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Wynn Resorts founder Steve Wynn resigns as CEO after sexual misconduct allegations By Andrew W Scott       - Current President Matt Maddox appointed new CEO      - Company Director Boone Wayson appointed Chairman      - Wynn made decision alone: “I cannot continue to be effective in my current roles”      - Company name remains unchanged...
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 13:43

Scientific Games launches new SG Digital division at ICE Global gaming giant Scientific Games Corporation has unveiled a brand new division, SG Digital, at ICE London, incorporating the existing portfolio of SG Interactive B2B products and services with those of newly acquired NYX Gaming Group. The new division – complete with its own separate and subs...
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 06:05

NagaCorp gaming revenue grows 85% in 2017 Hong Kong-listed casino operator NagaCorp has seen gross gaming revenue at its Cambodian integrated resort NagaWorld grow 85% to US$926 million in 2017, bolstered by a 177% increase in VIP revenue to US$625.3 million. NagaWorld saw VIP rolling chip grow 142% for the 12 months to 31 December 2017, r...
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 05:54

Macau junket Meg-Star announces new corporate branding Macau junket promoter Meg-Star International has launched its new brand image, Meg-Star Group, which the company says reflects its increasingly diversified range of services. The new branding was introduced at a special charity night and reunion gala dinner at Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Cotai Cent...
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 05:17

Former SJM executive Andrew Billany joins Mohegan Sun’s Inspire US casino operator Mohegan Sun has announced former SJM Senior Vice President of Operations Andrew Billany as the new Chief Operating Officer of its South Korean integrated resort Inspire. News of the appointment formed part of Mohegan Sun’s first quarter fiscal 2018 earnings call and comes after...
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 04:06

MGM Cotai announces 13 February opening date MGM China has announced that it will hold its long-awaited grand opening on Tuesday 13 February. In a press release, the company confirmed that it would hold a series of events over two days “to introduce Asia’s most innovative integrated resort, featuring Spectacle and MGM Theater at Cotai, ...
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 13:24

ICE London to kick off today The world’s biggest gaming industry trade show, ICE, gets underway today in London. Running from 6 to 8 February, this year’s exhibition will feature exhibitors from 65 jurisdictions and gaming industry professionals from over 120 nations. Inside Asian Gaming will also have a team of four on th...
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 06:43

Cagayan unveils plans for new Philippines casino resort attraction The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) is planning to create a new “tourist cluster” that will include a casino and other entertainment facilities to boost tourism to the northern Philippines province. According to a report in the Manila Bulletin, an unidentified Taiwanese company has expre...
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 06:38

Hard Rock International to launch online casino Hard Rock International has announced that its iGaming division has entered into a strategic partnership with Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) to build a new online casino.  “Hard Rock has an ambitious plan to become a global leader in the international online gaming space,” said Kresimir Spajic...
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 01:25

Sands China supports Macau Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop A group of around 35 Sands China Care Ambassadors spent time on Saturday volunteering at Macau Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop, where they distributed 350 food hampers to disadvantaged families ahead of the upcoming Year of the Dog. It is the sixth year in a row for Sands China to support the ...
Monday, 05 February 2018 23:16

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Inside Asian Gaming takes a look back at the biggest stories of the past week

Inside Asian Gaming takes a look back at the biggest stories of the past week Inside Asian Gaming takes a look back at the biggest stories of the past week Friday, 23 February 2018 06:55

TGG to deploy content on Solaire Resort & Casino’s gaming floor

TGG to deploy content on Solaire Resort & Casino’s gaming floor Hong Kong’s TGG Interactive has announced a deal with Manila’s Solaire Resort & Casino to integrate the Philippines casino operator to its Asian VIP and middle-class focused digital gaming machine library on the casino floor. In a press release, TGG said that the successful deployment at S... Friday, 23 February 2018 05:20

Saipan gaming commissioner accuses Macau casinos of not reporting real VIP volumes

Saipan gaming commissioner accuses Macau casinos of not reporting real VIP volumes The Executive Director of the Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC), the gaming regulatory body of the Northern Mariana Islands, has attributed the comparatively enormous VIP rolling chip volumes running through Imperial Pacific International’s (IPI) Saipan casino to Macau operators failing to repo... Friday, 23 February 2018 05:06

Macau’s Chinese New Year visitation grows 6.5%

Macau’s Chinese New Year visitation grows 6.5% Macau’s visitor arrivals surged by 6.5% year-on-year to more than 960,000 during Chinese New Year, including around 710,000 from mainland China, according to preliminary statistics released by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO). The figures cover the seven days of Spring Festival Golden W... Friday, 23 February 2018 04:27

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Design For Profit

Design For Profit Architect Paul Steelman provides his insights into designing the most expensive privately funded buildings on earth and making and breaking trends. By Muhammad Cohen | Editor-at-Large EMINENT casino architect Paul Steelman helped create the Asian gaming boom with the groundbreaking design of Sands... Monday, 29 January 2018 15:11

Climbing the mountain

Climbing the mountain   ASX-listed Silver Heritage Group finally launched hotel and casino operations at its new Tiger Palace Resort Bhairahawa in late 2017, having survived the 2015 earthquake, a fuel blockade on the Nepal-India border and an AU$19 million (US$14.4 million) funding shortage as a result of the delays. ... Monday, 29 January 2018 15:07

Can sportsbooks survive a 1% tax on handle?

Can sportsbooks survive a 1% tax on handle?   The big news coming out of the United States this year is the likely striking down of the federal ban on sports betting. But with many states licking their lips in anticipation of added tax dollars, the sports betting industry may well have another crippling fight on its hands. THE US Supreme C... Monday, 29 January 2018 15:05

Herman Ng:Macau Pioneer

Herman Ng:Macau Pioneer Inside Asian Gaming discovers a bit more about Herman Ng, CEO and Executive Director of Macau-based slot machine services firm Asia Pioneer Entertainment (APE). Ben Blaschke: Can you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your background? Herman Ng: I grew up in Macau and then when I was 16 ... Monday, 29 January 2018 14:52