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Wynn Resorts loses bid to avoid Okada ouster trial Wynn Resorts Ltd and its former board member Kazuo Okada are officially heading to court next year after a Nevada judge threw out the company’s bid to avoid a trial over the forced redemption of his stock at a US$900 million discount in 2012. Wynn Resorts had argued that a July ruling in Nevadaâ€...
Friday, 17 November 2017 07:07

VIDEO: Ken Jolly introduces new Scientific Games portfolio Vice President and General Manager, Asia for Scientific Games, Ken Jolly, tells IAG about the company’s new titles on show at MGS Entertainment Show 2017.
Thursday, 16 November 2017 07:07

Macau government to clamp down on non-resident casino employees Macau’s Chief Executive, Chui Sai On, has stated the government’s plan to place stricter controls on the employment and promotion of foreign workers in Macau’s casinos, including a reduction in “the importation of and the renewal of applications for foreign workers” holding middle and seni...
Thursday, 16 November 2017 06:47

Asia Pioneer Entertainment commences trading on Hong Kong Stock Exchange Macau-based electronic gaming machine supplier Asia Pioneer Entertainment Holdings Limited (APE) has successfully commenced trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange following the completion of an initial public offering. APE announced that it had actively begun trading on the Growth Enterprise Marke...
Thursday, 16 November 2017 06:37

Macau’s MICE industry held back by mainland access difficulties The Chairman of MGS Entertainment Show organizer the Macau Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Association, Mr Jay Chun, says Macau’s MICE industry continues to be hampered by poor mainland China access. The comments were made during an interview with Inside Asian Gaming at the MGS Entertainment Show ...
Thursday, 16 November 2017 06:29

Macau government eyeing greater regulation of gaming industry The Macau government plans to place greater focus on regulation of the gaming industry in 2018, including enhancement of its legal framework and strengthening of supervision on security and diversification. The topic of regulation was a central topic of two key speeches on Tuesday with Macau Chief ...
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 06:58

Macau “already the World Center of Tourism,” says Suncity’s Alvin Chau The CEO of Macau’s biggest junket operator, Suncity Group, believes the government needs to worry less about what other jurisdictions are doing and focus more on maintaining Macau’s position as the global gaming leader, claiming the city is “already the World Center of Tourism.” His comment...
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 06:13

Quality, not quantity, the key for MGM Cotai: Pansy Ho MGM China Executive Director Pansy Ho says the company is “ready to submit” its application to the Macau government for the allocation of new to market gaming tables but believes quality, not quantity, will be the key to success when MGM Cotai opens its doors on 29 January 2018 Speaking to repo...
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 06:09

SJM aiming for high Cotai market share, still targeting 2018 launch SJM Holdings Executive Director and CEO, Dr Ambrose So, says the company is confident it can gain significant market share in Cotai despite being the last of Macau’s six concessionaire’s to establish a presence in the city’s new gaming hub. SJM will become the only license holder yet to open ...
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 06:05

IGT reports 3Q17 operating loss on North American unit Global gaming conglomerate IGT reported a net loss of US$804 million revenue for the three months to 30 September 2017, due primarily to a US$714 million non-cash impairment charge and US$118 million of net foreign exchange loss. Similarly, the company saw revenue fall 6% for the quarter to US$1.22...
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 06:02

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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

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ten Years On A decade of making the Asian Gaming Power 50 By Andrew W ScottIAG Asian Gaming Power 50 selection panel Chairman EVERY year for the last decade, Inside Asian Gaming has completed a task that is fascinating, exhilarating, intellectually stimulating and industry-defining whilst simultaneously bei... Tuesday, 05 December 2017 19:12

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 19 -  James Murren

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 19 - James Murren 19 James Murren CHAIRPERSON AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTORMGM China Holdings POWER SCORE1,165 LAST YEAR12 CLAIMS TO FAME • Chairman of the world’s second largest casino company • Credited with keeping MGM Resorts afloat during the GFC If the strong domestic results achieved by MGM China’s pa... Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:44

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

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 18 - Chen Lip Keong 18 Chen Lip Keong CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTORNagaCorp POWER SCORE1,234 LAST YEAR20 CLAIMS TO FAME • Casino monopoly within 200 kilometers of Phnom Penh runs to 2035, license to 2065. • Owns 65% of first gaming company ever listed in Hong Kong • NagaWorld extension Naga2 debuted in Novemb... Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:39