27, Mar, 2018

The proposed Boracay resort to be developed in partnership between Galaxy Entertainment Group and Leisure and Resorts World Corp. (LRWC) will not be a “mega casino” but rather, a family oriented leisure destination.

27, Mar, 2018

Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc., owner and operator of Resorts World Manila (RWM), saw a decline in net revenue and profits for the year ended December 31, 2017.

26, Mar, 2018

More Singaporeans are participating in gambling compared to three years ago, according to a survey by the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), local media reports.

The survey, which is run every three years, showed that 52 percent of Singaporean residents aged 18 had participated in at least one form of gambling activity last year, up 8 percentage points compared to 44 percent in 2014. The median betting sum was $30, up from $20 in 2014.

25, Mar, 2018

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a lookout bulletin against Kazuo Okada, who is now facing two counts of fraud and perjury.

22, Mar, 2018

Steve Wynn’s announcement he is selling some, or all, of the 12 percent stake in the company he founded may open the door for Malaysia’s Genting to enter the Macau market, Bloomberg argues in an analysis.

22, Mar, 2018

China’s VIPs are once again driving gross gambling revenue across the region, with the Philippines tipped as being one of the best-placed jurisdictions to take a slice of the high-roller pie.

In 2017, VIP revenue in Macau staged an unexpectedly strong come-back, gaining 26.7 percent  far outpacing the 10.4 percent growth in the mass market. However, since China’s crackdown on corruption VIPs are increasingly looking at alternative jurisdictions and have increasing choice across Asia.

22, Mar, 2018

With competition for customers in jurisdictions such as Macau intensifying, casino operators are realizing the vital role played by their employees in customer retention, but the strategies being used to foster employee engagement, such as higher salaries, are largely ineffective.

22, Mar, 2018

The Philippines eGames industry is expected to grow significantly in the years ahead, with expansion likely to be seen in floor space, rather than in venue numbers, said a panel of experts at ASEAN Gaming Summit.

21, Mar, 2018

Galaxy Entertainment Group said it plans to build a low-rise, eco-friendly resort on Boracay, which will be its first project outside of Macau.

20, Mar, 2018

Malaysia’s Genting Group is planning an integrated resort on Boracay island at the Savoy Hotel, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp Chair Andrea Domingo told reporters at the ASEAN Gaming Summit.

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