Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Macau operators discuss typhoon contingency plans with DICJ

Macau’s six concessionaires met with the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau earlier this week to coordinate measures ahead of the peak typhoon season, starting...

Quezon City pushes gambling ordinance for final approval

The Quezon City (QC) Council has approved an ordinance that will require residents to pay an entry fee in order to access casinos, as...

Caesars hunts for technological breakthroughs in the IR industry

Caesars Entertainment has announced a partnership with University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), to create a technology hub where new gaming and hospitality concepts will be developed and tested in a 43,000 square-foot space.

Star Entertainment to cut jobs as VIP revenues dwindle

Australia’s Star Entertainment Group has cut its EBITDA forecast for fiscal 2019 and says it will slash hundreds of jobs to counter the impact of a sharp slowdown in its VIP business.

Laos casino investors express interest in Vanuatu

Vanuatu may be setting up its fourth land-based casino after receiving interest from investors in Laos to set up a casino on the island,...

Paul Arbuckle joins Donaco International as CEO

Former Star Entertainment Group COO Paul Arbuckle has been named as the new chief executive of Donaco International, effective Wednesday. Mr. Arbuckle was most...

GKL May sales slip 3 percent

Grand Korea Leisure reported a 2.9 percent decline in casino sales for May, pulled down by a drop in revenue from table games.

Philippines warns against casino loan sharks

Authorities in the Philippines have warned the public to be aware of loan sharks preying on people in casinos, the Philippine News Agency reports.

June GGR seen gaining 3-5 percent: Bernstein

Gross gaming revenue in June is expected to be lower than in the prior two months, but should still gain between 3 and 5 percent, according to analysts at Bernstein Research.

Junket operators subject to corporate income tax, says court

A Philippines tax court has denied a local junket operator from claiming an income tax refund, which it said, is reserved only for casino...

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SkyCity online gaming site expected to launch mid-2019

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