Thursday, April 25, 2019

AGA/industry pay tribute to Las Vegas mogul Kirk Kerkorian

The American Gaming Association and senior industry figures have paid tribute to legendary financier Kirk Kerkorian, the founder and biggest shareholder in MGM Resorts,...

Two thirds of casino employees back smoking lounges: survey

Macau’s six casino operators jointly announced the findings of an independent study into the attitudes towards proposed tobacco control legislation, which would ban all...

June GGR sees little benefit from Galaxy opening, analysts say

Gross gambling revenue in Macau will show another significant drop in June, despite the easier year-on-year comparison, with the opening of Galaxy Entertainment’s Galaxy...

Thai NRC members call for casino legalization

A group of members of Thailand’s National Reform Council has called for casinos to be legalized to boost tourism and tax revenue, saying the...

Beauty and the Beast begins run at Venetian

One of the longest-running and highest-grossing Broadway shows of all time, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast opened in Macao for its limited run at...

David Beckham opens Macau’s first H&M store

Football superstar David Beckham was in Macau to open the first H&M store in the city at the Shoppes, Venetian. David Beckham, who is a...

Macau legislator asks gov’t to provide data on smoking ban

Macau legislator Si Ka Lon has made a written request to the government asking for the rationale behind a full smoking ban and its...

Imperial Pacific to launch temporary casino in 15Q3

Imperial Pacific International Holdings said in a filing that it would launch and operate a “temporary casino” in the Pacific island of Saipan in...

MGM China completes refinancing, boosts loan facilities to $3b

MGM Resorts International said its MGM China unit has completed the refinancing of its Hong Kong-dollar denominated senior credit facilities, upping the size of...

Melco say Dreamplay attraction exceeds expectations

Melco Crown Entertainment said its DreamWorks-themed interactive play and creativity center DreamPlay by DreamWorks has enjoyed high levels of visitation, exceeding expectations, since its...

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