Inside Asian Gaming has announced that all six of Macau’s casino concessionaires, as well as sports betting concession Macau SLOT Co Ltd, have been confirmed as sponsors of this year’s Asian Gaming Power 50 Gala Dinner, to be held at Wynn Palace on Friday 5 November 2021.
Macau Slot joins Galaxy Entertainment Group, Melco Resorts & Entertainment, MGM, Sands China and SJM Resorts, S.A. as Gold Sponsors, with Wynn Palace already named Venue Sponsor of the 2021 Asian Gaming Power 50 Gala Dinner. The event will take place in the Grand Theater Ballroom at Wynn Palace, followed by an After Party planned to take place at the Wynn Palace Pool Café.
The addition of the concessionaires brings the total number of confirmed sponsors for this year’s event to 16.
Previously announced sponsors include Suncity Group as Diamond Sponsor, Bloomberry Resorts Corp and Solaire Resort & Casino as Red Carpet Welcome Cocktails Sponsors, Bobadilla Group Macau as Official After Party Title Sponsor, BGM Rigging Services as Entertainment Sponsor, and ANGEL Group, Aristocrat, IGT and Scientific games as Platinum Sponsors.
Opened in 2016, Wynn Palace features an array of entertainment experiences including the dazzling performance lake spanning eight acres and mesmerising guests with a choreographed display of water, music and light, the unique SkyCab, large-scale floral displays and an extensive collection of artworks by the world’s leading artists. The Grand Theater at Wynn Palace is one of Macau’s leading event spaces – a spectacular room featuring soaring, seven-meter-high ceilings where a delicious dinner befitting the Power 50 Black Tie Gala Dinner will be expertly served in an elegant and refined style.
Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) is one of the world’s leading resorts, hospitality and gaming companies, a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Index and one of the original concessionaires in Macau. GEG operates three flagship destinations in Macau, including Galaxy Macau™, Broadway Macau™ and StarWorld Macau, with a successful track record of delivering innovative, spectacular and award-winning properties, products and services, and underpinned by a “World Class, Asian Heart” service philosophy.
Founded in 1989, Macau SLOT Co Ltd is the first Macau-based betting operator to run instant lottery on the ferries to and from Macau and Hong Kong. In 1998 and 2000, SLOT was granted the franchise contract by the Macau SAR government to operate sports lottery on football and basketball.
Melco Resorts & Entertainment is a developer, owner and operator of integrated resort facilities in Asia and Europe. In Macau, its businesses include the flagship integrated resort City of Dreams, home to the world’s largest water-based show The House of Dancing Water; the cinematically-themed entertainment resort Studio City; the Forbes Travel Guide 5-star Altira Macau; and Mocha Clubs, comprising Macau’s largest non-casino based operations of electronic gaming machines. A Philippine subsidiary of the Company operates and manages City of Dreams Manila, an integrated entertainment resort in the Philippines. The Company is developing City of Dreams Mediterranean in the Republic of Cyprus which is expected to be the largest premier integrated resort in Europe.
MGM is a leading developer, owner and operator of integrated resorts in the Greater China region. The Company owns and operates MGM MACAU and MGM COTAI.
MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort with approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling.
Named world’s best new skyscraper in 2018 by the Emporis Skyscraper Award, MGM COTAI offers over 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, Asia’s first dynamic theater, and a variety of other offerings.
Sands China Ltd is incorporated in the Cayman Islands with limited liability and is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEx: 1928). Sands China is the largest operator of integrated resorts in Macau. The company’s integrated resorts on the Cotai Strip comprise The Venetian Macao, The Plaza Macao, The Parisian Macao and The Londoner Macao. The Company also owns and operates Sands Macao on the Macao peninsula.
The Company’s portfolio features a diversified mix of leisure and business attractions and transportation operations, including large meeting and convention facilities; a wide range of restaurants; shopping malls; world-class entertainment at the Cotai Arena, The Venetian Theatre, The Parisian Theatre, the Londoner Theatre and the Sands Theatre; and a high-speed Cotai Water Jet ferry service between Hong Kong and Macau.
SJM Resorts, S.A., a subsidiary of the Hong Kong-listed SJM Holdings Limited, is a leading operator, owner and developer of premier tourism, leisure entertainment and related businesses in Macau and the only casino gaming concessionaire with its roots in Macau.
SJM’s Grand Lisboa, with indoor access to the Hotel and Casino Lisboa, is the only hotel in Macau boasting seven Michelin stars, including two Michelin three-star restaurants, The Eight and Robuchon au Dôme, as well as the one star-rated The Kitchen. SJM also operates Casino Oceanus at Jai Alai, connected directly to the Macau Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal. The adjacent Jai Alai complex comprises Jai Alai Hotel and multiple restaurants.
SJM opened the first phase of the Grand Lisboa Palace Resort Macau on 30 July 2021. Situated at Cotai, the integrated resort will feature a total of 1,892 hotel rooms and suites in three hotel towers – the Grand Lisboa Palace Macau, the Palazzo Versace Macau and THE KARL LAGERFELD – as well as facilities for meetings and conferences, dining, shopping, gaming and entertainment.
The Asian Gaming Power 50 Black Tie Gala Dinner will see IAG count down this year’s “Big 50” while guests enjoy a fine dining meal, lively entertainment and the company of many industry peers and influencers. The list will be announced in a variety of interesting ways by renowned VIPs and government officials.
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