Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Asia’s IRs power up green initiatives

As concern mounts about the global environment, many of Asia’s giant IRs are taking significant steps to minimise their impact, investing heavily in green technologies and other waste control initiatives.

Kazuo Okada US$1 billion appeal against Wynn Macau dismissed

A Macau appeals court has upheld a ruling that sees Wynn Macau acquitted of a MOP8.2 billion (US$1 billion) compensation claim made by Japanese...

MBS drops case against Australian-Chinese gambler

Marina Bay Sands has dropped a case in which it sought to recover $10 million in gambling debts from an elusive Australian-Chinese business tycoon, local media reports.

Cambodia issues 13 more licenses Jan-April

The Cambodian government has issued a further 13 casino licenses in the first four months of 2019, taking the total to 163, local media reports.

Mohegan appoints regional president for Canada and Korea properties

U.S. tribal casino operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MGE) has announced the appointment of Christian Block as Regional President for its properties in Canada...

Emperor Entertainment to target premium mass customers

Emperor Entertainment Hotel Limited, the gaming arm of Emperor Group, said it will be looking to expand its share of the premium mass market...

Okada Manila VIP revenue falls 37.7 pct in May

Philippines integrated resort Okada Manila, saw gross gaming revenue fall 6.7 percent year-on-year in May, due mainly to a fall in VIP table game...

SkyCity’s Queenstown problem unresolved despite land purchase

SKYCITY Ltd has now obtained permission to buy land in Queenstown for a new luxury hotel complex, but is still battling with regulatory issues...

Chiba mayor plays down IR plans

Mayor Toshihito Kumagai continues to signal that he is taking a passive stance on making an IR bid near Makuhari Messe on behalf of...

Casinos are important for tourism: Goa CM

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has defended the use of casino footage in a Goa tourism promotional video, saying that casinos are important for...

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New LT Game slots to be available in June

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Melco to delay opening City of Dreams Mediterranean

The opening of Melco’s integrated casino resort in Cyprus has been pushed back six months due to the extensive infrastructure needed, local media reports....

Melco buys A330 to add to fleet, MNA reports

Melco Reports & Entertainment has bought a third plane, an Airbus A330, to its fleet to transport VIP gamers to its properties, MNA reports.

SkyCity online gaming site expected to launch mid-2019

SkyCity Entertainment Group on Wednesday has announced its Maltese subsidiary has partnered with international iGaming company Gaming Innovation Group Inc (GiG) to provide New...