Monday, September 24, 2018


Macau visitor arrivals gain 19 percent in August

Visitor numbers to Macau rose 18.7 percent in August, lead by growth from Mainland China, according to information from the Statistics and Census Service.

Gladstone steps down as Ainsworth CEO, to stay with company

Ainsworth Game Technology said Danny Gladstone has chosen to give up his role as CEO, but will remain with the company in another capacity.

VR utilized to promote Beppu bicycle racing

The Tokyo-based firm Jolly Good and Oita Broadcasting System combined forces this past weekend to bring a new VR experience to the Japanese public—“VR Beppu Bicycle Racing.”

Twelve firms submit Yokohama IR information

A dozen companies submitted plans and information to the Yokohama municipal government before the RFI deadline last Friday. Among these, eight were international IR operators, two were domestic property developers, and two were other kinds of Japanese firms.

VIP GGR to benefit from room openings: Bernstein

Macau’s overall gross gambling revenue is likely to rise about 3 percent to 4 percent in September after disruptions caused by Typhoon Mangkhut, though VIP revenue in the coming week may get a boost from new room openings, Bernstein Research says.

EVO makes US debut

Ainsworth Game Technology will showcase an array of fresh content and its upgraded EVO cabinet at G2E.


Melco appoints real estate finance expert as non-exec director

Melco Resorts and Entertainment on Wednesday announced the appointment of Ms Francesca Galante as independent non-executive director of the company. Ms. Galante also becomes...

Wynn Macau notices increase in fraudulent websites

Casino operator Wynn Macau says there has been an increase in fraudulent online gambling and investment websites posing to be affiliated with the Wynn...

MRP formalizes request to delist from PSE

MCO (Philippines) Investments, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Melco Resorts, confirmed on Friday its intention to acquire the remaining listed shares of its subsidiary, Melco...

Sands employees get advanced problem gambling training

Nearly 100 Sands China team members attended the company’s annual advanced responsible gaming training programme, which is the only one in Macau offered in coordination with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Will Asia join the U.S. sports betting gold rush?

*By John English Four months after the U.S. Supreme Court repealed a federal law limiting sports betting to just four states, there has been a...