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MGM Cotai wins six awards at Asia Property Awards 2017 MGM Cotai swept the competition at the Asia Property Awards 2017, winning an impressive six awards. – the company’s second property recognition before it has even officially opened. A glittering awards ceremony was held in Singapore on 8 November with MGM Cotai recognized with six awards in thr...
Friday, 10 November 2017 05:07

Travellers profit tumbles into red following RWM attack Philippines-based Travellers International Hotel Group, the owner and operator of Resorts World Manila, has seen its net profit tumble by 101% and gaming revenue fall 28.9% for the first nine months of 2017 as the fallout from the 2 June arson attack continues to bite. Travellers reported a net los...
Friday, 10 November 2017 04:56

Solaire mass market leads Bloomberry to another dominant quarter Bloomberry Resorts Corporation has seen its 3Q17 profits soar 31% to Php1.9 billion on the back of gaming revenue of Php11.64 billion – the second highest quarter in the company’s history. Revenue increased by 18% year-on-year as Bloomberry’s flagship Manila property Solaire continued to sur...
Friday, 10 November 2017 04:34
Continued success for Sands China’s Local Supplier Support Programme Launched in 2015, Sands China’s Local Small, Medium and Micro Suppliers Support Programme is enjoying continued success as the company demonstrates its commitment to supporting local enterprises as part of the its corporate social responsibility efforts. Since the start of the programme, the comp...
Friday, 10 November 2017 04:07

Asian Poker Tour inks two-year Korea deal The Asian Poker Tour has signed a new two year agreement with Geutebruck Korea Inc, the company that operates the poker rooms at Paradise Casino Walkerhill in Seoul and Paradise City Incheon. The deal will see the APT hold events at both venues each year, with APT Korea Seoul 2018 already sche...
Friday, 10 November 2017 03:57

Galaxy shrugs off 3Q17 typhoon hit to continue upward surge Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) says it is “business as usual” at the company’s Macau properties following the devastation of Typhoon Hato in August, with the company reporting a 23% year-on-year increase and 10% sequential increase in revenue to HK$15.9 billion for the three months to 30 Sep...
Thursday, 09 November 2017 18:37

Huge 45% surge in Chinese arrivals drives Cambodia tourism growth Tourist arrivals in Cambodia surged by 11.5% to 3.9 million during the first nine months of the year, according to latest figures from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The numbers were boosted by a 45% increase in Chinese visitation, with more than 841,000 arriving in the nine months to 30 Sept...
Thursday, 09 November 2017 05:52

Revenue down but mass market improvement provides MGM China upside MGM China has seen revenues fall 6% year-on-year to US$471 million (HK$3.7 billion) in 3Q17, including an 11% decline in main floor table games. With the company anxiously awaiting the launch of its new Macau integrated resort, MGM Cotai, on 29 January 2018, operating income fell to US$35 million c...
Thursday, 09 November 2017 05:21

Okada Manila to launch Cove Manila dome in December as Universal seeks profit boost Universal Entertainment Corporation has announced a December 2017 launch of Okada Manila’s key attraction, Cove Manila – an all-weather dome featuring a beach club, nightclub and space for 5,000 visitors at its Philippine integrated resort. The news formed part of Universal’s earnings report ...
Thursday, 09 November 2017 04:42

Gaming revenues fall again for Korea’s Kangwon Land Kangwon Land, operator of Korea’s only casino in which locals are allowed to gamble, booked a 9.8% year-on-year fall in revenue to KRW395.1 billion (US$354.8 million) in 3Q17, forcing net profit down 4.3% to KRW119 billion (US$106.9 million) for the period. However, the results represented a sequ...
Thursday, 09 November 2017 04:10

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Sands China assists Holy House of Mercy with post-typhoon aid

Sands China assists Holy House of Mercy with post-typhoon aid Sands China Ltd presented a cheque for just over MOP$2 million to Macau Holy House of Mercy on Tuesday to help with the cost of restoring its elderly home, which was severely damaged when Typhoon Hato tore through Macao in August. Sands China Ltd. President Dr Wilfred Wong and Vice President of Cor... Wednesday, 13 December 2017 05:59
Galaxy Macau and Broadway Macau win top marks at 2017 Quality Tourism Services Accreditation Scheme Galaxy Macau and Broadway Macau have won 13 distinct honors from the established Quality Tourism Services Accreditation Scheme (QTSAS) ceremony organized by Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO). As a third-year winner, these awards further reinforce the resort’s leading position in providing t... Wednesday, 13 December 2017 05:56

International Table Tennis Federation eyes betting integrity with new Sportsradar partnership

International Table Tennis Federation eyes betting integrity with new Sportsradar partnership The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has signed a new integrity partnership with Sportradar which will see it utilize the organisation’s vital monitoring, intelligence and prevention solutions to help safeguard the sport against match fixing. The partnership will see hundreds of match... Wednesday, 13 December 2017 05:46
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announces transfer to the New York Stock Exchange Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd has announced the pending transfer of its ordinary shares from the Nasdaq Global Select Market to the New York Stock Exchange. In a press release, the company said it expects to begin trading on the NYSE on 19 December 2017, under its current ticker symbol “NCLH... Wednesday, 13 December 2017 05:40

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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Meet the Selection Panel

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Meet the Selection Panel Andrew W Scott CEOInside Asian Gaming Inside Asian Gaming’s CEO first entered a casino in 1986, fell in love with the surrounds and has been around them ever since. Andrew founded World Gaming Group and launched WGM in 2009, took over IAG in 2015, debuted a third magazine called High Life in ... Tuesday, 05 December 2017 19:28

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ten Years On

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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 18 - Chen Lip Keong

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