Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Rui Pinto Proença appointed managing partner of MdME

MdME Lawyers is pleased to announce the appointment of Rui Pinto Proença as Managing Partner, for a three-year mandate. Rui Pinto Proença follows Gonçalo Mendes...

New Goa CM stance on gaming undecided

Newly appointed Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant says he has not yet decided his approach towards offshore casinos in the state and will need...

Polls put Suzuki in the lead in Hokkaido gubernatorial race

Media polls agree that Naomichi Suzuki, the conservative candidate backed by the ruling party, has the edge with about three weeks to go until...

LDP victory could put brakes on Yumeshima IR development

Signs were emerging over the weekend that an LDP victory in the Osaka Cross Elections could lead to putting the brakes on the plan...

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....

Duterte fires Alexander Balutan for corruption

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday dismissed Alexander Balutan, general manager of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) for corruption, local media reports. The termination was...

MGM China announces salary increment for non-management

Macau casino operator MGM China on Wednesday announced a salary increment for non-management team members, effective March 18, 2019. MGM said the salary hike,...

Jin Ji Bao Xi surpassing all expectations: Interview with Ken Jolly ahead of ASEAN...

     What has been the biggest development for your company in Asia this year? The launch of Jin Ji Bao Xi (JJBX) and the...

Pre-regulated markets promising: Interview with Susan O’Leary ahead of ASEAN 2019

1) What has been the biggest development for your company in Asia this Year? We’ve continued to build our presence in the Asian market and...

Star CEO optimistic about VIP future, but locals still important

Despite the company recently reporting a downturn in VIP turnover, Star Entertainment CEO Matt Bekier said he is optimistic about the VIP tourist market...

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Sands China invests in green technology for its properties and fleets

Macau gaming operator Sands China is investing in a number of initiatives to reduce its impact on the environment, such as solar panels, recycling...

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.