Macau

The introduction of new KYC measures in ATMs in Macau might have some effect on visitor behaviour, especially regarding spending in entertainment resorts, said Macau’s Secretary for Economy and Finance, Mr Leong Vai Tac to reporters on Thursday.

Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia 2017 is on track for to set all-time records this year, with over 12,000 visitors, including 1,000 top international buyers from 90 countries and regions.

Nearly one-third of the 180 exhibitors participating for the first time; and an anticipated 70+ companies will be demonstrating innovative online gaming solutions – 45 percent of which are new to the expo.

The MGS Entertainment Show (MGS) has been awarded the status of an ‘UFI Approved Event’. UFI has also approved the admission of the Macau Gaming Equipment and Manufacturers Association (MGEMA), owner and organizer of MGS, into full membership of the international authority.

Macau’s VIP market, which was crushed by Beijing’s anti-corruption campaign, has bounced back, unexpectedly leading gross gambling revenue growth in Q1.

Leading online and mobile casino content provider iSoftBet has reached an agreement with Asia-facing live casino developer SA Gaming ahead of G2E Asia 2017.

Having been on the cutting-edge of the online gaming industry, the eSports data and platform provider UltraPlay will show its latest technology innovations and platform’s developments at G2E Asia together with its crucial business partner on the market – Sky City.

Seats for the Asia Gaming Awards (AGAwards), to be held on May 16th at the Parisian Macao, are filling up fast.

The New Macau Gaming Workers' Rights Association handed in a petition calling for the introduction of a trade union law last week.

Quality slots and table games provider Habanero will be revealing the latest additions to its fast-growing portfolio at G2E Asia 2017.

JCM Global will help casino operators throughout Asia-Pacific move beyond transactions to making real connections with their customers at G2E Asia this year.

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