Friday, January 24, 2020

Macau

Visitor arrivals to Macau up 10.1 % in 2019

Visitor arrivals to Macau in 2019 reached a total of 39.4 million, representing an increase of 10.1 percent year-on-year, according to data from the...

DICJ asks operators to reinforce preventative measures

The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) has asked its local gaming operators to reinforce preventive measures in their casinos, amid the outbreak of...

Government urges gaming operators to hire Chinese security guards

The Macau government has quietly been urging gaming operators to avoid hiring non-Chinese security guards, according to a report by the Macau News Agency.“We...

Coronavirus could impact Macau gaming if it worsens: Bernstein

There has been growing concern regarding the recent pneumonia outbreak in China, which may impact Macau’s gaming industry should it get worse, said Bernstein...

Spintec Sic Bo / Craps ETG approved by DICJ

Spintec’s Karma Electronic Sic Bo / Craps has become the first ETG of its kind to be approved in Macau, allowing players to freely...

Meg-Star receives SGS QualiCert Service Quality Certification

The Venetian Macao Meg-Star International Club (under the Meg-Star Group) has been crowned SGS QualiCertTM Service Quality Certification, in recognition of its pursuit of...

Sands China declares HK$0.99 interim dividend

Hong Kong-listed Sands China has declared an interim dividend of HK$0.99 per share payable to shareholders of the company.According to a filing from the...

VIP gaming revenue down 23.1% in 19Q4: DICJ

VIP gaming revenue’s share of Macau gross gaming revenue decreased year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to data released by the Gaming...

MGTO expects tourism growth to decline in 2020

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) on Wednesday said it expects visitor arrivals to Macau to drop by around 3 percent this year.MGTO director...

Studio City to continue VIP operations until Jan 2021

Melco Resorts’ Studio City has announced it will be extending its VIP operations for another year. In a filing from Melco International Development to the...

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