Resorts World Genting says it remains open and is not part of a nearby area that is subject to an Enhanced Movement Control Order.
Malaysia's Department of Integrity and Compliance Standards (JIPS) of the Royal Malaysia Police says it continues to receive many complaints from the public alleging the police are failing in their responsibilities to enforce the law, especially against illegal gambling and drug trafficking.
Gary Bowerman, tourism industry analyst and director of Check-in Asia, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief managing editor Sharon Singleton about prospects for tourism recovery in 2021, how governments are seeking to boost domestic travel to plug the gaps and the challenges of getting regional airlines flying again.
Malaysia and Dubai are both being viewed as potential bases for online gambling operations, as an alternative to the Philippines, where the cost of doing business has risen to a level considered as unacceptable by many operators.
The Malaysian government's easing of travel restrictions to allow inter-state travel from Dec. 7th should provide a boost to visitation to Genting Malaysia, UOB Kay Hian Malaysia Research says.
RGB International, a Malaysian gambling supplier, said it sees a slow recovery for gaming in Asia, but remains cautious for the rest of the year. The company posted a loss of MYR12.4 million in Q3, narrowing from MYR14.4 million the prior quarter.