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Karnataka High Court rules out arrests under gambling ban

The Karnataka High Court has told the state government that it can’t make any arrests under its online gambling ban as the law faces legal challenges. 
Macau Skyline, GGR

Macau casino operators urged to take more social responsibility

The first public consultation on proposed amendments to Macau’s gaming laws heard calls for the six operators to take on more social responsibilities, including greater worker protections.

Authorities propose Phu Quoc destinations for foreign travel

Authorities in Southern Vietnam have proposed a list of 15 five-star hotels and other tourist attractions on the island of Phu Quoc that will be able to accommodate foreigners under a travel reopening plan.

Macau observers suggest gaming tax rate could increase: MB

A panel of gaming analysts, academics and lawyers on Thursday said there could be an increase in gaming taxes in Macau, which would be used to offset the shortfall in VIP revenue, Macau Business reports. 
Crown Melbourne

Victoria joins NSW in coming out of lockdown, QLD to follow

After 262 days of Covid-19 restrictions, Victoria lifted its coronavirus lockdown on 11:59pm on Thursday, allowing locals to leave home without an essential reason and to travel without limits. 
Changi Airport

Australia, Singapore expected to announce travel bubble next week

Australia is in the final stages of concluding a quarantine-travel bubble agreement with the Singapore government to start at the end of October.

Macau Visitor arrivals up 53.7% in September on eased entry requirements

Macau visitor arrivals increased 53.7 percent month-on-month in September, reaching 629,085, attributed to an easing of entry and travel requirements.

Lasseters Hotel Casino to get A$100m makeover

The Lasseters Hotel Casino in Alice Springs, Australia will get a A$100 million ($75 million) facelift from new owners Iris Capital, including a new hotel and casino revamp.

LVS confident of Macau license renewal, ready to invest

Las Vegas Sands CEO Rob Goldstein says he sees “no chance whatsoever” of the company not being given another gaming license in the concession renewals and said the company is ready and willing to invest more in Macau. 

Melco Resorts and Galaxy announce vaccination landmarks 

Melco Resorts & Entertainment and Galaxy Entertainment have announced vaccination landmarks after an incentive drive to encourage employees to get the jab.