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  • G2E Asia 2018 closes with a Record-Breaking Edition

    Asia’s must-attend gaming and entertainment industry event boasts record-breaking attendance with an incomparable show floor and conference highlights Macau – May 15-17, 2018 - Global Gaming Expo (G2E)...

    Page 2018-08-24

  • MGM Cotai announces February 13 grand opening

    7 Feb 2018 MGM Cotai will have its official grand opening on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, according to a media invitation sent on Tuesday. A series of press events will be organized on the day, including a...

    Page 2018-02-12

  • 2018 in Focus: Cambodia, Bitcoin and Regulatory Change

    4 Jan 2018 The Year of the Dog is about to dawn in Asia, with most gaming markets in the region starting on a positive note after a strong 2017. The focus this year is likely to be on emerging markets,...

    Page 2018-01-15

  • Macau Casino GGR Posts 19pct Growth in Full-2017: Govt

    Jan 01, 2018 Macau’s accumulated casino gross gaming revenue (GGR) for full-year 2017 grew by 19.1 percent compared to the tally for 2016, according to data released on Monday by the city’s regulator, the...

    Page 2018-01-15

  • Cagayan Promises Better Infrastructure, Security

    20 Dec 2017 Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) CEO Raul Lambino told a forum that CEZA is implementing initiatives and various infrastructure support projects, particularly the rehabilitation of...

    Page 2018-01-02

  • Macau GGR up at Least 19pct in FY2017: Analysts

    Dec 19, 2017 Market-wide casino gross gaming revenue (GGR) in Macau is likely to go up at least 19.3 percent in full year 2017 compared to 2016, according to estimates by two brokerages. That would mean...

    Page 2017-12-22

  • Macau Casino GGR up 22 Pct in October: Govt

    1 Nov 2017 Casino gross gaming revenue (GGR) in Macau rose by 22.1 percent year-on-year in October, to MOP26.63 billion (US$3.31 billion), according to data released on Wednesday by the city’s Gaming...

    Page 2017-11-06

  • Macau’s The 13 sets March 2018 Opening Goal Amid Hotel Default Fears, Confirms Casino Ambitions

    22 Oct 2017 The 13 Holdings has revealed a revised opening date of “on or before” 31 March 2018 following the announcement of a proposed issuance of rights issue shares to the value of HK$973 million,...

    Page 2017-11-06

  • Genting Hong Kong to Delist from SGX

    3 Oct 2017 Genting Hong Kong is looking to delist from the Singapore Stock Exchange and maintain only a single primary listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Genting said a single listing in Hong Kong...

    Page 2017-11-06

  • Macau Gaming Likely Softer Pre-Golden Week

    19 Sep 2017 A slight slowing in late September regarding consumer demand for Macau casino gambling – prior to the expected peak holiday period of October Golden Week – would be likely to contribute to a...

    Page 2017-11-06

  • Philippines President Duterte axes all online gambling in the country, or maybe not

    In a sweeping move seen as the reversal of an earlier pledge to allow online gambling operations in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the plug pulled on all online gambling in the...

    Page 2017-03-15

  • Casino capitals hedge bets with hospitality, entertainment

    NEW YORK/HONG KONG/SINGAPORE -- Key locales in the global casino market are doubling down in related fields such as entertainment -- a strategy that is working better in the gambling mecca of the U.S. than...

    Page 2017-03-15

  • Cambodia casino tax rake jumps 40 percent in 2016

    14 Mar 2017 Tax revenue collected from Cambodia’s casinos jumped by about 40 percent in 2016 helped by increasing volumes, government efforts to improve tax collection and an accord with the country’s...

    Page 2017-03-15

  • MLS Commissioner ready to back legalized sports betting

    14 Mar 2017 Don Garber, the commissioner of Major League Soccer said he is ready to back legalized sports betting in the U.S. if it is properly regulated. The MLS commissioner was in Austin, Texas on...

    Page 2017-03-15

  • Indian Poker wars heat up

    13 March 2017 Gaming machine manufacturer International Gaming Technology (IGT) saw its net income in the fourth quarter of last year hit 217.4 per cent of the value of the same quarter in 2015, according...

    Page 2017-03-13

  • IGT mixed end-quarter results stir caution

    13 March 2017 Gaming machine manufacturer International Gaming Technology (IGT) saw its net income in the fourth quarter of last year hit 217.4 per cent of the value of the same quarter in 2015, according...

    Page 2017-03-13

  • Casino workers wage rises, dealer numbers fall

    The total number of people working in Macau’s gaming sector fell by 0.8 percent at the end of the fourth quarter last year, with dealer numbers dropping by 2.4 percent, though wages were higher. According...

    Page 2017-03-09

  • Sky Vegas launches Blueprint’s Free Spins

    7 March 2017 Sky Vegas is rolling out the Free Spins promotional tool from Blueprint Gaming after a successful trial period. The tool will feature on all upcoming Blueprint games, as well as collaborations...

    Page 2017-03-09

  • MGA awards first B2B lottery betting licence

    8 March 2017 The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has granted its first B2B Class 4 platform licence to host and manage betting on the outcome of lotteries to Lotto Warehouse. The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA)...

    Page 2017-03-09

  • First Japan IR likely to open 2022

    Japan’s first integrated resort will likely open in early 2022 following the safe passage of the country’s “IR Promotion Bill” through the upper house. Despite earlier objections by committee chairman...

    Page 2017-02-23 2016-12-23

  • Yantarnaya gambling zone opens first casino

    The Yantarnaya gambling zone saw the opening of its first casino earlier this week, local media reports. Named the Sobranie casino, the facility has been operating in “technical mode" and open 24 hours a...

    Page 2017-02-23 2017-01-09

  • China – Analysts believe Macau will grow in 2017

    Despite Macau’s GGR falling for the third year in a row, analysts believe that 2017 will prove a turning point for the resurrection of the industry’s revenue growth. Macau’s GGR dropped by 3.3 per cent to...

    Page 2017-02-23 2017-01-09

  • Malaysia embarks on 3-year journey to build casino cruise ship

    Malaysian company Podiumspot Capital Group is gearing up to start working on what it claims will be the world’s largest casino cruise ship, the Crusino. Malaysia embarks on 3-year journey to build casino...

    Page 2017-02-23 2017-01-09

  • Sochi casino grand opening today

    The Sochi Casino and Resort, a five-star complex located on the Gorki Gorod mountain resort officially opens its doors today. “Sochi Casino and Resort is a project with a unique concept for Russia in the...

    Page 2017-02-23 2017-01-09

  • Geoff Freeman explores diversification to keep up with the changing casino gaming market

    Source: American Gaming Association President Geoff Freeman discusses how the decline in revenues is challenging Macau’s casino sector to diversify in order to keep up with the changing...

    Page 2017-02-22

  • Studio City 3.6 pct mass table share in Nov: Bernstein

    Studio City – Macau's first major new casino resort to open with no junket rooms– generated approximately MOP278 million (US$34.8 million) in casino gross gaming revenue (GGR) for mass table games in...

    Page 2017-02-22

  • Macau to see mass market-led recovery: Fitch

    Fitch Ratings Inc says the rating and outlook for Macau's gaming sector in 2016 remain stable, as casino revenues are expected to stabilise next year. The ratings house expects Macau's gaming revenues to...

    Page 2017-02-22

  • Macau govt to continue push for non-gaming in resorts

    The Macau government would continue to promote development of non-gaming elements at the new casino resorts that are being opened on Cotai between now and the end of 2017, the city’s Chief Executive,...

    Page 2017-01-13

  • Casino will pull out of Vietnam

    French distributor Casino wants to relieve 2 billion euro from its debt thanks to real estate sales in Thailand and Colombia and the sale of its Vietnamese activities. Stock value halved During a general...

    Page 2017-01-13

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