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VIDEO: Interview with IGT’s Andrew Hely IAG sits down with IGT’s Managing Director of Asia-Pacific, Andrew Hely, at G2E Asia to discuss the company’s new products and latest push into Asia.
Friday, 18 May 2018 07:06

Border gate facilities slowing Macau growth: Wilfred Wong Sands China Executive Director, President and COO, Dr Wilfred Wong, says that the current border crossing facility between Macau and mainland China is holding the city back from its full potential. Speaking on a panel at G2E Asia this week examining the transformation of Macau into the global gamin...
Friday, 18 May 2018 06:39

Full steam ahead for Wynn Resorts as Maddox confirms global expansion ambitions   • Planning expansion of facilities at Wynn Palace in Macau • Eyeing consortium with Japanese partners with 22 Japanese executives currently visiting Las Vegas • No plans to sell Boston Harbor IR • Will construct "next great" Las Vegas IR on former Alon site • Internal inves...
Friday, 18 May 2018 05:58

DICJ Director: Macau must focus on quality, not expansion By Ben Blaschke The Director of Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, Paulo Martins Chan, says the city’s gaming industry must focus on improving quality rather than expanding its footprint over the next few years in order to boost its tourism appeal. Delivering the keynote addres...
Thursday, 17 May 2018 07:13

Macau to target 40% non-gaming revenue: MGTO Director By Ben Blaschke Macau’s integrated resort industry should be aiming for non-gaming to contribute 40% of all revenue, according to the Director of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Maria Helena Senna de Fernandes. The ambitious number was mentioned during a high-powered panel discussion...
Thursday, 17 May 2018 07:07

Bloomberry to build cruise ship port near Solaire Philippines casino owner and operator Bloomberry Resorts Corp has filed an application with the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) for a cruise ship port to be built nearby its flagship Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila’s Entertainment City. The proposed US$308 milli...
Thursday, 17 May 2018 07:00

Scientific Games announces Doug Albregts as new boss of gaming Scientific Games Corporation has continued its senior management overhaul with the announcement of Doug Albregts as its new EVP and Group CEO of the Gaming Division, taking over from Derik Mooberry. Albregts joins Scientific Games from Sharp Electronics Corporation of America, where he was Preside...
Thursday, 17 May 2018 06:58

Suncity Group named title sponsor of 65th Macau Grand Prix Macau junket operator Suncity Group has been named once again as the title sponsor of this year’s 65th Macau Grand Prix. 2018 will be the fifth consecutive year that Suncity Group has sponsored the event, which will be officially named the Suncity Group 65th Macau Grand Prix. Safety, medical, re...
Thursday, 17 May 2018 06:56

NagaCorp signs purchase agreement for US$300 million notes, plans Naga1 upgrades Cambodian casino operator NagaCorp has announced that it has secured a purchase agreement with Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley in connection with the issue of US$300 million 9.375% senior notes due 2021. In a filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, NagaCorp said it will issue the notes in an aggre...
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 07:19

Foreign ownership rules to make or break Japan IRs The rules surrounding foreign ownership could prove the most important factor of all in establishing Japanese integrated resorts, with the prospect of multiple local partners potentially driving overseas operators away according to former Sands China and Melco Crown executive Alidad Tash. Discussin...
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 07:17

What's new

VIDEO: Inside Morpheus at City of Dreams

VIDEO: Inside Morpheus at City of Dreams Inside Asian Gaming presents a glimpse inside Melco Resorts’ new US$1.1 billion Morpheus hotel at City of Dreams, which opened in Macau last Friday 15 June. Monday, 18 June 2018 15:33

VIDEO: Week in Review

VIDEO: Week in Review Inside Asian Gaming takes a look back at the biggest stories of the past week. Friday, 15 June 2018 07:18

SJM director Angela Leong registers six Macau trademarks ahead of Cotai IR launch

SJM director Angela Leong registers six Macau trademarks ahead of Cotai IR launch Macau Theme Park and Resort Limited – a company controlled by SJM Co-Chairman and Executive Director Angela Leong – has registered six new Macau trademarks, most likely to be incorporated into SJM’s under-construction Cotai integrated resort Grand Lisboa Palace. According to a report by Macau... Friday, 15 June 2018 07:16

French Republic bestows Chevalier de L’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur on Pansy Ho

French Republic bestows Chevalier de L’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur on Pansy Ho MGM China Co-Chairperson and Executive Director Pansy Ho has been bestowed the Chevalier de L’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur by the French President for her contribution in promoting French-Chinese trade, tourism, arts and cultural cooperation and exchange. The L’Ordre National de la ... Friday, 15 June 2018 06:57

Current Issue

Tribal Ambition

Tribal Ambition By Muhammad Cohen and Ben Blaschke   Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment CEO Mario Kontomerkos believes the Native American casino operator has two aces in the hole for Japan, especially when it comes to the so-called regional markets beyond major areas. In his presentation at last month’s Japan ... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:55

Social Gathering

Social Gathering By Shaun McCamley   Social casino gaming is booming. In 2017, the global social gaming industry generated a whopping US$106 billion in revenues, with the social casino segment generating US$4.5 billion in revenues. Not surprisingly China, Japan and Korea generated 90% of the games revenue in the... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:44

Redefining Tourism

Redefining Tourism By Muhammad Cohen   In an era when tourism constitutes a growing portion of the global economy, integrated resorts present a potent although frequently misunderstood means for growing visitor arrivals and revenue. It’s not simply the casino but their range of attractions that make IRs such powe... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:37

Japan IR Timeline

Japan IR Timeline By Ben Blaschke   What year for Japan’s first IR? It’s a question that continues to divide industry stakeholders, the answer further clouded by the substantial disparity in opinion offered at last month’s Japan Gaming Congress (JgC) in Tokyo. At the nearer end of the scale, members of the... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:27