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2020-12-03
Macau's Secretary for Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong said he expects more Mainland visitors during the Christmas and Chinese New Year holiday periods and said the government has a promotion scheme involving free hotel stays to encourage Chinese to stay...

2020-12-03
Paradise Entertainment, like the majority of the companies in the global gaming industry, has been hit hard by the pandemic, but has taken measures to reduce costs and is counting on technology and new products to help drive the rebound.

2020-12-02
The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) has denied that it has been holding talking with Macau's operators on the possibility of introducing a digital yuan. The news was first reported by Bloomberg.

2020-12-02
Melco Resorts & Entertainment has been given the top accolade at the 2020 Industry Community Awards - Community Award Asia. Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho was awarded the outstanding individual award for his leadership in supporting stakeholders, colleagues...

2020-12-02
The potential introduction of a digital yuan into Macau would be the final straw for the junket industry, which is already shrinking and diversifying its business model, Bloomberg reports. 

2020-12-01
Macau’s monthly revenue disappointed to the downside again in November, prompting another round of estimate cuts and further pushing out the prospects for a full recovery.

2020-12-01
Macau's gross gambling revenue fell 70.5 percent year-on-year in November to MOP22.87 billion and was also down on the prior month, which brought in MOP26.44 billion.

2020-12-01
It's still unknown whether Macau's gaming sector is on the path to recovery, with conflicting reports over the last month signaling both good and bad news over the medium term. 

2020-11-26
Jurisdictions benefiting from local support will continue to outperform in the first half of next year, with destination markets such as Singapore, Macau and Las Vegas, likely to begin a faster pace of recovery in the second half once vaccines become...

2020-11-13
While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.

2020-11-13
CTR vice president of sales Michael Keen speaks with Asia Gaming Brief managing editor Sharon Singleton about the glitches in the global supply chains following Covid and the latest buying trends from operators and suppliers. He also talks about the impact...

2020-11-11
Ben Lee suggests that Macau might switch over its local economy, including its massive casinos, away from the Pataca or Hong Kong Dollar to the Digital Yuan. He sees this as an “elegant solution” for many of Macau’s economic challenges, and one...

2020-10-14
How does the Global Chief Information Officer & SVP of Melco Resorts & Entertainment get his inspiration to innovate? Avery Palos sits down with Asia Gaming Brief's Asia Editor, Felix Ng about how he keeps up to date with the latest technological trends...

2020-10-13
It is not, as some Western media have said because the Chinese do not dare to travel. With 637 million domestic trips during Golden Week, it shows that people are not afraid to travel.

2020-10-08
The simplification of visa procedures for Chinese visitors is key to drive a more robust recovery in Macau, where this year’s Golden Week figures proved disappointing, according to a note from Bernstein Research.

2020-10-08
Blue Technology remains committed to understanding local requirements and working with our partners to develop games and solutions for ease of busines

2020-10-07
Macau’s existing six casino operators are likely to retain their licenses, but the government is likely to impose extra economic conditions in return, according to a lengthy analysis of potential outcomes of the concession renewal process by Bernstein...

2020-10-06
September figures on Macau GGR came to only MOP2.2 billion (US$277 million), down 90 percent year-on-year, and the eight-day Mid-Autumn Festival holid

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