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2021-03-12
Wynn Resorts is enhancing its existing protocols in Las Vegas and equipping armed security officers with ballistic body armor.

2021-03-05
Donaco International said it expects to see a pick up in its slot machine business at the Star Vegas casino in Cambodia after new management restructured the machines to better suit the taste of its clients.

2021-03-05
SkyCity Entertainment said its Auckland casino will be allowed to reopen from Sunday, March 7, with physical distancing requirements in place, after New Zealand moved the city to Alert level 2.

2021-02-03
South Korea's Paradise Co. reported a 36.2 percent drop in casino sales for January, compared with the prior month, to KRW27.28 billion ($24.5 million).

2021-01-06
The Ministry of Home Affairs of Singapore (MHA) announced that it will be reconstituting the Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA) to establish the Gambling Regulatory Authority (GRA) by 2021. The GRA will have an expanded mandate to regulate the entire gambling...

2020-12-17
As Macau celebrated the 20th anniversary since the handover to China last December, there was no indication of how the gambling hub’s fortunes were

2020-10-06
Paradise Co., which operates foreigner-only casinos in South Korea, saw an improvement in sales in September from the prior month, even though they were down 71 percent from the prior year.

2020-10-05
Cambodia’s National Assembly has unanimously approved a long-awaited law to govern the country’s casinos. 

2020-10-05
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill into law that will require casino operators to step up their identification of patrons in a bid to improve tax revenue.

2020-09-28
Caesars Entertainment says it’s in advanced talks to buy William Hill for GBP2.9 billion ($3.7 billion) to position itself to take full advantage of the expanding U.S. sports betting market.

2020-09-25
Crown Resorts said it’s suspending junket operations until June of next year while it reviews its compliance and governance operations. 

2020-09-25
Donaco International said its Star Vegas property in Cambodia reopened on Friday, though on a limited basis to test operational systems.

2020-09-25
China’s largest online travel group, Trip.com, has noted a 500 percent gain in searches for tourism products in Macau since China resumed issuing individual travel visas on Sept. 23rd, Macau Business reports. 

2020-09-24
A Bank of America survey held in August found that only 47 percent of Mainland Chinese travellers who want to visit Macau would be willing to take a Covid-19 test, casting doubt on visitation for the upcoming Golden Week holiday. 

2020-09-23
Genting Malaysia said it’s seeking to boost domestic demand and visitation at its flagship property in the country, but the overall outlook for the group remains “uncertain.”

2020-09-23
A directive requiring all casino workers in Macau to wear a face mask has been extended until March 22 to protect from Covid-19.

2020-09-22
The “worst” of the crisis may be over for Resorts World Genting, with a significant improvement in visitation since it reopened three months ago, RHB Research said in a note.

2020-09-21
Gross gambling revenue in Q2 in the Philippines came in at just P2.42 billion ($49.9 million) as the Covid-19 crisis forced the closure of gambling outlets across the country, according to figures from regulator, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp....

2020-09-21
Tak Chun CEO Chang Wen Lin may make a mandatory offer for all of the outstanding shares in Macau Legend for HK$1.9 billion ($245 million) after acquiring a stake in the operator.

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