Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Macau

Dragon denies fault in break down of floating casino partnership

Dragon Coin, the company that previously announced plans to build a floating casino in Macau, said it was the fault of Norwegian company Brova...

Former Pagcor official to file appeal against Wynn-favored court decision

Former PAGCOR official Rogelio Yusi Bangsil Jr., says he intends to appeal a ruling from the Macau Court of First Appeal (TJB), which on...

Mass market leads Macau’s Q2 growth

The mass market overtook the VIP sector to lead growth in Macau’s gross gambling revenue in Q2 with a gain of 21 percent over the prior year, according to figures from the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau.

Wynn Macau issues one month bonus to staff

Casino operator Wynn Macau has announced it is issuing a special bonus equal to one month’s gross salary to the majority of its staff...

Sands hosts four-day tour for event professionals

Sands Resorts Macao in June hosted a four-day, three-night “familiarization” tour for 120 international convention and exhibition professionals and media. The tour, named “The...

Asia’s emerging casino markets question whether size matters

When the 10.5 million-square-foot Venetian Macao opened its doors in 2007, it upped the ante on the scale of casino developments and helped inspire Singapore, Korea and others to undertake major IR projects.

DICJ rejects Canidrome extension request

The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau on Thursday confirmed it had rejected the extension requested by Macau Yat Yuen Canidrome, and that the July...

Legislators raise concern over casino workers ban bill

The Legislative Assembly has passed the draft for a new bill barring gaming workers from entering casino floors outside work hours, however, legislators have...

Sands showcases Macau SMEs

Sands China has held another roadshow aimed at showcasing Macau’s small-to-medium sized enterprises as part of a drive to improve local procurement and support local business.

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