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Felix Ng

Felix is the Asia Editor and Events Director of the Asia Gaming Brief. He has over a decade of experience developing conferences for industries including gaming, telecoms, investment, biotechnology, and mining. Felix covers gaming technology and innovation and is passionate about developing engaging and eye-catching content for the industry.

Fitch maintains negative ratings watch on MGM Resorts on concession risks

Fitch Ratings has maintained its negative ratings watch on MGM Resorts International, due mainly to  regulatory uncertainty relating to MGM China’s gaming concession in Macau. 

No plans to allow gaming in Dubai: Tourism official

A senior Dubai official says there are no current plans to allow gaming in the emirate, unlike its neighbor Ras Al Khaimah, which will be home to the UAE’s first Wynn Resorts-built casino. 

Paradise Co. to benefit most from Japan-Korea travel resumption

South Korean casino operator Paradise Co. is set to be one of the key beneficiaries from a reopening of air- travel between Korea and Japan, given their historic reliance on Japanese tourists, says Shinhan Investment Corp. analyst Ji InHae. 

Wynn Macau Q1 results fall on subdued visitation

Wynn Resorts’ Macau operations continue to be impacted by Covid-19 related travel restrictions and conditions, with operating revenues and EBITDA falling year-on-year. 

Wynn Resorts to revamp Macau VIP rooms, develop land parcels

Wynn Resorts has revealed plans to revamp its former VIP rooms at its two Macau properties, whilst revealing that its holding three undeveloped land parcels to “expand our business considerably” in Macau.

LRWC revamps BingoPlus brand months after launching online bingo

Months after being granted permission to operate Philippines’ first online bingo offering, Leisure & Resorts World Corp (LRWC) has announced it is revamping its BingoPlus brand in order to tap into the mobile-savvy gaming customer. 

SkyCity extends debt covenant relief in case of further disruptions

SkyCity Entertainment on Tuesday advised it has secured a number of debt covenant waivers as a contingency in the event that the pandemic causes further disruptions in the near-term. 

GoldenRace presents new motor racing game: Grand Prix Indianapolis 60

GoldenRace, a virtual sports provider, has recently released its latest innovation, Grand Prix Indianapolis 60.

Sands China launching new post-maternity benefits

Sands China Ltd. is launching a new set of post-maternity benefits for team members, allowing postpartum mothers to work one less hour per shift and enjoy more regular shifts.

Maybank cuts EPS expectations for Genting Malaysia as omicron drags

Maybank Investment Bank has cut its profitability expectations for Genting Malaysia for the full-year ending December 31, 2022, with omicron continuing to weight on hotel performance at Resorts World Genting.