Thursday, October 24, 2019

INTELLIGENCE

Pokie machine

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. 
Online gamer

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.

Of MICE and myths

Japan has made MICE business one of the key pillars of its integrated resort policy, though it’s unlikely to topple Singapore as the regional leader.
Japan, Yokohama (generic)

Yokohama bid holds promise and perils

Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi's announcement that her government would make an IR bid reshaped the licensing race in a way that few other events have done.
Marina Bay Sands

Entry levy hike deters locals

The hike in the casino entrance fee for local Singaporeans is further deterring already declining visitation to the island state’s two integrated resorts by residents, analysts said.
Resorts World Catskills

Genting U.S. expansion raises eyebrows

Genting Malaysia is pushing ahead with its overseas expansion plans, though analysts its acquisition of Empire Resorts will weigh on long-term earnings. 

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India cricket (file)

India, Japan eyed as key emerging markets

Uncertainties caused by instability in Cambodia and the Philippines has prompted operators to search for new markets, with India and Japan top of the list.
Corona entrance

Locals gaming underwhelms

Vietnam’s hotly anticipated locals gaming program has got off to a slow start, with remote locations and red tape cited as key factors in deterring visitation.
Resorts World Catskills

Genting U.S. expansion raises eyebrows

Genting Malaysia is pushing ahead with its overseas expansion plans, though analysts its acquisition of Empire Resorts will weigh on long-term earnings. 
Marina Bay Sands

Entry levy hike deters locals

The hike in the casino entrance fee for local Singaporeans is further deterring already declining visitation to the island state’s two integrated resorts by residents, analysts said.
Japan, Yokohama (generic)

Yokohama bid holds promise and perils

Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi's announcement that her government would make an IR bid reshaped the licensing race in a way that few other events have done.

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...