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Roadmap to 1 January

Roadmap to 1 January

With Macau’s new Gaming Law passed by the Legislative Assembly on 21 June, IAG takes a look at the likely timeline for the re-tendering of gaming concessions. Unless you have been in hibernation since September last year, you would be...

Starr Xian: Human Factor

Starr Xian: Human Factor

As Managing Partner of EvolutionHR, Starr Xian enjoys a privileged perspective of the very lifeblood that fuels Macau and its gaming sector. IAG spoke with Starr about her career journey and Macau’s current HR challenges. Oscar Guijarro: Thanks for speaking...

Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment

IAG delves into an intriguing change in Macau’s new gaming law: the increase in minimum capital requirement for each Macau concessionaire from MOP$200 million to MOP$5 billion. Article 17 of Macau’s new gaming law concerning the capital shareholdings of concessionaires...

We’re Back!

We’re Back!

While Macau’s operators have reached nine consecutive quarters of substantial GGR losses, the rest of Asia is opening up and learning to live with COVID-19. We take a look at where each of the major gaming jurisdictions stands as of...

Into the Sunset

Into the Sunset

Pawnbroking has a long history in Macau, dating all the way back to the late Qing Dynasty. The rapid development of the gaming industry has seen pawnbroking extended to also provide cashback services and money exchange, however with China tightening...


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