Tuesday, May 24, 2022



Shambala moves ahead with Phase 2 development in Russia’s Primorye

Shambala NJSC, which opened a casino in Russia’s Primorye gaming zone in 2020, said it has begun work on the second phase of construction at the resort.

Star Entertainment names acting CEO, interim chairman after O’Neill’s departure

Star Entertainment Group said it was naming Geoff Hogg as its acting CEO and Ben Heap as its interim chairman to fill the void left by the resignation last week of John O’Neill.

Macau weekly GGR surges 100% after post-holiday slump: Bernstein

Macau gross gambling revenue (GGR) doubled sequentially in the latest week, as demand returned following the expected post-Golden Week holiday slump, according to Bernstein Research.

Genting Singapore broadening the player base to target casual players

Genting Singapore plans to broaden its player base to focus on those who play casually for entertainment, Executive Chairman Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay told shareholders.

Macau visitor arrivals in April up 15.2% month-on-month

Visitor arrivals to Macau reached 606,841 in April 2022, a 15.2 percent improvement from March, which was attributable to the easing of entry measures, according to the Statistics and Census Service of Macau (DSEC).

Macau Legend cleared of irregularities in dealings with Levo Chan

The audit firm tasked with conducting an independent review of Macau Legend Development’s business has found no irregularities in its dealings with its former CEO Levo Chan.

Thai political parties eye tax windfall from online gambling

A group of Thailand's smaller political parties has submitted a draft amendment to the country’s gambling act to legalize both online gambling and casinos to raise tax revenue and aid economic recovery. 

Star Entertainment executive chairman John O’Neill quits

Australia’s Star Entertainment is without a leader after executive chairman John O’Neill announced his resignation on Friday.

Crown Resorts shareholders approve $6.3 billion Blackstone takeover

Crown Resorts’ shareholders have voted in favor of an A$8.9 billion ($6.3 billion) takeover offer from Blackstone, although the U.S. investor has still not cleared Australian regulatory hurdles.

South Korea to reopen to tourists from June 1st 

South Korea said it will resume issuance of short-term visas for foreign tourists from June 1st, lifting restrictions that have been in place for more than two years.