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Singapore posts 6.2 percent in visitor arrivals, spending up modestly

Visitor arrivals to Singapore hit a record 18.5 million in 2018, clocking a 6.2 percent increase from the previous year, according to data released...

Singapore regulator renews RWS license for three years

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore on Thursday announced it has renewed the casino license of Resorts World Sentosa for a period of three...

RHB maintains ‘buy’ call on Genting

Malaysian brokerage RHB Research on Wednesday announced it is maintaining its “buy” call on Genting Singapore, due to its potential Japan expansion and its...

Genting Spore facing mass competition from Philippines/Cambodia

Genting Singapore is facing increasing competition in the mass market from the Philippines and Cambodia, though management sees room for growth in VIP, according to Nomura.

Sands China to be key driver for LVS: Bernstein

Sands China is likely to be the key driver for Las Vegas Sands for the next few years as it benefits from the increasing size of the mass market, according to an in depth analysis of the group by Bernstein Research.

Singapore Jan-Sep visitation up 7.5 pct year-on-year

Singapore recorded over 14 million visitors arrivals in the first nine months of the year, up 7.5 percent year-on-year, according to data from the...

Technology tools to boost table game yields

The development of new technologies is creating opportunities to optimize casino operations in a way that would not have been thought possible a few years ago, in particular when it comes to table management, though there is debate over which systems provide the best solution.

Emerging Asian markets to lead sales growth

Macau is likely to remain the largest market in Asia for electronic table games (ETGs) for the foreseeable future due to its sheer size, though growth is slowing and emerging markets such as Vietnam and the Philippines are likely lead further expansion.

Genting Singapore Q3 profit gains 25 percent

Genting Singapore said Q3 net profit gained 25 percent, though revenue was primarily driven by non-gaming attractions.

Singapore Pools to take over horse betting

The Tote Board is reorganizing its operations with Singapore Pools taking over all management of horse betting from sister company the Singapore Turf Club from Jan. 7 next year.


Hokkaido wraps up IR Experts’ Committee

The Hokkaido IR Experts’ Committee held its fourth and final meeting on Monday, producing no surprises but once again declaring that Tomakomai city should...

Emperor International further increases stake in its hotel-casino

Emperor International Holdings announced that its subsidiary, Emperor Entertainment Hotel Investment, has acquired an additional 5 percent stake in Luck United, the company which...

Wynn full-year results boosted by Palace earnings

Wynn Palace has continued to drive revenue growth for Wynn Resorts. with strong casino revenue growth in 18Q4 helping to boost its full-year results....

Pachinko business drags Sega Sammy down

Hit hard by falling sales in the pachinko machine business, Sega Sammy Holdings recorded a 4.0 percent year-on-year decrease in net sales the April-December...

MGM installs Sega Sammy’s Baccarat Maximum Fortune

Sega Sammy Creation says it had successfully installed its Baccarat Maximum Fortune gaming machine at MGM Macau on Jan. 23. “BACCARAT MAXIMUM FORTUNE” is...