Thursday, October 24, 2019

Meg-Star unveils new VIP club with SWISS TIME

Meg-Star International and Switzerland’s SWISS TIME has unveiled the world’s first top-watch themed VIP Club. Designed by top designers, the new VIP Club of Meg-Star...

Gaming consultants woo local governments

Four major companies, all of them related to the auditing industry, have been competing to offer gaming-industry consultancy services to Japanese local governments as...

Iwanuma struggles to find pro-IR mayoral candidate

Since the Iwanuma City Council passed a resolution last June to launch a feasibility study for an IR bid, little progress has been made....

Suncity extends deadline for Vietnam IR stake purchase

Macau junket operator Suncity Group has again extended the deadline for the purchase of a 34 percent stake in a casino project in Vietnam until July 31.

Echizen IR proposal in the slow lane

The Fukui Association of Corporate Executives has not received a proactive response from the governmental authorities about their IR proposal for Echizen city, made in March.

Rising internet use to fuel tourism in second-tier cities

Internet usage in China’s second-tier cities is rising and that’s expected to accelerate outbound travel from these areas, potentially benefiting Macau, Bloomberg analyst Vey-Sern Ling said in a presentation at G2E Asia.

Silver Heritage experiences opening hiccups

Silver Heritage held the gala opening for its Tiger Palace Resort in March, though the IR has run into problems with a former partner...

Galaxy reshuffles executive team with eye on Japan

Galaxy Entertainment Group announced two major changes on Thursday: Michael Mecca retires as president of the company and Ted Chan is hired as “Chief...

Strong mass and accelerating VIP boosts Naga revenue

Cambodia-based casino operator NagaCorp Limited saw a 181 percent increase in gross gaming revenue for the first quarter of 2018, according to the company’s...

Galaxy buys Wynn Resorts stake

Galaxy Entertainment has bought a stake of just under 5 percent in Wynn Resorts from the company’s founder Steve Wynn, calling the purchase a...

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VIP GGR tepid in Golden Week: Bernstein

VIP play was tepid through the key Golden Week holiday in Macau and is likely to remain so for the rest of the month as trade tensions pressure Mainland China’s economy, analysts at Bernstein said.

Fun and Entertaining Products

Aruze Gaming is set to demonstrate its passion for fun and entertaining products at G2E Las Vegas in October.  Exhibiting for the first time at...

Stadium-Lookalike Booth

Taking place from October 14 to 16, every year the G2E brings a big attendance from all the major operators from the US, Latin...

Cashless and AI will reshape the casino floor

Cashless gaming, artificial intelligence and facial recognition technology will reshape the casino floor, but regulation will remain a key hurdle for years to come,...

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.