Good morning. Macau has made it plainly clear that the new concession attribution was all about maintaining current employment, with a Secretary outing the goods without any remorse for further contenders. Macau faces further headwinds under new COVID protocols, as Steve Wynn’s investigations continue.

Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Macau Secretary: employment was behind concessions

What you need to know

  • Employment is the “highest priority” says Macau’s Secretary for Economy and Finance, clarifying concerns over the new concessions.

On the radar

  • Steve Wynn facing racketeering charges.
  • Macau facing new China arrival NAT measures.
  • Calvin Lim elected as member of board of LL Lucky Games. 

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Macau secretary said employment defined casino concessions

Macau’s social secretary blatantly defined the criteria for the new casino concessions, noting that employment was the main factor in concessions receiving a license. The clarification places in question the criteria over Genting’s bid and further solidifies the government’s onus on local employment over all other factors.

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