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Macau GGR returns to growth in May

Macau gross gaming revenue grew 1.8 percent year-on-year in May, reversing a trend of decline since March, according to data from the Gaming and...

Be socially responsible

Social responsibility has become an indispensable part of corporate operations. More than ever, companies are feeling obliged to change the way they run their...

SJM formally signs China Duty Free accord for Cotai resort

Sociedade de Jogos de Macau and China Duty Free Group Co said they have signed a binding agreement for the retailer to open a flagship outlet at Grand Lisboa Palace once it opens on the Cotai strip.

Melco agrees to buy $1.75b Crown stake

Melco Resorts & Entertainment said it agreed to buy an almost 20 percent stake in Crown Resorts for A$1.75 billion ($1.2 billion) just two years after the Australian company withdrew from a decade-long venture with the Macau-based operator.

Alexis Tam expresses concern about tourism capacity

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam has acknowledged the challenges arising from the surge in visitor arrivals to Macau, and has promised...

UltraPlay teams with AE Group to expand in Asia

UltraPlay has signed an accord with AE Group, which will be the exclusive representative for the company’s eSports and sports product in the region.

HKJC awarded highest level accreditation for responsible wagering

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has received the highest level accreditation under the Responsible Gaming Framework of the World Lottery Association (WLA) for the...

Spintec eyes Asia expansion, launches in Australia

Spintec, a maker of electronic table games, is planning further expansion in Southeast Asia this year and made its market debut in Australia last week.

MICE statistics for the 1st quarter of 2019

Macau saw a rise in MICE events during the first quarter of 2019, increasing by 49 percent year-on-year to 377, according to data from...

Dynam’s slot machine ambitions appear limited

Dynam Japan Holdings, the nation’s largest pachinko operator by number of halls, has developed its first slot machine for the Macau market in cooperation with Singapore-based Weike Gaming Technology, but its near-term ambitions appear to be limited.

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Slow ramp-up expected for Grand Lisboa Palace

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New LT Game slots to be available in June

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Melco to delay opening City of Dreams Mediterranean

The opening of Melco’s integrated casino resort in Cyprus has been pushed back six months due to the extensive infrastructure needed, local media reports....

Melco buys A330 to add to fleet, MNA reports

Melco Reports & Entertainment has bought a third plane, an Airbus A330, to its fleet to transport VIP gamers to its properties, MNA reports.

Table Trac casino management system enters Japan

The Minnesota-based firm Table Trac, developer of a comprehensive casino management system utilized in more than 140 facilities in North and South America, has partnered with the Tokyo-based firm Broadband Security to make a bid for the coming Japanese IR market.