Thursday, September 19, 2019


Sands China announces interim dividend

  Hong Kong-listed Sands China Ltd declared on Friday an interim dividend of HK$0.67 (USD$ 8.6) per share, payable on or about February 28. In...

Okada requests injunction to stop Wynn from ousting him

  Japanese businessman Kazuo Okada, formerly Wynn’s largest shareholder, has asked a U.S. federal judge for an injunction to stop a special Wynn Resorts Ltd...

Mobile gambling growth prompts acquisition by Citic

Citic Telecom International Holdings Ltd. (1883:HK) has decided to buy 79% of Macau phone operator CTM for the noteworthy amount of USD $1.16 billion....

Smoking grief rises

The smoking ban that took effect on the first day of the year is creating grief across the industry. Operators, faced with last minute...

Chinese lottery monopoly extended

The Macau government will soon renew the contract with Sociedade de Lotarias Wing Hing Lda albeit with some changes. The company has held the...

Mass market helps lift Melco Crown Entertainment

Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. (Nasdaq: MPEL), the second-most expensive Chinese casino stock after last year's 75 percent surge, will extend gains as recreational gamblers...

More gaming tables for Cotai

The table cap for operating properties - currently set at 5,500 for the 2011-12 biennium - shall be increased in 2013, the Macau Secretary...


Japan Diet Session

Policy delays give late movers a fighting chance

The Abe government's decision to drag its feet on more detailed regulations governing the IR industry and to delay the establishment of the Casino Management Board may exercise an effect on which local governments get licensed and which IR operators are selected.
Tiger Palace Resort, Nepal

Silver Heritage Nepal sale delayed, faces new legal action

Silver Heritage said the sale of its operations in Nepal has been delayed, its chief financial officer has resigned and it is facing further legal action in the country over land use.

OneTouch signs deal with QTech Games

Mobile games producer OneTouch has signed a deal with QTech Games to deliver a full catalog of games on the QTech platform.  The list of...

Betsoft launches suite of Asia-focused games

Betsoft Gaming is planning to roll out a suite of highly innovative slot games specifically designed for the Asian market.  This plan will see a...
Miyagi prefecture generic

Miyagi governor undecided on IR bid

Miyagi Governor Yoshihiro Murai stated at his regular press conference on Monday that he has yet to draw any conclusions about whether or not to move forward with an IR bid from his prefecture.