Mainland China

Lottery service provider Ltd posted a narrower loss in 17Q1, due mainly to an increase in mobile gaming and sports information services revenue.

Chinese top official Zhang Dejiang has pledged to better facilitate the flow of people between Macau and the mainland by streamlining measures in Macau’s visa process.

Lottery service provider MelcoLot Ltd. recorded a narrowed loss of HK$2.2 million (US$282,600) for the three month period ended March 2017, compared to a loss of HK$5.2 million for the same quarter in 2016.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. today announced the launch of a new partnership with online and mobile commerce company Alibaba Group.

The Crown Resorts staff currently detained in China have officially had their case handed to local prosecutors.

LiNiu Technology Group, formerly known as Iao Kun Group Holding Company Ltd. reported a net loss of $215 million in the full-year 2016, compared to net income of $5.1 million in 2015.

China and the Philippines have held a joint operation cracking down on online gambling sites in the Philippines targeting mainland Chinese.

Zhang Dejiang will make a two-day visit to Macau early this month and is expected to make a major announcement during the trip, the South China Morning Post reported.

Casino cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line today took delivery of Norwegian Joy, the brand’s fifteenth ship and the first custom-designed for the Chinese cruise market.

Iao Kun Group Holding Company Ltd has announced it is changing its name to LiNiu Technology Group.