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Genting Singapore’s Korean subsidiary placed under liquidation Genting Singapore’s wholly-owned subsidiary in South Korea, Claremont Co Ltd, has been placed under unit holders’ voluntary dissolution and liquidation, the company announced in a filing late on Tuesday. Claremont was set up in August 2016 with Genting Singapore stating at the time that its, ...
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 10:33

Analysts tip new Macau Roosevelt casino to open with 25 to 35 gaming tables The new Macau Roosevelt hotel at Macau Jockey Club will likely boast 25 to 35 gaming tables and around 100 slot machines, according to analysts, when it opens its doors in the coming months. With the property in Taipa having recently confirmed its intention to host a satellite casino – as well as...
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 09:46

G2E Asia Daily debut a huge success This year’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia saw the debut of the popular exhibition’s first daily show newspaper, G2E Asia Daily. Published by industry news leader Inside Asian Gaming at the request of G2E Asia organizer Reed Exhibitions, G2E Asia Daily proved a huge success on debut with 7,000 c...
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 09:15

Pachinko giant Dynam to buy-out small Japanese operators By Ben Blaschke Japanese pachinko leader Dynam Japan Holdings Ltd will look to buy-out smaller operators while growing its mass market focus, according to Chairman and CEO Kohei Sato, after the company’s full year financial results through 31 March 2017 came in below expectations. Dynam, which o...
Monday, 29 May 2017 23:12

Ourgame eyes poker-led recovery after revenue slump Chinese online card and board game developer Ourgame International Holdings Limited says it expects its growing poker portfolio – including the recently purchased World Poker Tour (WPT) – to drive much of its future business following a disappointing 1Q17 which saw revenue fall 38.5% year-on-yea...
Monday, 29 May 2017 10:29
Parisian Macao wins major category at Asia Pacific Property Awards Sands China Ltd has won the “New Hotel Construction & Design” title in the China category for its newest integrated resort The Parisian Macao at the prestigious 2017 Asia Pacific Property Awards held in Bangkok, Thailand, late last week. The Parisian Macao features a full array of integrate...
Sunday, 28 May 2017 22:32

UNLV students provide Japan IR glimpse Students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) have become among the first in the world to compile a formal proposal for a Japanese Integrated Resort, including mission statements, design, marketing and branding strategies and cultural considerations. As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Jou...
Sunday, 28 May 2017 22:23

China’s 500.com online lottery to acquire The Multi Group Leading Chinese online sports lottery provider 500.com has entered into a share purchase agreement with Mulitlotto operator The Multi Group Ltd to acquire approximately 93% of The Multi Group’s outstanding shares. Multilotto, which is headquartered in Malta, is considered one of the top online lo...
Sunday, 28 May 2017 21:47

Tatts merger hearing reveals Tabcorp “surge pricing” plan Australian betting giant Tabcorp is planning to introduce surge pricing, with the bookmaker’s cut to increase during peak weekend periods and decrease on weekdays if approved. As reported by The Australian newspaper, the plan – known as “Project Alfred” – came to light on Friday during Co...
Sunday, 28 May 2017 21:33

Macau MICE economy soars in 1Q17 Macau saw its MICE activity soar in the first three months of 2017, with participation in meetings and conferences up by well over 100% year-on-year. A total of 366 MICE events were held in the first quarter of 2017, consisting of 344 meetings and conferences, seven exhibitions and 15 incentives wi...
Sunday, 28 May 2017 09:24

The Philippines fights back

The Philippines fights back By Muhammad Cohen | Editor at large Muhammad Cohen also blogs for Forbes on gaming throughout Asia and wrote Hong Kong On Air, a novel set during the 1997 handover about TV news, love, betrayal, high finance and cheap lingerie.    For the Philippines, 2016 began with stolen millions from the Ba... Monday, 08 May 2017 09:00

Macau’s entertainment dilemma

Macau’s entertainment dilemma In an insightful interview, former Melco Crown Entertainment executive John Raczka explains why Macau must overcome some difficult hurdles if it hopes to fulfill the government’s dream of boasting world-class non-gaming attractions. If you ever wondered who drove the development of the cutting ed... Monday, 08 May 2017 08:50

From pachinko to sumo wrestling

From pachinko to sumo wrestling The building of a Japanese IR In the third of their five part series on the development of Japanese integrated resorts, casino and IR experts Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr Andy Nazarechuk look at the attractions a Japanese IR will need to consider if it is to thrive.  By Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr And... Monday, 08 May 2017 08:36

Spotlight on Japan

Spotlight on Japan The second Japan Gaming Congress takes place this month with leading operators, local politicians and industry experts converging on Tokyo for this landmark event.   With the eyes of the gaming world now very much focused on Japan, May sees the Grand Hyatt Tokyo play host to the second edition of... Monday, 08 May 2017 08:30