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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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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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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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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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Ukraine gambling law due for second reading this month

2020-06-08

Ukraine is set to take its draft gambling law to its second reading in June 2020, which if passed, would legalize land-based casinos, online casinos,

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New Zealand to consider further relaxing COVID-19 restrictions

2020-06-08

New Zealand’s government will decide today whether to relax the country’s covid 19 restrictions to the lowest level after 16 days of no new cases,

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Galaxy begins soliciting event proposals for new convention center

2020-06-07

Galaxy Entertainment has begun to solicit event proposals for the Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC), expected to open in the first half of

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Genting Singapore could benefit from MBS investigation woes: Maybank

2020-06-07

A note issued by Maybank at the end of last week predicted that US Department of Justice and Casino Regulatory Authority investigation of Marina Bay S

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Sands China to repatriate Filipino workers

2020-06-05

Sands China is organizing a flight to repatriate some 130 Filipino workers stranded in Macau due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to local media reports.

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