - 1:45 PM

Four countries in 3 continents are set to experience the NBA spectacle up close and personal for this year s NBA Global Games in October

Makati court bars sale of Bloomberry shares

Jan 20, 2014 - 4:14 PM

Bloomberry wins a court order preventing the former manager of its Solaire casino from selling shares in the company

GOODBYE. Solaire casino and resort in Manila fires its management services firm over alleged breach of contract. File photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

Sports in 2013: Stories of resiliency

Dec 24, 2013 - 9:45 AM

Misfortunes struck comebacks were mounted and history was made in the last 365 days Look back on the biggest sports stories

IN PHOTOS: Houston Rockets at the NBA Global Games

Oct 11, 2013 - 8:56 AM

Photos of the Houston Rockets in the NBA Global Games

IN PHOTOS: Indiana Pacers at the NBA Global Games

Oct 11, 2013 - 8:49 AM

Photos of the Indiana Pacers in the NBA Global Games

NBA in Manila: Rockets zoom past Pacers

Oct 10, 2013 - 9:52 PM

The Houston Rockets defeated the Indiana Pacers in their NBA matchup in Manila

FAN FAVORITE. Parsons had the crowd cheering his every move. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Rockets, Pacers expect electric crowd in matchup

Oct 10, 2013 - 5:19 PM

The Rockets and the Pacers expect an electric crowd when they collide in the NBA Global Games

OFF THE BENCH? Granger is expected to bring additional firepower for the reserves. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

HIGHLIGHTS: Houston Rockets vs Indiana Pacers

Oct 10, 2013 - 4:25 PM

Follow updates on the matchup between the Houston Rockets and the Indiana Pacers in Manila

IN PHOTOS: NBA stars, legends teach Pinoys basketball

Oct 09, 2013 - 8:34 PM

NBA stars and legends teach Pinoys basketball basics

IN PHOTOS: Indiana Pacers prepare for NBA Global Games

Oct 08, 2013 - 2:26 PM

The Indiana Pacers prepare for the NBA Global Games

IN PHOTOS: Houston Rockets prepare for NBA Global Games

Oct 08, 2013 - 2:11 PM

The Houston Rockets prepare for the NBA Global Games

Ron Harper: Nobody can beat Michael Jordan

Oct 08, 2013 - 10:12 AM

Former Chicago Bulls guard Ron Harper says nobody can beat Michael Jordan Not even Kobe Bryant

LEGEND IN MANILA. Harper teaches hoops to young kids. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Pacers, Rockets in town for NBA game

Oct 07, 2013 - 11:54 AM

The Houston Rockets and the Indiana Pacers are in town for the NBA Global Games

LINSANITY IN TOWN. Lin and the Rockets have arrived. Photo by Franclu Chua.

NBA fever hits Asia this October

Sep 30, 2013 - 5:57 PM

NBA fever hits Asia this October with the NBA Global Games

LINSANITY HITS MANILA. Lin will visit Manila and his home country for the NBA Global Games. Photo from NBA Asia.

Tapping the potential of PH gaming sector

Sep 24, 2013 - 8:16 AM

To boost the industry a gaming executive says Philippines should focus on outsourcing creativity

Philippines bets on joining gaming elite with Solaire

Mar 16, 2013 - 1:07 PM

Solaire the newly opened casino on Manila Bay is expected to place the Philippines within the radar of Asia s gaming elite

Las Vegas-based casino operator to up stake in Bloomberry

Oct 22, 2012 - 12:58 PM

Las Vegas based Global Gaming Asset Management GGAM may increase its stake and become the second biggest shareholder in Razon led Bloomberry Resorts Inc

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