Friday, April 26, 2019

Meg-Star hosts charity night, unveils image as group

Junket operator Meg-Star Group on Monday hosted a charity night and reunion gala dinner at the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel Cotai, with over 3,000...

April GGR smashes expectations at 28 pct

Gambling revenue in Macau surged 28 percent year-on-year in April, beating analyst expectations. According to official data, gaming revenue reached MOP 25.7 billion (US$3.2 billion)...

Michael Mecca appointed as GEG non-executive director

Gaming operator Galaxy Entertainment Group on Friday announced the appointment of Michael Mecca as the company’s non-executive director, with effect from May 4, 2018....

Justin Fung resigns, Canberra project gets extension

Integrated resort operator Aquis Entertainment has announced the resignation of one of its key directors, Justin Fung. Mr. Fung is the son of Aquis...

Taxing the casino winners

Debate in the Diet over the IR Implementation Bill has revealed that the Japanese government likely intends to tax any players who come out ahead in their casino gambling, though the matter is still being debated among the bureaucrats.

Wynn poised to ramp up Japan campaign

While Wynn Resorts has been somewhat quieter about its interest in Japan, Chris Gordon, president of Wynn Resorts Development, tells Asia Gaming Brief in...

Wynn Macau mulls more non-gaming

Wynn Macau is considering adding more non-gaming facilities for the second phase of development at its Wynn Palace Cotai resort, Chairman Allan Zeman told...

Investors dodge tax bullet, discuss development plans

Operators in Russia’s Far East have won a reprieve from a potentially punishing new tax region and are now discussing further development plans with...

Bloomberry takes out P73.5 billion loan

Bloomberry Resorts Corp, operator of the Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila, announced on Wednesday that it has taken out a P73.5 billion (US$1.4...

Saipan visa program under threat

An effort to save a program that allows the Northern Mariana Islands to import labor is likely to fail due to recent cases of...

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