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New Technical Standards for Macau ETGs to bring “business opportunities” for Paradise: Chun Paradise Entertainment Limited Chairman and Managing Director Jay Chun says that new Technical Standards governing Dealer-Operated Electronic Table Games (DETG), announced by the government in December, will benefit the company by accelerating the replacement cycle of older installations.  The Tec...
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 04:34

Galaxy’s Boracay casino license granted after Letter of No Objection from local government Pagcor Chair Andrea Domingo has revealed that the Philippine gaming regulator granted Galaxy Entertainment Group and local partner Leisure and Resorts World Corp (LRWC) a provisional casino license for their planned US$500 integrated resort last week after securing a Letter of No Objection from the...
Monday, 26 March 2018 22:06

February sees highest Macau visitation since August 2014 More than 3 million people arrived in Macau in February, with Chinese New Year celebrations ensuring a 23.1% year-on-year increase and the highest visitation figure since August 2014. The 3,070,937 arrivals included around 1.4 million overnight visitors – up 13.3% on February 2016 – and 1.67 mi...
Sunday, 25 March 2018 14:51

Macau government gives green light to Galaxy’s Wynn Resorts move Macau’s gaming regulator, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ), says it sees no negative impact on Macau’s gaming industry from Galaxy Entertainment Group’s (GEG) acquisition of a 4.9% stake in fellow concessionaire Wynn Resorts last week. In a statement, the DICJ said that, b...
Sunday, 25 March 2018 14:32

Scientific Games’ new “Jin Ji Bao Xi” Asian linked progressive now installed on Macau casino floors Scientific Games Corporation has announced the first-ever installation of its new “Jin Ji Bao Xi” Asian linked progressive in Macau. “Jin Ji Bao Xi”, which follows on from the company’s hugely successful “Duō Fu Duō Cai” family link, is now live in both Macau and Cambodia, with the...
Sunday, 25 March 2018 13:16

LDP to require Japan operators report all transactions over ¥1 million Casino operators would be required to report the details of any customer that exchanges chips or cash totaling ¥1 million or more under regulations being considered by Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) for inclusion in its impending integrated resorts bill. According to local media, ...
Sunday, 25 March 2018 12:59

Francis Lui hails Wynn Resorts as “good competitor” after Galaxy claims stake Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) Vice Chairman Francis Lui has told Inside Asian Gaming that Wynn Resorts is a “good competitor” that does things right after his company snapped up a 4.9% stake in the company on Friday morning. Asked by IAG about the purchase of 5.3 million shares in the integ...
Sunday, 25 March 2018 11:23

Changing of the guard: Macau’s Galaxy buys 5.3 million Wynn Resorts shares as Steve Wynn agrees to sell entire stake By Ben Blaschke and Andrew W Scott Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) has emerged as a shock investor in Wynn Resorts, with the two integrated resort giants announcing today that Galaxy has agreed to purchase 5.3 million primary Wynn Resorts shares for a total of US$927.5 million. Wynn also announce...
Friday, 23 March 2018 08:31

The Star Gold Coast opens luxury hotel The Darling Star Entertainment Group has opened its new luxury suite hotel, The Darling, at The Star Gold Coast – part of the company’s Australia-wide property makeover. The 17-storey hotel is considered the jewel in crown of The Star Gold Coast’s AU$850 million redevelopment, featuring seven suites on e...
Friday, 23 March 2018 06:44

Korea’s Jeju Shinhwa World holds Grand Opening Korea’s Jeju Shinhwa World celebrated its Grand Opening on Thursday, described as “the first and only iconic world-class integrated leisure and entertainment resort in Jeju Island, Korea.” The ceremony, hosted by the Chairman of Jeju Shinhwa World owner and operator Landing International, Dr ...
Friday, 23 March 2018 06:21

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SJM the latest to introduce eco-friendly new energy bus service

SJM the latest to introduce eco-friendly new energy bus service Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (SJM) has become the latest Macau operator to introduce a new energy shuttle bus service. The buses will begin operations in May, with the number of new energy buses to be increased in phases. In its announcement, SJM said the introduction of the buses “demonstr... Friday, 20 April 2018 07:33

VIDEO - Week in Review

VIDEO - Week in Review Inside Asian Gaming takes a look back at the biggest stories of the past week. Friday, 20 April 2018 07:27

Aquis boss accuses ACT government of 17-month silence

Aquis boss accuses ACT government of 17-month silence The CEO of Hong Kong’s Aquis Entertainment Limited has accused the Australian Capital Territory government of leaving it in the dark for 17 months over an AU$330 million Canberra Casino development proposal. The accusation follows an ultimatum issued by the government earlier this week giving Aqu... Friday, 20 April 2018 07:18

“Protectionism” harming Macau non-gaming growth: scholar

“Protectionism” harming Macau non-gaming growth: scholar A respected Macau scholar says protectionist policies aimed at supporting locals are in fact harming the government’s own efforts to grow the city’s international tourism appeal. Professor Glenn McCartney, Acting Associate Dean, Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Macau, out... Friday, 20 April 2018 07:06

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G2E ASIA AWARDS to debut in 2018

G2E ASIA AWARDS to debut in 2018 Inside Asian Gaming and G2E Asia will co-organize the inaugural G2E Asia Awards in 2018 – the official awards of Asia’s biggest industry  trade show and exhibition, G2E Asia. In an exciting development for the Asian gaming industry, Inside Asian Gaming and G2E Asia announced in March that they... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:07

Indian Dreaming: Tiger Palace putting Nepal in the game

Indian Dreaming: Tiger Palace putting Nepal in the game By Ben Blaschke The first integrated resort to be built in South Asia, Tiger Palace Resort in Nepal’s lowland Terai plains sits just eight kilometers from the border with India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh, home to some 215 million people. At US$52 million it also represents a fascinatin... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:12

Digital Danger

Digital Danger As the world becomes increasingly digital, the world’s casino operators are taking cyber security more seriously than ever before. But as leading risk mitigation company Kroll explains, risks remain – and not always where you might expect.  By Ben Blaschke AS cautionary tales go, the downfall... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:09

Gaming development outlook along the Belt and Road

Gaming development outlook along the Belt and Road Michael Zhu, SVP of International Planning and Analysis for The Innovation Group, delves into the benefits that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s “One Belt and One Road” initiative will bring to Asia’s gaming industry. By Michael Zhu PRIOR to the current recovery of Macau’s gaming malaise, ... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:08