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Wynn Macau increases junket commission to 42.5 percent

Casino operator Wynn Macau has upped its commission rate to junket operators by 2.5 percent, in an attempt to claw back its share of...

Sands China announces bonus, salary increase

Sands China is paying a discretionary bonus and salary increase to its employees, with the former having taken place on January 23, and the...

JCM gaming business boosts FY19 net income

JCM Global posted net income of JPY1.3 billion (US$11.6 million) for the financial year ending March 31, 2019, a 39.5 percent increase from the...

Gaming tax revenue up 1.5% in the first 8 months of 2019

The Macau government raked in MOP76.4 billion (US$9.4 billion) in gaming taxes in the first eight months of 2019, representing an increase of 1.5...

Positive news in Hong Kong raises Macau stocks

Macau casino stocks saw a small increase following an announcement from Hong Kong’s leader that the contentious extradition bill would be withdrawn. The bill was...

Sands, Galaxy retain top market share in 19H1

Sands China and Galaxy Entertainment Group retained their top position in Macau gaming market share in 19H1, according to analysts at Deutsche Bank. The note...

Gaming-related crimes rise in 19H1

Police authorities have indicated that gaming-related loan sharking cases increased by 15.2 percent in 19H1, local media reports.  Some 968 cases were reported in the...

Genting Malaysia posts Q2 profit

Analysts were pleasantly surprised by Genting Malaysia’s solid 19Q2 earnings but said the recent acquisition of Empire Resorts will weigh on long-term earnings.  The casino...

Lao official proposes increasing casino levy to 50 percent

Casino operators in Laos may be subject to a 50 percent levy on casino and casino games, should a new law on excise duties...

SJM announces salary rises up to 8.3 percent

Macau casino operator SJM Holdings has announced a salary increase of between 2.5 to 8.3 percent for its employees, effective April 1. According to...

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