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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.

DFNN signs joint venture with Singapore tech firm

Philippine-listed DFNN, which runs the Instawin e-casino product, said it has reached a joint venture with CYG Pte, a Singapore-based software and technology center.

CEO face time needed to improve customer experience

By Sudhir H. Kalé, Ph.D.* In my visits to casino properties in Macau, Philippines, and Singapore, I find that top executives are ensconced out of...

Singapore visitor numbers up in 18Q1, but spending down

Singapore welcomed 4.6 million visitors in the first quarter of 2018, a 7.3 percent boost from the prior year period. However, despite a rise...

Genting Singapore profit up 3 percent, revenue down

Genting Singapore recorded a 3 percent year-on-year rise in net profit attributable to ordinary shareholders of the company in 18Q2, but saw a six...

MBS announces two-days paid learning leave

Marina Bay Sands has announced the implementation of a two-day ‘learning leave’ initiative for its workforce. The initiative is believed to be a first in...

Authorities dismantle World Cup betting operation, arresting 31

Singapore police have taken down a multi-million dollar World Cup betting operation, arresting 31 suspects in total, local media reports. The suspects, all male,...

Will nightclubs make Asia’s non-gaming revenue dance?

Marina Bay Sands is bringing one of the world’s top nightclub brands to Singapore next year, becoming the latest of the region’s major IRs...

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RTG releases new slot – Stardust

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Macau stocks to be weighed by weak Q3 earnings: MS

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