This week's 'By The Numb3rs' examines the under-reported casino cruise industry in Asia. While land-based casinos suffered during the covid pandemic, the damage was far greater for casino cruises, which were docked for months on a global scale.
This week's "By The Numb3rs" compares the change in land-based casino gross gaming revenues (GGR) across five key gaming jurisdictions in Asia-Pacific.
The Lunar New Year period, which is known as the largest annual migration in the world, was a shadow of its former self, with strict rules in place to restrict the flow of Chinese outbound (and domestic) travel this year.
This week, we explore the findings of the recently released Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)'s Asia Pacific Visitor Forecast 2021-2023 report, which identifies three scenarios of growth and recovery for international visitor arrivals (IVAs) to and across Asia.
The difficulty in locking down what is allowed or prohibited in India is largely centered around each state government's definition of what is gambling and what is a game of skill. Poker is one such game constantly finding itself on either side of the fence, depending on the jurisdiction.
Earlier this year, Frederic Winckler, an Exec VP/Chief Marketing & Brand Officer at Melco Resorts & Entertainment talked about sustainability as one of three key focuses for the integrated resort operator over the coming years.
2020 was the year that changed the game. Locked in their homes hoping for the pandemic to blow over, consumers spent more time and money on mobile phones and apps than ever before.
It's still unknown whether Macau's gaming sector is on the path to recovery, with conflicting reports over the last month signaling both good and bad news over the medium term.