Caesars Entertainment Corp produced a narrowed net loss of $375 million in 2017, due mainly to a $2 billion tax benefit offset by $2.3 billion on restructuring expenses and debt extinguishment.

Sales in China lottery tickets surged 31.4 percent year-on-year in January, reaching around CNY38.3 billion, or US$6.1 billion, according to China’s Ministry of Finance.

Australia-listed Silver Heritage Group reported a widened loss for the year ended December 31, 2017, according to a preliminary annual report filed on Thursday.

Scientific Games recorded a narrowed net loss of $242.3 million in 2017, with revenues, operating income and adjusted EBITDA seeing year-on-year improvement across its business segments.

Macau casino operator SJM Holdings recorded a group-wide decline in profit in 2017, forfeiting market share in mass and VIP during the year.

While bad luck affected its Macau operations, casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) reported a 67 percent increase in net profit for the full year 2017. Total gaming revenue for the group went up 17 percent year-on-year, with mass and VIP revenue up 15 and 19 percent year-on-year, respectively.

Headaches caused by a former Thai junket impacted the earnings of Australia-listed Donaco International in the first half of the 2018 fiscal year.

Australian gaming supplier Ainsworth Technology saw its profit after tax more than half during the first half of the 2018 fiscal year, due in part to a fall in domestic revenue, as well as a one-off tax adjustment realized in the prior year.

An overall decline in Japan’s pachinko and pachislot business has continued to take its toll on the country’s pachinko operators.

Universal Entertainment Corporation, operator of Okada Manila, recorded a net loss of JPY 13.4 billion for 2017 fiscal year, due mainly to an operating loss from its casino and resorts business.