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Adriano Ho moves into DICJ role on June 10


The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau’s incoming director, Adriano Ho, is set to officially take office on June 10, according to local repor

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DICJ: 46 percent of Macau’s gaming tables back in operation


The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) has reported that, as of March 9, 3,100 gaming tables, or 46 percent of Macau’s total, had resu

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DICJ issues regulations to prevent Covid-19 infection at reopened casinos


The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) met with representatives of all six concessionaires on Tuesday and laid out a series of strengthe

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Macau Oct. GGR falls 3.2 percent


Macau’s gross gambling revenue dropped 3.2 percent in October, slightly worse than the consensus forecasts from analysts.

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DICJ no plans to blanket ban digital surveillance


The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has clarified that it will not ban digital surveillance equipment in casinos, but instead require operat

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Mass growth outstrips VIP in Q2, takes market lead


Gross gambling revenue in Macau’s mass market sector far outstripped the long-dominant VIP segment in Q2, helped in part by a reclassification of tables following the full smoking ban that came into effect in January.

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G2E Asia says exhibitors “committed” to not display online products


G2E Asia said it will continue to work with regulators to ensure products that are illegal in Macau are not on display at the show and says its exhibitors are “committed” to not promoting any online, or mobile, consumer facing products.

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Government passes law banning off-duty casino workers


The Macau government has passed an amended law that bans casino workers from entering the properties outside of working hours.

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Macau Nov. GGR gains 8.5 percent, topping expectations


Gross gambling revenue for November rose 8.5 percent, beating analysts’ expectations with signs of a rebound in the VIP sector.

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Macau junket numbers shrink despite VIP rebound


The number of junket operators in Macau has shrunk by 12.8 percent over the past year, according to a list published by the DICJ. The number of licens

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Paradise welcomes Macau ETG rules


Paradise Entertainment has welcomed new technical standards published by the Macau market regulator for the operation of dealer operated electronic ta

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Oct. GGR up 8.8 percent, beats expectations


Macau GGR grew 8.8 percent in October, beating analyst expectations. Gross Gaming Revenues for the month came in at MOP 21.8 billion, higher than m

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Macau Security Secretary appointed to Gaming Commission


Macau’s Secretary for Security, Wong Sio Chak has been appointed to the local Gaming Commission, according to the Official Gazette. The government d

Macau December GGR better than expected, 2016 seen tough for VIPs


Macau’s gross gambling revenue fell 21.2 percent in December, which was slightly better than the consensus forecast for a decline of about 23 percen

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Macau Govt to complete mid-term review by end of year


Secretary for Economy and Finance, Leong Vai Tac, told local reporters at the weekend that the Government expects its mid-term review of the gaming in

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Paulo Martins Chan expected to become new director of Macau gaming bureau


Paulo Martins Chan is expected to become the new director of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, according to TDM Macau.  The public prose

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DICJ junket regulations confirm no "V-shaped recovery": WF


Wells Fargo says the Macau gaming regulator’s introduction of regulatory guidelines for junket operators confirms that the sector will not see a “

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