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VizExplorer announces strategic investment by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital Analytics and data visualization firm VizExplorer has announced the closing of a strategic investment round by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. The investment will enable VizExplorer to scale business operations, enhance its analytics platform for the casino industry and deliver new solutions for ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 06:41

Galaxy’s Philippines partner denies it is looking for new IR location Galaxy Entertainment Group’s Philippines partner, Leisure and Resorts World Corp (LRWC), has denied reports the two companies are looking for a new location for their planned US$500 million Boracay integrated resort, despite the government declaring last week that it would not allow any new casino...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 06:31

Elaine Wynn asks entire Wynn Resorts board to step aside By Ben Blaschke Just a day after regaining full control of her voting power in a settlement agreement with ex-husband Steve Wynn, Elaine Wynn has called for the board of Wynn Resorts to either step aside or welcome multiple newly elected directors to restore its reputation. The company’s largest...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 06:07

Genting Hong Kong prepares to sell remaining stake in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Genting Hong Kong has flagged its intention to sell off its remaining stake in global cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NCLH) after proposing a disposal mandate to shareholders. The disposal mandate would grant Genting Hong Kong permission to dispose of its shares at any time in t...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 21:37

Paradise off to strong start in 2018 with 364 new LMG terminals deployed Macau’s Paradise Entertainment Group says it has already deployed 364 new Live Multi Game (LMG) terminals to the city’s casinos in 2018 – almost five times the number of terminals it deployed through all of 2017. The group’s activities were detailed in its 2017 Annual Report, released on Tu...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 18:11

G2E Asia Awards: final days for public nominations Inside Asian Gaming and G2E Asia have announced that nominations for the inaugural official G2E Asia Awards, to be held in the Ballroom at MGM Cotai on Tuesday 15 May 2018, close this Friday 20 April. Nominations can be made by visiting G2EAsiaAwards.com, clicking on the Awards tab, scrolling to t...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 06:44

Wynn Resorts clears final litigation as Steve and Elaine Wynn settle By Ben Blaschke and Andrew W Scott Former Wynn Resorts boss Steve Wynn and ex-wife Elaine have agreed to settle the latter’s remaining claims relating to the alleged breach by Wynn in 2012 of a Stockholders Agreement between the two. The settlement will also see Elaine Wynn release her claims ag...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 06:26

Hong Kong partners complete acquisition of Star Entertainment Group stake Hong Kong’s Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (CTFE) and Far East Consortium (FEC) have completed their acquisition of a combined 9.99% stake in Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group. Both CTFE and FEC now hold 45,825,000 shares in Star, representing 4.995% of its share capital, as part of ...
Monday, 16 April 2018 19:32

Strong 1Q18 results as Macau data shows mass up 20% and VIP up 21% Gaming data released by Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) on Monday shows strength across the board in 1Q18 with mass and VIP growing at an almost identical rate at 20.1% and 21.0% respectively. Keeping track sequentially at 5.8% growth for mass and 5.7% for VIP, the segmen...
Monday, 16 April 2018 18:57

Star Vegas revenue starts road to recovery amid Thai vendor dispute Donaco International Limited says its Star Vegas casino in Cambodia “continues to rebuild” in the wake of a bitter dispute with its Thai vendor for breach of contract and illegal Poipet competition. Explaining the reasons behind a 25% year-on-year decline in rolling chip turnover to THB24.78 bi...
Monday, 16 April 2018 15:34

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SJM the latest to introduce eco-friendly new energy bus service

SJM the latest to introduce eco-friendly new energy bus service Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (SJM) has become the latest Macau operator to introduce a new energy shuttle bus service. The buses will begin operations in May, with the number of new energy buses to be increased in phases. In its announcement, SJM said the introduction of the buses “demonstr... Friday, 20 April 2018 07:33

VIDEO - Week in Review

VIDEO - Week in Review Inside Asian Gaming takes a look back at the biggest stories of the past week. Friday, 20 April 2018 07:27

Aquis boss accuses ACT government of 17-month silence

Aquis boss accuses ACT government of 17-month silence The CEO of Hong Kong’s Aquis Entertainment Limited has accused the Australian Capital Territory government of leaving it in the dark for 17 months over an AU$330 million Canberra Casino development proposal. The accusation follows an ultimatum issued by the government earlier this week giving Aqu... Friday, 20 April 2018 07:18

“Protectionism” harming Macau non-gaming growth: scholar

“Protectionism” harming Macau non-gaming growth: scholar A respected Macau scholar says protectionist policies aimed at supporting locals are in fact harming the government’s own efforts to grow the city’s international tourism appeal. Professor Glenn McCartney, Acting Associate Dean, Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Macau, out... Friday, 20 April 2018 07:06

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G2E ASIA AWARDS to debut in 2018

G2E ASIA AWARDS to debut in 2018 Inside Asian Gaming and G2E Asia will co-organize the inaugural G2E Asia Awards in 2018 – the official awards of Asia’s biggest industry  trade show and exhibition, G2E Asia. In an exciting development for the Asian gaming industry, Inside Asian Gaming and G2E Asia announced in March that they... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:07

Indian Dreaming: Tiger Palace putting Nepal in the game

Indian Dreaming: Tiger Palace putting Nepal in the game By Ben Blaschke The first integrated resort to be built in South Asia, Tiger Palace Resort in Nepal’s lowland Terai plains sits just eight kilometers from the border with India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh, home to some 215 million people. At US$52 million it also represents a fascinatin... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:12

Digital Danger

Digital Danger As the world becomes increasingly digital, the world’s casino operators are taking cyber security more seriously than ever before. But as leading risk mitigation company Kroll explains, risks remain – and not always where you might expect.  By Ben Blaschke AS cautionary tales go, the downfall... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:09

Gaming development outlook along the Belt and Road

Gaming development outlook along the Belt and Road Michael Zhu, SVP of International Planning and Analysis for The Innovation Group, delves into the benefits that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s “One Belt and One Road” initiative will bring to Asia’s gaming industry. By Michael Zhu PRIOR to the current recovery of Macau’s gaming malaise, ... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:08