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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.

2020-09-19
HatchAsia has signed and executed a Deed of Company Arrangement to take control of Australia-listed Silver Heritage Group. 

2020-09-17
Marina Bay Sands has hired a top law firm in Singapore to look into potential employee transfers of more than $1 billion in clients’ funds to third parties, Bloomberg reports.

2020-09-16
Technology to help monitor the occupancy inside a property, as well as facial recognition and ways of tracking clients, are among the fastest growing areas of technology at present, a participant in a G2E Asia online panel said.

2020-09-16
RG24seven said it has launched a responsible training program, incorporating short videos from experts worldwide to underpin its interactive education

2020-09-14
French casino group Barriere has become the latest bricks and mortar casino to tap into online gaming, entering into a partnership with Betconstruct to launch BarriereBet.

2020-09-11
“The casino issue is symbolic of the clear confrontational axis between top-down politics and grassroots politics… We cannot let matters continue as they have under the Abe administration.” So declared Leader of the Opposition Yukio Edano on Wednesday...

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