Thursday, October 24, 2019

Okada Manila EBITDA margin improving

Okada Manila’s EBITDA margin appears to be improving on operational changes, table pricing and an improvement in non-gaming amenities.

Anti-Casino rallies in Osaka and Tomakomai

Casino opponents continue to raise their voices, with rallies this week in Osaka and Tomakomai, both municipalities candidates for an IR development. 

Suspicious betting cases drop 30% in Q3

The number of suspicious betting cases fell 30 percent in Q3 to 50, with the majority related to football and tennis.

Macau warns against illicit “encashment”

The Macau Monetary Authority has warned the public against entities offering illegal “encashment” services in the territory. In a statement,...

Galaxy pitches for Osaka Yumeshima IR

Galaxy Entertainment held a press event in Osaka on Wednesday to make their local pitch, providing competition for MGM Resorts. 

Fire damages SkyCity Auckland convention centre

SkyCity Entertainment Ltd.’s landmark international convention centre in downtown Auckland has been severely damaged and its future is uncertain after a massive fire ripped through the NZ$700 million centre and associated five-star hotel.

International Entertainment appoints new CFO

International Entertainment said Li Shui Keung ceased to be chief financial officer with effect from Oct. 22.

Macau Sept. tourist arrivals gain, overnight guests decline

Tourism arrivals showed strong growth into Macau in September, though government data shows the biggest gains were in the lower spending day tripper category.

Do cashless pokies cause higher losses?

When it comes to gambling, Australians are the world’s biggest losers. Based on average losses, in 2017 every person lost the equivalent of AU$1,000. 

Slow progress seen in Asian online gaming regulation

Asian governments are expected to eventually regulate online gaming, though lack of legislation is still a major factor holding back potential.
 
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Cambodia stops issuing online gambling licenses

Cambodia will no longer issue licenses to online gambling businesses, and all existing licenses will not be renewed when they are expired, the Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said in a directive on Sunday, Xinhua reports.

Stay tuned for upcoming AGB events

It's an exciting year for Asia Gaming Brief, with three upcoming events aimed at exploring the most lucrative opportunities in the Asia gaming industry...

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,...

ASEAN Gaming Summit

      The ASEAN Gaming Summit returns on 17-19 March 2020 at the Shangri-La BGC in Manila, the Philippines for its high-anticipated fourth edition. Following popular demand, the three-day conference aims...

Asia Gaming Summit

Asia Esports Forum

G2E Asia @ The Philippines

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