Macau

A group of workers from MGM China has urged an investigation into MGM’s new high-tech gaming tables that have allegedly been causing discomfort amongst workers.

Melco Resorts & Entertainment’s Studio City won 1st Runner-Up Award at the CEM ‘Macau Energy Saving Contest 2017’, whilst Altira Macau garnered the Excellence Award.

Macau is expected to see a slight increase in visitors during the Lunar New Year period, said MGTO head Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes on Wednesday.

Macau GGR in January came in higher than analyst expectations, reaching MOP 26.3 billion (US$3.3 billion) in the month, representing a year-on-year increase of 34.6 percent.

Macau will post another year of double-digit revenue gains in 2018, though the VIP sector, which drove the recovery last year, is expected to slow, analysts say.

Sands China and the University of Macau on Tuesday honoured the third group of graduates for completing the one-year Diploma Programme in Business Management.

The head of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said there is no guarantee that MGM Cotai will open by Chinese New Year.

Around 2,000 workers from MGM China staged a protest on Monday over pay inequality, bonuses and working conditions.

A couple has been accused of embezzling HK$415,000 (US$53,000) worth of chips from a Macau casino.

Macau’s gaming regulator has expressed concern regarding recent accusations against Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn.

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