Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Operators woo Japan local governments

The season has come for the sixteen or seventeen interested IR operators to concretely develop their strategies to woo local governments and to position themselves to be chosen as partners.

Operators eye innovation as retail pops

Alongside a rebound in gross gaming revenue, Macau is enjoying a boom in retail sales, with operators seeking to drive further growth through innovative concepts, such as pop-up shops and retail cafes.

Macau visitor arrivals gain 19 percent in August

Visitor numbers to Macau rose 18.7 percent in August, lead by growth from Mainland China, according to information from the Statistics and Census Service.

Gladstone steps down as Ainsworth CEO, to stay with company

Ainsworth Game Technology said Danny Gladstone has chosen to give up his role as CEO, but will remain with the company in another capacity.

VR utilized to promote Beppu bicycle racing

The Tokyo-based firm Jolly Good and Oita Broadcasting System combined forces this past weekend to bring a new VR experience to the Japanese public—“VR Beppu Bicycle Racing.”

Twelve firms submit Yokohama IR information

A dozen companies submitted plans and information to the Yokohama municipal government before the RFI deadline last Friday. Among these, eight were international IR operators, two were domestic property developers, and two were other kinds of Japanese firms.

VIP GGR to benefit from room openings: Bernstein

Macau’s overall gross gambling revenue is likely to rise about 3 percent to 4 percent in September after disruptions caused by Typhoon Mangkhut, though VIP revenue in the coming week may get a boost from new room openings, Bernstein Research says.

EVO makes US debut

Ainsworth Game Technology will showcase an array of fresh content and its upgraded EVO cabinet at G2E.

Crown reports strong interest for Sydney residences

Crown reports strong interest for Sydney residences

Macau hotels still serving sharks fin

Only nine out of 33 hotels have completely removed sharks fin from their menus, Macau News Agency reported marine conservation society BLOOM Hong Kong as saying.

Russia regulator targets Yandex for betting ads

Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service is taking action against web-search company Yandex for distributing gambling ads by Fonbet during the FIFA World Cup, local media reports.

Sands employees get advanced problem gambling training

Nearly 100 Sands China team members attended the company’s annual advanced responsible gaming training programme, which is the only one in Macau offered in coordination with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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PayExpo 2018

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