Las Vegas Sands “looking hard” at Thailand but focused on New York

The Chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands says that “we’re certainly looking hard at Thailand”,  as the nation’s House of Representatives earlier in January approved a report proposal to set up an entertainment complex (complete with a casino) in the nation.

Tourism association head: Macau to average 30-40k daily tourists in future

The head of the Tourism Industry Association of Macau says he predicts that the daily average number of tourists to visit the SAR in the future will stabilize at between 30,000 and 40,000.

Genting HK in final stage as permanent liquidators appointed

Genting Hong Kong has revealed the results of its first creditors meeting, aimed at winding up the company after its bankruptcy in January of last year.

BetMGM sees 69% increase in 2022 revenue, to $1.44 billion

The sports betting and iGaming North American joint venture between Entain and MGM Resorts – BetMGM – has announced that it saw net revenue in 2022 totaling $1.44 billion, up 69 percent from 2021 and leading its prior guidance of $1.3 billion.

SkyCity to appoint former Tabcorp CEO as non-executive director

New Zealand-based gaming operator SkyCity Entertainment Group is planning to appoint former Tabcorp CEO David Attenborough as a non-executive director of the board.

Playtech expecting FY22 EBITDA of $435.82 million

Online gambling platform, content and services provider Playtech has announced that it is expecting a 26 percent yearly increase in its full year adjusted EBITDA, reaching €400 million ($435.82 million).

Macau CE inspects concessionaires, reiterates need for non-gaming

Macau’s top official has visited the facilities of all six of Macau’s gaming concessionaires, with a Wednesday trip during the Chinese New Year holiday to inspect their non-gaming elements.

Tourist arrivals to Macau during five days of CNY top 300k

Tourists have been flooding Macau over the Chinese New Year period, with a peak of 90,391 visitors arriving in the territory on the fourth day of the holiday.

PAGCOR hits back after PH Senate hears call to ban POGOs

The Philippines’ gaming watchdog has hit back at the nation’s Senate, after a hearing in which PAGCOR was accused of being lax in how it deals with offshore gaming operators (POGOs).

CNY race day in Hong Kong generates highest betting turnover since 1997

The Chinese New Year raceday in Hong Kong generated the highest level of betting turnover since 1997, as over 80,000 punters showed up to bet some HK$2.06 billion ($263.06 million).