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Singapore sees delays in casino expansion

Singapore Tourism Board CEO Keith Tan said he expects the island nation’s two IRs to move ahead with their plans to expand their resorts, but that delays are “inevitable” given the Covid-19 situation.

Travel bubble important catalyst for MBS, RWS: Bernstein

The creation of a travel bubble between Malaysia and Singapore is seen as a significant catalyst for the island’s two IRs, although severe capacity restrictions will create headwinds, according to Bernstein analysts.
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Genting Singapore seen posting 2020 loss: Maybank

Genting Singapore is expected to post a loss for this year as the recovery is taking longer than expected, according to analysts at Maybank Kim Eng.

MBS settles $6.5m lawsuit from former patron

Marina Bay Sands has agreed to settle a lawsuit from a Chinese gambler demanding S$9.1 million ($6.5 million), the South China Morning Post reports, citing a person familiar with the matter. 

MBS hotel to reopen for “staycations” from July 17

Singapore integrated resort Marina Bay Sands is set to reopen its hotel to the public from July 17, as part of its phased ramp-up...

RWS lays off staff as part of cost-cutting measures

Genting Singapore on Wednesday said it would be laying off staff as part of cost-cutting measures brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. In a company...
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Former Resorts World Sentosa dealer gets jail for casino chip scam

A former dealer at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore has received a 20-month and 22 weeks jail sentence for stealing $100,000 worth of chips in June and July last year.

Singapore GGR may take years to fully recover: Bernstein

Bernstein Research issued a note on Monday anticipating a slow recovery for Singapore’s casinos once they reopen on July 1, with GGR unlikely to...

Singapore casinos to reopen from July 1

After three months of closure, the casinos at Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa will be allowed to reopen from the first of...

Marina Bay Sands begins first stages of reopening

Non-gaming shops at Marina Bay Sands have reopened to Sands Rewards loyalty program members after a two-month closure. At this point, all other facilities will...

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