Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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...

Interblock promotes Michael Hu to president of Asia Pacific 

Luxury gaming manufacturer and electronic table game (ETG) manufacturer, Interblock has promoted Michael Hu from Vice President of Asia to President of Asia Pacific....

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...

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PAGCOR Q1 profit up 9.5 percent

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) saw its profit climb 9.5 percent to P1.6 billion (US$30 million) during the first quarter of 2019, mainly...

Kansai IR Expo reveals rapid growth of the gaming industry

The scale of the Kansai IR Industrial Expo held in Osaka on May 15 and 16 testified to the rapid rate of growth of the gaming industry in Japan as it was clearly much larger than its predecessor event held a year ago in the same city.

Parañaque court affirms Okada warrant of arrest

A Parañaque City trial court has affirmed the warrant of arrest issued earlier this year against Japanese gaming mogul Kazuo Okada, local media reports. Okada’s...

Summit Ascent announces board changes after Suncity hikes stake

Summit Ascent Holdings has announced board room changes after Suncity Group Holdings increased its stake in the operator of Tigre de Cristal earlier this month.