Wednesday, June 26, 2019

U.S. operator’s concessions should be safe from trade war: Bernstein

Heightening tension from the U.S.-China trade war has renewed concerns of U.S. casino operators in Macau losing their licenses.  However,...

Hokkaido poll shows sharp rise in opposition to IR development

If a new poll by the Hokkaido Shinbun is to be believed, public opinion in the northernmost prefecture has shifted strongly in opposition to an IR bid.

Japan regional areas gain increasing cut of foreign tourists

The government’s latest White Paper on Tourism again demonstrates that foreign tourists visiting Japan are increasingly moving beyond the major urban areas of the Kanto, Kansai, and Nagoya regions.

Caesars Entertainment may revert focus to US market

Tom Reeg, chief executive officer of Eldorado, raised eyebrows among Asia observers by suggesting that the new Caesars Entertainment would be focused on the United States IR market, perhaps exclusively.

Lao official proposes increasing casino levy to 50 percent

Casino operators in Laos may be subject to a 50 percent levy on casino and casino games, should a...

IHG and Sands China announce InterContinental Alliance Resorts partnership

IHG, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, and Sands China Ltd. announced today that The Venetian Macao and...

Diamond Fortune releases a proposal for Primorye casino

An investor in the Primorye gambling zone, Diamond Fortune Holding Prim, has presented its proposal for Imperial casino, which...

Primorye expects continued visitation surge from Korea

Konstantin Shestakov, head of the Primorye Territory tourism department expects a continued influx of tourists from South Korea and...

Online Gaming: Bad Bet for Saipan?

So far, Saipan’s experience with gaming has been like a rollercoaster ride: a near-vertical climb, followed by a precipitous...

China investors eye online gaming startups

India’s booming online gaming market is attracting a flood of investment from mainland China as Beijing steps up efforts to regulate video games at home.

 

Be socially responsible

Social responsibility has become an indispensable part of corporate operations. More than ever, companies are feeling obliged to change the way they run their...

AGB receives government endorsement for Mekong Gaming Summit

Asia Gaming Brief is delighted to announce that it has received official endorsement from H.E. Academician General Aun Pornmoniroth, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of...

Offering table games and more

Table game technology has come a very long way from the days of the “dumb table”. As operators and their customers become more demanding,...

The best gaming story ever told

The Asia Gaming Tree Reunion, held on May 22 at Bene Sheraton at Sands Cotai Central, is set to be an eventful night. Not...

Australasian Gaming Expo & Seminar 2019

Featuring well over 200 exhibitors, and welcoming more than 6,000 attendees across 19,000 square meters of exhibition space, the Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the biggest hospitality...

Mekong Gaming Summit 2019

Due to take place at the Sofitel in Phnom Penh from 10-11 September 2019, the Mekong Gaming Summit 2019 will gather operators, regulators, ministers,...

Korea Gaming Congress

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