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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, the authority said that individuals...

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. 
New Manila Bay

International Entertainment appoints new CFO

International Entertainment said Li Shui Keung ceased to be chief financial officer with effect from Oct. 22.
Macau border (file)

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.

IMF explains Macau forecast cut

The IMF has explained why it cut Macau’s economic forecasts for this year,  blaming a negative performance in the first half, falling investment and lower gambling revenue.

Sands to open “body immersive” museum

Sands China is adding to its non-gaming attractions with a digital-only museum that it describes as a “body immersive” experience.
Department of Finance

DoF wants higher POGO taxes

The Department of Finance in the Philippines has said it will back a proposal for a 5 percent tax hike on the country’s offshore igaming licensees.

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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.