Wednesday, September 18, 2019

LVS general counsel steps down Sep 30

Las Vegas Sands has announced that Lawrence Jacobs, the company’s executive vice president, global general counsel and secretary will be stepping down from his...

Beijing-backed Ho Iat Seng elected as Macau’s new CE

Ho Iat Seng on Sunday has been declared as the next chief executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region. All 400 members of the chief...

Landing appoints three new independent directors

Landing International has announced the appointment of three independent non-executive directors, effective Friday, 23 August.  The appointments include Ms. Wang Yuying, who has been appointed...

Nisaka restates confidence in Wakayama IR bid

Governor Yoshinobu Nisaka purports to being unshaken by Yokohama’s entry into the IR race, despite the fact that it suggests that all of Japan’s...

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...

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Yokohama opts to enter the IR race

The municipal government told reporters on Monday that Yokohama’s long period of indecision had ended and that Mayor Fumiko Hayashi would announce later in the week that her city would seek to host a major urban IR at the 47-hectare Yamashita Pier location.

Mars-X now available across the Asia-Pacific region

Casino players can “Xperience the Difference” through the latest dual-screen gaming sensation from Aristocrat.  The company’s new innovation, MarsX gives operators an entirely new way...

Caesars drops out of Japan IR race

Caesars Entertainment Corp has pulled out of the race for a Japanese casino license and will focus instead on its current plans and commitments,...

LVS secures new loan facility for MBS expansion

Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp on Wednesday announced it has secured a new delayed draw term loan facility in aggregate principal amount of...

Asian affiliate acquisitions hot up

The recent moves in the Asian affiliate space, including high-profile acquisitions and talk from some of the larger listed affiliates of entering new markets in Asia, might have observers believing the region is like any other, at least as far as affiliates go.