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Macau gaming kingpin Dr Stanley Ho to retire from SJM Holdings The godfather of Macau’s gaming industry, Dr Stanley Ho, will retire as Chairman and Executive Director of SJM Holdings in June, the company has announced. In a filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange late Thursday, SJM revealed that Dr Ho, 96, will step down from his position at the company’s 1...
Friday, 13 April 2018 05:30

Galaxy beats out rivals to appoint Ted Chan as COO – Japan Development Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) has bolstered its Japan team with the appointment of former Melco Resorts Chief Operating Officer Ted Chan as COO – Japan Development. Chan, who had been the subject of widely known rumors suggesting he was in discussions with both SJM and Macau junket operator Su...
Thursday, 12 April 2018 18:51

G2E Asia Awards: Meet the Judges – Professor Glenn McCartney Professor Glenn McCartney MBE is Associate Professor of International Integrated Resort Management at the University of Macau, China, where he also serves the University as Acting Associate Dean (Curriculum and Teaching) in the Faculty of Business Administration. Professor McCartney worked for many ...
Thursday, 12 April 2018 06:19

Retrospective punishments handed down to Macau weather bureau directors after Typhoon Hato The former director of Macau’s Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau, Fong Soi Kun, has had his pension payments suspended for four years as part of aggravated punishments handed down by Chief Executive Chui Sai On this week following the devastating Typhoon Hato that struck the city last August. ...
Thursday, 12 April 2018 06:04

Tokyo to comprise 40% of Japan gross gaming revenue: report Japan’s casino market would be worth around US$15 billion annually, of which Tokyo would account for almost half, under recently agreed regulations between the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its coalition partner Komeito. The US$15 billion figure is an updated estimate by financial ser...
Thursday, 12 April 2018 05:47

Macau operators to host Japanese business leaders under new IR program Macau-based marketing agency HOGO has launched a new program that will see Macau’s casino operators host Japanese business leaders to provide better education and understanding on the potential positive impacts that integrated resorts could have within Japan. The program, titled Japan-Macau Execu...
Thursday, 12 April 2018 05:03

Galaxy’s Philippines plan rejected as President’s Office confirms no new Boracay casinos Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) will have to find a new home for its US$500 million Philippines integrated resort after the government confirmed on Wednesday that it would not be granting the Macau gaming giant permission to build on Boracay island. Speaking at a press conference in Hong Kong, Pre...
Thursday, 12 April 2018 04:43

G2E Asia Awards: Meet the Judges – Sudhir Kalé Sudhir H Kalé, PhD, is the founder and CEO of GamePlan Consultants, a business that offers boutique high level consultancy to gaming establishments all over the world. Currently, he is also Honorary Professor of Marketing at Bond University in Australia. Sudhir has published over 100 papers on gami...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 06:53

Macau’s DICJ to hold 482 new gaming tables up its sleeve in 2019 after Grand Lisboa Palace launch Macau’s gaming regulator will still have 482 gaming tables up its sleeve to allocate as it sees fit once SJM completes the “Big 6 development cycle” with the launch of Grand Lisboa Palace next year. That’s the equation put forward by boutique investment bank Union Gaming in a comprehensive ...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 06:31

Dallmeier to unveil its Smart Casino Solutions at G2E Asia in 2018 Global solutions provider for the casino industry, Dallmeier, has announced its participation at the upcoming G2E Asia, to be held at the Venetian Macau from 15 to 17 May 2018. “We are ready to return to G2E Asia with our new and innovative Smart Casino Solutions,” said Konrad Hechtbauer, Proje...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 05:51

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G2E Asia Awards: Meet the Judges – Kirsten Clark

G2E Asia Awards: Meet the Judges – Kirsten Clark Kirsten Clark has extensive gaming industry executive management, public relations, marketing and strategic communications experience. In her role as Executive Director of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA), a 37-year-old non-profit association of senior executives representing ... Tuesday, 24 April 2018 06:27

G2E Asia Awards: Meet the Judges – Keith Buckley

G2E Asia Awards: Meet the Judges – Keith Buckley Mr Buckley has over 45 years of experience in engineering projects and construction management. His wide-ranging construction and general management experience in building, civil engineering and multi-disciplinary projects have seen him responsible for business development, commercial and engineeri... Tuesday, 24 April 2018 06:26

Sands China says 25% of shuttle bus fleet now running on clean energy

Sands China says 25% of shuttle bus fleet now running on clean energy Sands China Ltd has revealed that 25% of its guest shuttle bus fleet is now running on compressed natural gas (CNG) technology as Macau’s concerted push to become a “clean city” picks up steam. In a Monday announcement, the company said it now operates a total of 38 clean energy buses, having... Tuesday, 24 April 2018 06:20

Macau visitor numbers increase 9.3% in March

Macau visitor numbers increase 9.3% in March Macau saw its visitor numbers grow by 9.3% year-on-year to 2,733,311 in March, according to information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). The figure represented an 11.0% sequential decrease due to February’s Chinese New Year holiday period, which attracted the highest monthly visitati... Tuesday, 24 April 2018 06:08

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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