Monday, June 21, 2021
GEG-vaccine drive

Galaxy Entertainment joins vaccination awareness drive

GEG has arranged for the Health Bureau to set up a Vaccination Point at Galaxy Macau between June 10 and 12, which can serve 1,500 to 1,800 team members and their family members
Galaxy entertainment group, vaccinations

Galaxy Entertainment joins vaccination awareness drive

Macau's operators are keeping up the pressure to raise vaccine awareness, with Galaxy Entertainment Group the latest to hold two vaccination seminars for team members. 

Star Entertainment increases parental leave allowances

Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group has announced it will be increasing its parental leave allowance for new parents, in which the company says was an efficient, flexible, and family-friendly decision.

Sands/SJM announce mass vaccination dates for employees

Sands China said it has been proactively working with the Health Bureau to encourage and facilitate its team members and their families to get vaccinated against COVID-19, doing its part to help Macao build an immune barrier, so that members of the public and people from all sectors of society can resume normal lives as soon as possible.

What to expect at Esports BAR Cannes 2021

The industry saw an enormous boom during the covid-19 pandemic, with esports viewership surging drastically in the vacuum left by traditional racing and sports events. 
Aristocrat HQ

Aristocrat to provide historical horse racing machines to Churchill Downs

Aristocrat Gaming enters long-term accord to provide content to Churchill Downs in the expanding historical racing machine market.
E&W vol 3

BetConstruct brings New Wave of East & West Virtual Expo

[PR] Taken the success of the first two installments of East & West Virtual iGaming Expo, BetConstruct is opening the doors of its digital event once more for the most extensive installment of the virtual expo so far. 

Evolution and Scientific Games strike land-based lightning roulette deal

Evolution announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Scientific Games to make Evolution’s multi-award winning live online Lightning Roulette game available as a showpiece physical game in land-based casinos worldwide.

Pragmatic Play ups ante with $3m Live Casino prize pool

Pragmatic Play, a leading gaming content provider, has announced a $3 million prize pool for Live Casino, which it said is the largest ever to be fully sponsored by a game provider.

Galaxy joins push to get team vaccinated

Galaxy Entertainment Group is joining the push to get Macau vaccinated with two COVID-19 Vaccine Information Seminars for GEG team members on June 1 and 2.


Laos Triangle

Laos extends lockdown to June 4 as cases continue to rise

Laos’ Bokeo province, which is known for having casinos catering to Chinese tourists, appears to be the center of the country’s covid-19 outbreak.
Phu Quoc, vietnam

Vietnam mulls plans to open Phu Quoc to vaccinated tourists

The Vietnamese government is studying ways to open up Phu Quoc island to fully vaccinated tourists as a first step in reviving international travel. 
hong Kong

HK police arrest 23 in multi-million dollar gambling bust

Hong Kong police have arrested 18 people in a bust on a triad-controlled bookmaking syndicate that took in more than HK$3.4 billion ($438 million) in illegal bets on horse racing and football in the first four months of this year.
Macau, tourism, stimulus package

Macau latest week GGR down 24% from prior: Bernstein

Macau's gross gambling revenue in the second week of June was down 24 percent from the prior week and off 51 percent from May due to ongoing restrictions in neighbouring Guangdong on new Covid outbreaks, according to Bernstein Research.