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Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

Lotteries and wagering giant Tatts Group posted a 5.7 percent decline in net profit for the financial year ending June 30, 2017, impacted by fewer major jackpots, and poor weather in the racing season.

Hong KongFriday, Aug 18, 2017

Casino cruise ship operator Genting Hong Kong reported a widened loss of US$203.2 million in 17H1, attributed to an increase in operating and administrative expenses.

MacauFriday, Aug 18, 2017

The MGS Entertainment Show, which is backed jointly by the Macau SAR Government and the largest 150 gaming and entertainment companies in Asia, will challenge conventional thinking in the agenda for its annual summit at the Venetian Macao, November 14-16, 2017.

JapanFriday, Aug 18, 2017

Public hearings on the IR Implementation Bill began on Thursday with the first event held in the Cabinet Office building complex in central Tokyo.

South KoreaThursday, Aug 17, 2017

Hong Kong-listed Landing International Development has announced an agreement with LionsGate Entertainment to develop a theme park at Jeju Shinhwa World integrated resort.

PhilippinesThursday, Aug 17, 2017

The opening of Okada Manila hasn’t cannibalized the gaming revenues of Manila’s integrated resorts, with GGR rising 20 percent, 28 percent and 13 percent quarter-on-quarter in 17Q2, according to a note from Morgan Stanley on Thursday.

MacauThursday, Aug 17, 2017

A substantial shareholder of Amax International Holdings has questioned the casino investor about its recent acquisition of AR/VR technology business, Explicitly Grand Investment Ltd in July.

MacauThursday, Aug 17, 2017

Gaming-focused brokerage Bernstein Research has downgraded SJM to underperform (from market-perform), due to an expected delay in its Grand Lisboa Palace and ramp up challenges.

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