Good morning. Happy Friday! Asia is finally catching up to the United States, after COVID decimated revenues for nearly three years. Capex is expected to increase – with Mohegan announcing its $5 billion resort in South Korea’s Incheon will open non-gaming offerings in the latter part of this year, but there’s still no fixed date for the foreigner-only casino. Meanwhile MGM China says it made $5 million per day during Chinese New Year and Wynn Macau saw a resurgence of VIP, despite the majority of its CNY revenue being driven by mass.


What you need to know

  • Mohegan’s South Korea $5 billion resort Inspire has construction running ahead of schedule but no fixed date for casino opening.
  • MGM China says that it made some $5 million per day during the Chinese New Year holiday, prompting hopes for strong results in 1Q23.
  • Wynn Macau says that mass market demands beat expectations during CNY, with VIP making a comeback despite headwinds.

On the radar

  • Macau court declares The 13 bankrupt, company delists from HKEX.
  • Wynn Resorts: private offering of $600mln in senior notes due 2031.
  • AGTech partners with Galaxy Macau for entertainment shows and events.

AGB Intelligence


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Mohegan’s Inspire resort still without date for casino

Mohegan’s South Korean project in Incheon is already ahead of schedule, at least in regards to construction. The $5 billion project is expected to open its non-gaming offerings in the latter part of this year, however no fixed date is yet set for opening its foreigner-only casino. The group, however, saw strong results in 4Q22, registering its highest quarterly consolidated adjusted EBITDA in 25 years.

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