Tuesday, October 15, 2019

INTELLIGENCE

Of MICE and myths

Japan has made MICE business one of the key pillars of its integrated resort policy, though it’s unlikely to topple Singapore as the regional leader.
Japan, Yokohama (generic)

Yokohama bid holds promise and perils

Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi's announcement that her government would make an IR bid reshaped the licensing race in a way that few other events have done.
Marina Bay Sands

Entry levy hike deters locals

The hike in the casino entrance fee for local Singaporeans is further deterring already declining visitation to the island state’s two integrated resorts by residents, analysts said.
Resorts World Catskills

Genting U.S. expansion raises eyebrows

Genting Malaysia is pushing ahead with its overseas expansion plans, though analysts its acquisition of Empire Resorts will weigh on long-term earnings. 
Corona entrance

Locals gaming underwhelms

Vietnam’s hotly anticipated locals gaming program has got off to a slow start, with remote locations and red tape cited as key factors in deterring visitation.
India cricket (file)

India, Japan eyed as key emerging markets

Uncertainties caused by instability in Cambodia and the Philippines has prompted operators to search for new markets, with India and Japan top of the list.

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Xinhaohai Palace

Sihanoukville property profiles

Asia Gaming Brief’s Mekong Gaming Summit wrapped up with a tour of some of the casino properties in the southern coastal town of Sihanoukville.
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How banned is Cambodia’s online industry?

Mey Vann, director general at Cambodia’s Ministry of Finance, pulls no punches when it comes to the nation’s online gambling ban. “It’s gone and it’s not coming back,” he says
India cricket (file)

India, Japan eyed as key emerging markets

Uncertainties caused by instability in Cambodia and the Philippines has prompted operators to search for new markets, with India and Japan top of the list.
Corona entrance

Locals gaming underwhelms

Vietnam’s hotly anticipated locals gaming program has got off to a slow start, with remote locations and red tape cited as key factors in deterring visitation.
Resorts World Catskills

Genting U.S. expansion raises eyebrows

Genting Malaysia is pushing ahead with its overseas expansion plans, though analysts its acquisition of Empire Resorts will weigh on long-term earnings. 

ASEAN Gaming Summit

      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...