The table cap for operating properties – currently set at 5,500 for the 2011-12 biennium – shall be increased in 2013, the Macau Secretary for Economy and Finance said. Francis Tam Pak Yuen added that operators’ non-gaming facilities would be taken into account when deciding the number of tables to be allotted to new properties approved for Cotai. Wynn Macau (1928:HK), MGM China (2282:HK), SJM (880:HK) – and potentially Melco-Crown (Nasdaq: MPEL) under StudioCity – have projects in the pipeline. Sands China (1928:HK) is still waiting on a request put in for 200 tables to be added to the Sands Cotai Central complex, while Angela Leong has said that SJM Holdings (880.HK) will also apply for more tables soon.
Slot and gambling machine maker Aristocrat Leisure saw its profits after tax rise by nearly 29 percent in the one-year period to the end of September, reaching almost A$700 million (about US$476 million). The company’s total sales were nearly A$4.4 billion.
Peter Wolff has been named as Gaming Laboratories International’s new director of global technical compliance, in which role he is expected to concentrate on technological advances within the gaming industry in order to support regulators in jurisdictions around the world.
The ASEAN Gaming Summit returns on 17-19 March 2020 at the Shangri-La BGC in Manila, the Philippines for its high-anticipated fourth edition.Following popular demand, the three-day conference aims...