Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Japan lawmaker admits to receiving 1 mil yen from 500.com

Japanese lawmaker Takaki Shirasuka has admitted to receiving 1 million yen (US$9,300) from 500.com whilst visiting the company’s headquarters in 2017, according to a...

Ho Iat Seng expects recession to continue in H2

Macau’s chief executive has warned that Macau will continue to see a recession in the second half of the year as a result of...

Suncity releases video denying recent accusations

Following incendiary rumors encircling his company, Suncity Group CEO and director Alvin Chau on Sunday released a video vehemently denying all accusations which had...

Stanley Ho funeral brings out the stars

Stanley Ho, Macau’s gambling king, was laid to rest on Friday in Hong Kong amidst stars of the political, business, and entertainment worlds. Among the...

Success Dragon reshuffles its leadership team

This week Ding Lei, who has served as Success Dragon’s chairman of the board and CEO since last September, has been joined in the...

South Shore deputy chairman resigns after shareholder request

Hong Kong-listed South Shore Holdings Limited has announced the resignation of Mr. Lau Tom Ko Yuen as deputy chairman and executive director of the...

Frank McFadden appointed SJM COO

Frank McFadden has been appointed Chief Operating Officer for Gaming and Hospitality of SJM Holdings, replacing the recently-resigned Ng Chi Sing. According to an internal memo...

SJM COO Ng Chi Sing steps down

Following its annual board meeting on Tuesday, SJM Holdings has announced the resignation of Ng Chi Sing as chief operating officer and executive director,...

Domingo hopes casinos to reopen in June, take down NOGOs

PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Andrea Domingo on Tuesday said she hopes to see gaming operations reopen gradually from the beginning of June. The chairwoman was...

Donaco to keep CEO Arbuckle until his replacement is found

Donaco International announced on Wednesday that Chief Executive Officer Paul Arbuckle would continue to serve in his post on a month-to-month basis until his...

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