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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.

Singapore casino operators paid less in fines in 2017/18

Singapore’s casino operators paid 57.7 percent less in fines to the Casino Regulatory Authority in the 2017/18 financial year compared to the prior year...

Singapore betting tax flat in 2017/2018

Singapore raked in $2.7 billion ($1.99 billion) in betting taxes in the 2017/2018 financial year, unchanged from the year earlier.

Tourism spending points to promising trend

Singapore tourism arrivals are up just over 7 percent in the year to July, but a closer look at the detailed breakdown provided for Q1 shows that for the second consecutive quarter, visitors spent more on gaming, sightseeing and entertainment than in its glitzy shopping malls.

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