Friday, April 19, 2024

Roland Landers

Roland Landers
Roland Landers is the CEO of the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF). Roland is an accomplished leader in Gaming & Sport business with comprehensive experience of over two decades in managing & executing strategic initiatives that have contributed to profitable business growth.


Las Vegas Sands eyes on Thailand

Las Vegas Sands CEO Rob Goldstein has once again confirmed the company's interest in Thailand, responding to inquiries from investment bank analysts regarding the company’s 1Q24 results.

Shin Hwa to raise $39.6M via rights issue

Hong Kong-listed casino developer Shin Hwa World Ltd has announced a series of capital reorganization measures, including plans to raise HK$263.7 million ($39.6 million) via a rights issue.

LET Group targets profit conversion after $31.2M loan repayment

Hong Kong-listed LET Group Holdings Ltd. aims to convert its share of losses in a joint venture into an accounting profit.

Bloomberry’s Solaire Resort North to open on May 25th

The Philippines' leading gaming operator, Bloomberry Resorts Corp., has announced plans to unveil its Solaire Resort North casino complex by May 25th.

Aristocrat finalizes all regulatory approvals for NeoGames acquisition

Aristocrat Leisure Limited has announced that it has finalized ‘all necessary regulatory pre-approvals’ for its acquisition of iLottery and iGaming solutions provider NeoGames.

The Star Gold Coast CEO tenders resignation

The Star has announced yet another departure from its corporate leadership, with Jessica Mellor – CEO of The Star Gold Coast - tendering her resignation.

Macau CAA gives green light for more flights and routes

Macau’s Civil Aviation Authority (AACM) has outlined upcoming changes to scheduled flights, signaling a positive shift for air travel in the region.

Commissioner acknowledges ‘prejudice’ in IPI case, lawyer claims company has no money

Two developments surrounding Commissioner Martin Mendiola and Attorney Michael Chen have made headlines this week.

Chinese Embassy endorses Philippines in addressing the ‘root causes’ of POGOs

The Embassy of China in the Philippines, on Thursday, has issued a statement emphasizing its support for the Philippine Government in addressing the 'root causes' of issues stemming from the offshore gambling industry.

Macau received 585K foreign visitors in 1Q24, reaching 68% of 2019 levels

Macau is still working on bringing more international visitors to improve the pace of its recovery. In the first quarter of the year, the city received 585,000 international visitors out of a total of 8.9 million visitor arrivals. This means international visitors accounted for only about 6.6 percent of the total visitors.

PAGCOR appoints lawyer Wilma Eisma as new President and COO

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has announced the appointment of lawyer Wilma Eisma as the new President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), making her the first woman to hold the position of President and COO.

MGTO anticipates 130k visitors daily during Labor Day holiday

Helena de Senna Fernandes, Head of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), projects that Macau may receive an average of 150,000 inbound tourists per day during the Labor Day Golden Week. The projection surpasses the numbers seen during the Cheng Ming and Easter holidays.

Supreme Court decision to determine fate of India’s online gaming: lawyers

An Indian Supreme Court decision over gaming taxation will hold significant implications for an industry grappling with regulatory uncertainties and divergent tax rulings across the country, legal analysts consider.

Sands China sees massive EBITDA increase as 1Q24 shines

Sands China has reported a 53.3 percent increase in adjusted property EBITDA for its Macau operations in the first quarter, while Marina Bay Sands was also up by over 50 percent during the period.

Entain records good progress, increase in active customers

Gambling giant Entain has surprised analysts with its resilience in the face of challenging market conditions.

Macau 1Q mass GGR at 112% of 1Q19 levels

In Q1, Macau Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR) experienced a 6 percent quarter-on-quarter growth, reaching MOP57 billion ($7.06 billion), equivalent to 75 percent of pre-COVID-19 levels.

Crown Melbourne unveils first new venue as part of redevelopment

Crown has revealed the latest addition to its redevelopment plans with the introduction of ‘The Henley at Crown Melbourne,’ an upmarket bar set to open later this year.

Macau operators acknowledge ‘intensifying competition’ but deem it ‘manageable’

The gaming operators Galaxy Entertainment and MGM China consider that the industry’s competition is 'intensifying' but remains ‘manageable.'

Morgan Stanley cuts Galaxy’s earnings outlook due to market share loss

The investment bank Morgan Stanley has lowered Galaxy Entertainment’s earnings forecast due to market share loss.

SkyCity Entertainment Group appoints Jason Walbridge as new CEO

New Zealand and Australian gaming operator SkyCity Entertainment Group has announced the appointment of former Aristocrat executive Jason Walbridge as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.