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Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Cambodia facing looming threat of Thailand: expert

Good Morning. The gaming market in Cambodia is undergoing significant changes, with aims to improve the operating environment, transparency and market conditions, but Thailand is becoming increasingly worrisome, notes expert Daniel Li. Speaking of Thailand, MGM’s CEO is highly interested in the region, while also exploring its Japan buildout and possible gaming options in the UAE. Meanwhile, in Macau, brokerages are estimating May gross gaming revenue could hit $2.5 billion, boosted by Labor Day holiday visitation.

What you need to know

  • Cambodia’s gaming market has strong potential as the government moves to improve regulations, however Thailand is a looming threat.
  • Thai gaming market extremely compelling, Japan buildout is shaping up while interest in the UAE is also on the rise: MGM CEO.
  • Macau’s May GGR could reach $2.5 billion, with Labor Day hotel rates expected to be 30% lower than CNY: brokerages.

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