Sunday, December 16, 2018

BREAKING: Steve Wynn resigns as chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts

Wynn Resorts founder Steve Wynn has resigned from his position as CEO and chairman of the company, effective immediately. The departure of the gaming veteran...

Steve Wolstenholme joins Vietnam IR

Steve Wolstenholme, president and managing director of Okada Manila, has been appointed as chief operating officer of the Hoi An South project in Vietnam,...

Success Dragon chairman and CEO resigns

HK-listed Success Dragon has announced the resignation of its chairman and CEO, Mr. Tan Teng Hong, effective Tuesday, July 3. No reason was given...

Melco appoints real estate finance expert as non-exec director

Melco Resorts and Entertainment on Wednesday announced the appointment of Ms Francesca Galante as independent non-executive director of the company. Ms. Galante also becomes...

Okada was ousted on suspicion, not evidence, says son

Tomohiro Okada, the son of casino mogul Kazuo Okada, has admitted that he had played a part in the removal of his father from...

EveryMatrix appoints head of sales in Asia

EveryMatrix has announced the appointment of Johan Westberg as head of sales in Asia. Johan will be responsible of driving new business opportunities in the...

Imperial Pacific aims to build brand awareness in Japan

Lu Tsai, senior vice-president of operations and improvement for Imperial Pacific in Saipan, met with Asia Gaming Brief on the sidelines on the Japan...

Controversy erupts over MGM entertainment of Osaka IR consultant

Mainichi Shinbun broke the story on Friday that a PwC consultant working for the Osaka government on the development of IR policies was seen...

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...

Govt should link concessions to non-gaming: Tourism expert

Glenn McCartney, professor at the University of Macau says that tourism development should become a key criteria in the upcoming race for gaming concessions...

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Former Wynn shareholder files lawsuit

Casino operator Wynn Resorts is facing a new lawsuit from a former shareholder, alleging that Steve Wynn’s sexual assault scandal devalued his stock. According...

Sikkim’s new airport to drive casino traffic

After waiting for almost a decade, Sikkim, nestled in the mountainous far north of India, finally got an airport in October, which is likely to provide a boost to gambling operators in the remote state.