Friday, October 19, 2018

China strikes down horse-racing, gambling on Hainan Island

China’s Hainan island will not allow any form of horse racing, casinos or gambling, according to comments from Hainan's communist party chief Li Cigui...

Esports like MMA in early years: G2E panel

Regulating esports matches and ensuring their integrity will be key to the success of esports wagering, said a panel of experts at G2E Vegas...

Wang Sing resigns as independent director of Sands China

Sands China on Thursday announced the resignation of Mr. Wang Sing, an independent non-executive director of the company. According to a filing from the...

ProPublica article throws spotlight on Adelson-Trump-Abe connection

Although not a new story, a ProPublica article published this week about US President Donald Trump’s February 2017 advice to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

Operators working to attract non-gamers ahead of renewals

Pansy Ho Chiu King, co-chairperson and executive director of MGM China says that Macau operators have been “collectively positioning” themselves to appeal to non-gamblers...

Paul Baker appointed as president of Grand Lisboa Palace

Casino operator SJM Holdings has announced the appointment of Paul Baker as the new president of Grand Lisboa Palace, which is expected to open...

Kit Szybala recognized in ELG 40 Under 40

Kit Szybala, Partner and Executive Director of Operations at GMA has been appointed to the 2018-2019 Class of the Emerging Leaders of Gaming (ELG)...

Ambrose So expects Palace opening in 19H2

SJM chief executive Ambrose So Shu Fai is expecting the Grand Lisboa Palace to open in the second half of 2019, adding to the...

MGE appoints COO and general counsel

Tribal casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) has announced the appointment of Michael Silberling as SVP & COO and Tom Smock as SVP...

SG Digital appoints Alexander Ambrose as CFO

Scientific Games Corporation has appointed Alexander Ambrose as chief financial officer of SG Digital. Ambrose brings a wealth of industry and leadership expertise from...

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