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Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

MGM China’s Q4 revenue gained 10 percent, pulled up by the mass market, which benefited from a gain in both volume and hold percentage.

South KoreaTuesday, Feb 20, 2018

LongRunn International, a Chinese real estate and resorts developer, has reportedly agreed to construct a $4.5 billion property near the Incheon International Airport in South Korea.

MacauTuesday, Feb 20, 2018

Gross gambling revenue over the Chinese New Year period was disappointing, despite higher visitation to Macau, according to Bernstein analysis.

Pacific IslandsTuesday, Feb 20, 2018

Imperial Pacific International said it “repudiates all allegations of wrongdoing” published in an investigative article by Bloomberg looking into its operations on Saipan.

New ZealandTuesday, Feb 20, 2018

New Zealanders spent 5.7 percent more in FY 2016/17 on gambling activities, with lotteries claiming a large increase at the expense of pokies, racing, sports betting, and casinos, the latest figures from the country’s regulator show.

JapanTuesday, Feb 20, 2018

George Tanasijevich, managing director of global development at Las Vegas Sands, recently presented a survey in central Tokyo, which for the first time, indicated that a majority of the Japanese public supports the establishment of IRs in their nation—at least when the question is asked in a particularly leading manner.

AustraliaMonday, Feb 19, 2018

Nick Xenophon, an Australian politician and anti-gambling crusader, has modified his previously hardline approach to the pokies industry, backing away from earlier pledges to push for an all out ban in South Australia.

Monday, Feb 19, 2018

Wynn Resorts has agreed a separation package with former Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn, under which he will receive no severance, or compensation, and will need to leave his residence at the beginning of June.

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