AGEM releases July 2019 Index

The AGEM Index decreased in July 2019 by 10.38 points to 494.96 points, a 2.1 percent drop from June 2019. The AGEM Index's July 2019 decline was driven by an 8.1 percent decrease in the stock price of Konami Corp. (TYO: 9766), which declined from ¥5,050 to ¥4,640. The stock was responsible for 8.26 points of the AGEM Index's monthly drop. Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ALL:AX) experienced a 0.2 percent stock price drop from AU$30.72 to AU$30.65, which led to a contribution of negative 5.85 points.


The biggest buy-in poker tournament in history ended in the most spectacular surprise when Aaron Zang, (pictured above), a previously unheralded financier from Shanghai, beat some of the world's best known poker players to win the Triton London - A Helping Hand for Charity tournament.

Scientific Games Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results

Continuous Growth across Digital, Lottery and SciPlay with Gaming Well Positioned for Future Growth • In the second quarter, the Company completed the initial public offering of an 18.0% minority interest in its Social gaming business, SciPlay Corporation ("SciPlay"). The total proceeds to Scientific Games including the partial exercise of the over-allotment option were $342 million, of which $30 million was used by SciPlay for IPO fees and general corporate purposes, and the balance enables us to further reduce our debt.