Monday, August 19, 2019

Bekier defends the use of junkets

Star Entertainment Group chief executive Matt Bekier has defended the use of junkets, describing their use as a well-established feature of the gaming industry,...

Michael Goh promoted to Dream Cruises president

Long-time Genting Hong Kong executive Michael Goh has been promoted to president of Dream Cruises, and head of international sales for Genting Cruise Lines.  Goh...

DFA Secretary wants to end visa upon arrival policy

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr wants to remove the visas-upon-arrival privilege for foreigners, amid claims that the surge of Chinese tourists might be...

Xi Jinping visit could impact gaming sector

The upcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Macau could have a negative impact on the gaming sector, says equity research analyst Angela...

Lionel Leong welcomes Suncity’s commitment to Macau laws

Macau Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong said he welcomed Suncity’s commitment to adhering to Macau’s legal standards, even in other jurisdictions, TDM...

Govt should demand more from gaming concessionaires: Pansy Ho

With the 2022 licensing renewal process getting closer, businesswoman Pansy Ho told Lusa that the government should demand more from their gaming concessionaires, local...

Alvin Chau denies online gaming allegations

Suncity chief executive Alvin Chau has personally denied allegations that the company has been operating an online gambling platform with a focus on mainland...

Don’t overtax POGOs, says Domingo

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp chairman Andrea Domingo have expressed optimism that the government will not hike taxes for offshore gaming operators in the...
Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi

Yokohama mayor: more watching and waiting

Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi, the self-described “blank slate” on an IR bid, is becoming clear about one point—don’t expect her to make a decision...

Konami names Sina Miri as VP of innovation and strategy

Konami Gaming, Inc. has announced the appointment of gaming technology leader Sina Miri to vice president, innovation and strategic R&D.  Miri has led some of...

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Okada Manila opens rooms as July revenue jumps

Universal Entertainment said Okada Manila is opening more hotel rooms to accommodate visitors as its July revenue spiked 48 percent from the prior year.