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China online gaming crackdown hurting VIP: Reuters

China’s clampdown on online gaming to stop capital outflows is having a negative impact on liquidity in Macau’s VIP sector, Reuters reports.

Suncity gets Mainland nod for pandemic effort

Suncity Group was given a Certificate of Donation by the Chinese central government’s Liaison Office to Macau for its efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Suncity chair eyes further Asia expansion

Suncity Group Chairman Alvin Chau says he expects his company to hold a portfolio of integrated results in all major jurisdictions across Asia in a few years, “rivalling peers ahead” of the company today.

Licensed junket operators fall to fewer than a hundred

The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) revealed that there are now only 95 licensed junket operators in Macau, a sharp fall from the...

Saipan to mull more junkets

The Commonwealth Casino Commission in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands will discuss an application for four new junket operators on Thursday, together with a contract extension for Imperial Pacific International’s (IPI) chairman.
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Crown probes to focus on probity, though major hurdles unlikely

Australian regulators are likely to focus on probity issues in their investigations into Crown Resorts’ operations, although experts don’t expect any major red flags to be raised.
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Suncity closes Australia VIP rooms

Macau’s largest junket operator, Suncity Group, has closed all its Australian VIP rooms for commercial reasons, MNA reports.
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Suncity opens RWM VIP club

Suncity Group held the soft opening of a new VIP club at Resorts World Manila on August 15.

Macau stricter with junkets, but more action needed

Macau is taking a more stringent approach towards regulating its junket operators, but more action is needed to prevent money laundering, an annual U.S. report found.

Suncity gets HK$1.5b loan from company owned by chairman

Suncity Group Holdings said a company owned by its chairman Alvin Chau has agreed to lend the junket operator HK$1.5 billion ($191 million) to...

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