Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Macau GGR remains headed for 2-4 pct growth in May: Bernstein

Analysts at Bernstein have reaffirmed their Macau GGR forecast for the month of May at 2-4 percent growth, year-on-year. The...

Slow ramp-up expected for Grand Lisboa Palace

SJM’s Grand Lisboa Palace will suffer from s slow ramp up, and likely fall behind schedule for its opening,...

Filinvest ramps up construction at Clark

The Filinvest Group has re-affirmed its investment of more than $200 million into its first-ever integrated casino resort in...

Wynn negotiating possible sale of new Boston property

Wynn Resorts is negotiating the possible sale of the $2.6 Billion Encore Boston Harbor to MGM Resorts, according to media reports.

IGT posts Q1 profit, revenue declines

International Game Technology said Q1 revenue declined as higher machine sales and stable  lottery failed to offset the impact of higher taxes in Italy and lower machine system sales.

Miyagi Prefecture launches public tender for IR advisory firm

The Miyagi Prefectural Government has made a concrete step to enter the IR race by launching a public tender for an advisory firm to assist it in evaluating the possibility of an IR licensing bid.

Kazuo Okada to continue fight against estafa allegations

Kazuo Okada has vowed to make use of all legal options to fight an arrest warrant laid against himself...

Macau must respond to growing regional VIP play: Union Gaming

Regional markets will benefit from the bleeding of Macau VIP play, with Cambodia and Vietnam being the primary beneficiaries,...

Bright future seen for gaming growth

Despite short-term headwinds from China’s slowing economy and trade friction with the U.S., analysts remain optimistic Macau will retain its crown as Asia’s top gaming hub.

What’s in a name?: Effective branding of casino properties

The role of branding in the marketing of casino properties has somewhat lessened in significance over the last two decades. One major reason for this decline in significance are the mergers and acquisitions which have gathered steam during this period. Yet, from the vantage point of the customer, branding remains as important as ever. I would go so far as to argue that despite the consolidation and the consequent rebranding of properties, it behooves casino operators to use the power of individual brands as a key ingredient in their marketing strategy.

 

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...

Asia Gaming Brief launches jobs seeker’s service

Asia Gaming Brief has launched a new job seeker’s service, providing access to the most up-to-date employment opportunities in both the land-based and online...

Meet the featured guests at the Gaming Reunion

The Asia Gaming Tree Reunion Dinner is pleased to introduce some of the featured guests who will be joining us in Macau on May 22 to share their experiences in Asia’s gaming industry. We are delighted to have Danilo Cuneta, Earle Hall...

Asia Gaming Tree Reunion

The Asian gaming industry is set to celebrate another year of stellar growth with the Asia Gaming Tree Reunion Dinner, set for 22nd May 2019 in Macau at Bene - Sheraton Macao Hotel, Sands Cotai Central.

Midsummer Networking Social, 21 June, Manila

We'll be celebrating the solstice once again at the next Asian Gaming Networking Social, to be held from 6.30 - 9.30 on Friday 21...

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