Friday, October 19, 2018

Tomakomai leads in Hokkaido IR race

The Experts Committee established by Hokkaido Governor Harumi Takahashi held its third meeting on Wednesday and declared that among...

Policymakers discuss gambling addiction measures

Makoto Nakagawa, deputy-secretary general of the Abe Cabinet’s Office of Integrated Resort Regime Promotion—an elite bureaucrat and arguably the single-most influential individual at this juncture when it comes to designing specific policies related to the establishment of Japan’s IR industry—remained for the entire three hours of an event in Tokyo on Thursday that discussed public policymaking regarding anti-gambling addiction countermeasures in Canada.

Tabcorp shareholders vote against executive bonus scheme

Shareholders of Australia-listed Tabcorp are up in arms over the company’s decision to ramp-up the bonuses awarded to its...

Studio City raises $359 million in US IPO

Studio City International Holdings raised a total of $359.4 million in its U.S. Initial Public Offering on Wednesday, with...

China strikes down horse-racing, gambling on Hainan Island

China’s Hainan island will not allow any form of horse racing, casinos or gambling, according to comments from Hainan's...

Golden Nugget casino proposes merger with Caesars: Reuters

Tilman Fertitta, owner of the Golden Nugget Casinos, has reportedly approached U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment with a merger...

Mass market GGR continues to shine in 18Q3

Mass market GGR rose 19.2 percent year-on-year in 18Q3, while VIP GGR increased only 3.6 percent in Macau in...

Delta Corp casino revenue exceeds expectations in 18Q3

India casino operator Delta Corp reported a 10 percent increase in net profit for the three months ended 30...

Trade war creates headwinds for Macau gaming stocks

Macau gaming stocks are feeling the heat from the trade war between the U.S. and China, falling to their lowest levels in a year, with some analysts cutting their growth forecasts on concern for a slowdown in China’s economy.

Time to move the regulatory goalposts

There is no question that the global sports betting market is massive and growing fast. According to figures from respected statistics company, Statista, the global gross gaming yield now stands at about $400 billion, with the majority of that generated in Asia.

 

MGS Entertainment Show 2018

SiGMA 2018