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Genting Singapore “diligently preparing” for Japan IR bid Genting Singapore is “diligently preparing” to bid for a Japan casino license in 2018, with the company stating it was optimistic that the bidding process would begin this year following anticipated passage of the IR Implementation Bill. Outlining the group’s future prospects in its 2017 Annu...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 05:42

Sega Sammy announces new group brand logo as Japan IR pursuit looms Japan’s Sega Sammy Holdings Inc has unveiled a new group brand logo, described as an “initiative towards further growth of Sega Sammy Group going forward.” The new group logo, to be used from August 2018, is said to represent the creation of new business that accommodates social change and te...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 04:37

Genting Hong Kong completes delisting from Singapore Exchange Genting Hong Kong Ltd has completed its delisting from the Singapore Exchange (SGX), returning instead to a single primary listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE). In a Tuesday announcement, the company said that trading of shares on the Singapore Exchange would be suspended from 09:00 on We...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 04:01

G2E Asia Awards: Meet the Judges – Ross Ferrar Ross Ferrar has worked in the gaming industry since 1979, in several jurisdictions in Australia and Europe. He has held senior management positions in casino table gaming, networked keno gaming and machine monitoring and networked jackpot operations, along with a number of industry representative ro...
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 05:57

MGM donates MOP$300,000 to Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop MGM China has donated MOP$300,000 to the Macau Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop project, financing the distribution of food hampers to more than 360 local disadvantaged households. The contribution takes MGM’s total donations to the project over the past six years to MOP$1.7 million, benefitin...
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 05:54

SJM hosts appreciation luncheon for Macau media Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (SJM) paid tribute to the work of local media at its annual media appreciation luncheon held at Grand Lisboa on Monday. Over 80 representatives from Macau’s media attended the event and were greeted by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of SJM Dr Ambrose So,...
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 05:52

Confusion as President Duterte says no to Galaxy’s Boracay casino plan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says he is opposed to plans by Macau’s Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) and its Philippines partner Leisure & Resorts World Corporation (LRWC) to build a US$500 million integrated resort in Boracay, claiming he will give the land to farmers instead. Speak...
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 05:43

Landing International leases 9.5 hectares of land for new Philippines IR Landing International Development Limited, which owns and operates Korea’s Jeju Shinhwa World, has announced the leasing of 9.5 hectares of land in the Philippines’ Parañaque City which it says will be used to develop a new integrated resort. In a filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Landin...
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 05:15

Wynn Resorts promotes gender equality with launch of Culture and Community Department Wynn Resorts has announced the creation of a new Culture and Community Department, to be headed by Corrine Clement, in the wake of the Steve Wynn sexual harassment scandal. According to an overnight announcement, the Culture and Community Department will support diversity and inclusion, gender equa...
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 05:13

G2E Asia Awards: Meet the Judges – Hakan Dagtas Resorts World Manila’s Chief Gaming Operation and Marketing Officer, Hakan Dagtas joined the gaming and hospitality industry during his college years. After working in various casinos in Turkey, he joined the Star Cruises fleet in 1996. During his tenure on board he was actively involved with the ...
Monday, 09 April 2018 06:25

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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