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Recall campaign against Yokohama mayor to launch in October

2020-06-10

Anti-casino groups are preparing to launch their recall campaign against pro-IR Mayor Fumiko Hayashi in October, after having been delayed by the coro

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IPI on verge of having CNMI accounts seized

2020-06-10

Troubled operator Imperial Pacific International appears on the verge of having US$6.9 million seized from its CNMI bank accounts in order to pay dama

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Grand Korea Leisure records zero sales for April

2020-06-10

Grand Korea Leisure has recorded zero sales for the month of April and a year-on-year decline of 73.7 percent in sales for the month of May. The May s

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Frank McFadden appointed SJM COO

2020-06-10

Frank McFadden has been appointed Chief Operating Officer for Gaming and Hospitality of SJM Holdings, replacing the recently-resigned Ng Chi Sing.

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Shambala casino to open in second half of 2020

2020-06-10

The second casino in the Primorye gambling zone is expected to open in the summer of 2020, according to Russia’s Far East Investment and Export Agen

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SJM COO Ng Chi Sing steps down

2020-06-10

Following its annual board meeting on Tuesday, SJM Holdings has announced the resignation of Ng Chi Sing as chief operating officer and executive dire

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Grind mass to suffer most from new normal: MS

2020-06-10

Social distancing rules under the “new normal” will impact grind mass business most, due to the restriction of three gamblers per table, according

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Shinzo Abe: IRs to assist post-Covid tourism recovery

2020-06-09

In the House of Representatives Budget Committee, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe effectively reasserted his government’s intention to move forward with I

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Investor interests left behind in Japan IR race: Mihara

2020-06-09

The interests of investors in Japanese IRs have largely been left behind, spelling potential problems for the future of IR development in the country,

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Capacity not demand seen as key issue in casino reopening

2020-06-09

The lack of capacity due to social distancing measures will be the key challenge for operators in opening their properties and not the lack of demand, says Angel Sueiro, chief operating officer of PH Resorts. 

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PAGCOR to address POGO issues ahead of 2022 elections

2020-06-09

PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Andrea Domingo on Tuesday said that the current state of POGOs, if left unchecked, will be used against the current administra

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Genting Singapore recovery likely sluggish: Bernstein

2020-06-09

The road to recovery for Genting Singapore is expected to be slow and a long way off, according to analysts from Bernstein Research on Tuesday. “

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IPI owes community benefit fund $37 million

2020-06-09

Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC) executive director Charlie Atalig has filed a complaint against IPI for allegedly failing to contribute $40 milli

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U.S.-China tensions a heightening threat to foreign firms in Macau

2020-06-08

The steep deterioration in US-China tensions, coupled with the coronavirus outbreak poses serious threats to foreign firms involved in the Macau gamin

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Gaming taxes down 56.5% in Jan-May period

2020-06-08

Gaming taxes collected by the Macau government between January and May fell 56.5 percent year-on-year to MOP21 million (US$2.6 million), according to

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Domingo hopes casinos to reopen in June, take down NOGOs

2020-06-08

PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Andrea Domingo on Tuesday said she hopes to see gaming operations reopen gradually from the beginning of June. The chairwom

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NZ to lift all COVID-19 restrictions from midnight

2020-06-08

With no active cases of the coronavirus left in New Zealand and no new cases in a fortnight, New Zealand will be removing all social distancing restri

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TVBET and Digitain announce partnership

2020-06-08

Live-games provider TVBET and sportsbook & casino provider Digitain have joined forces to provide their casino and sportsbook operators with strea

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ICE Asia Digital & SIGMA Asia Focus launches today

2020-06-08

The first day of ICE Asia Digital and SIGMA Asia Focus Digital is set to kick off today at 4pm Hong Kong time. Both events will launch with a share

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