South Shore, former operator of The 13 luxury hotel, to delist from HKEX on Thursday

South Shore Holdings Limited – the former operator of proposed Macau ultra-luxury hotel-casino The 13 – will have its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange officially cancelled on February 9th at 9:00 am.

AGA: 50 million Americans to bet record $16 billion on Super Bowl

The American Gaming Association (AGA) is estimating that a record 50.4 million American adults are going to be betting on the next Super Bowl, a 61 percent increase from the previous record set in 2022, with expectations for $16 billion in wagers – more than double that of 2022.

The Star issued with second class action lawsuit this week over alleged AML misconduct

Australian casino operator The Star has been served with yet another class action lawsuit, the second just this week, over alleged ‘misleading representations’ and a lack of disclosure ‘about its systems and processes for compliance with anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing obligations’.

Macau mass market to return to pre-pandemic levels: Ponte 16 operator

The deputy chairman of Ponte 16 operator Success Universe is forecasting that mass market revenues will fully recover to pre-pandemic levels, while overall GGR should reach some 60 percent of former results.

Macau gaming watchdog employee arrested for operating prostitution site

An employee of Macau’s gaming watchdog has been arrested by police for operating an online advertising platform for sex workers. Police believe that the platform was operating in Macau for more than decade and made profits of about $1.5 million.

Macau economy could grow by up to 44% in 2023, analysts

Scholars at the University of Macau (UM) are projecting that Macau's economy could grow by as much as 44 percent in 2023, with GDP to top $31.3 billion, some 67 percent of the level registered in 2019 before the pandemic.

SkyCity Adelaide casino suitability review put on hold until after AUSTRAC lawsuit resolved

SkyCity Entertainment Group has announced that the independent review into its suitability to operate its SkyCity Adelaide property has been put on hold, pending the resolution of the civil proceedings filed against it by the Australia’s financial crimes watchdog AUSTRAC.

Chinese tour groups to Macau resume with six groups bringing 135 visitors

Macau received its first batch of Chinese tour groups on Monday, for the first time in three years as the city continues its push to return to 40 million annual visitors.

Malaysian arrested for alleged link to card-filming ring at Marina Bay Sands

Malaysian authorities have arrested a man on charges of being part of a criminal group recording card dealing at the Marina Bay Sands casino in Singapore.

Thai police go after Macau888 online gaming operator

Police in Thailand are going after the operators of online gaming site Macau888, issuing arrest warrants and searching the apartment of the alleged ringleader, Benz Daemon.