Macau

Casino operator Melco Crown Entertainment Limited today announced it will be changing its English name to Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited.

Paradise Entertainment says it has seen positive growth in the U.S. from its strategic accord with IGT, which it says will help it expand in overseas markets.

Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia) this year will feature an Integrated Resort Experience (IRE) in direct response to the Macau government’s call to attract a market beyond pure gaming enthusiasts.

Macau Legend Development Ltd. reported a loss of HK$277.5 million (US$35.7 million) for the year ended Dec. 31, 2016, according to the group’s filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Wednesday.

A total of 141 people registered themselves as problem gamblers in the Central Registry System of Individuals with Gambling Disorders.

Gross gaming revenue in Macau over the last week reached MOP 5 billion (US$625 million), implying ADR of MOP 714 million, according to a note from Bernstein on Monday.

Income derived from gaming taxes decreased 5.9 percent year-on-year to MOP 79.5 billion (US$9.9 billion) in 2016, according to data from the Financial Services Bureau (DSF).

Hong Kong-listed Success Dragon International Holdings Ltd has announced the appointment of Mr. Jiang Dan as its new executive director and chief executive officer, with effect March 24, 2017.

Visitors to Macau fell 5.6 percent year-on-year in February, according to data from the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC).

Wynn Macau will raise the wages of non-management staff by between 3 percent and 6.5 percent, the company said.

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