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Philippines POGO tax bill filed


A bill that clarifies taxes on Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations, including a proposal for a 5 percent franchise tax on gross receipts, was filed in the House of Representatives on Wednesday

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Melco gets Philippines sustainability award


Melco Resorts & Entertainment said it has been recognised by the 2019 Sustainable Business Awards Philippines for its performance on energy management and employee development.

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Casino firms not hitched to social capital bandwagon


There is a growing trend towards businesses founded on the premise of social capital, though despite their enormous profits, most casino firms have yet to sign on.

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Improving customer experience to drive profit


Over the last fifteen years or so, much has been written about the primacy of customer experience to bolster organizational growth and profitability. Pretty much every large organization claims to compete on the basis of customer experience (CX). Yet,...

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Melco, MGM announce anniversary bonuses


MGM China and Melco Resorts and Entertainment said they will pay a bonus equivalent to one month’s salary to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of The People’s Republic of China and the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Macau as...

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Imperial Pacific seeks more worker visas


Casino operator Imperial Pacific International Holdings is asking the US government to ease the visa cap for overseas workers in order to support its

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Malta iGaming Seminar to host awards for iGaming employees


The 8th edition of the Malta iGaming Seminar has announced it will hold one of the industry’s first awards dedicated to recognizing Maltese igaming

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Macau’s first training course for gaming employees


Sands China held the inauguration ceremony of Macau’s first training course for gaming practitioners on Tuesday. Co-organized by the Macau Federatio

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Wynn Macau to hand out ‘summer bonus’


Casino operator Wynn Macau has announced it will be issuing its staff a ‘summer bonus’ on July 15, according to a press release from the company.

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Government to assist status-less Tinian Dynasty employees


The Philippines honorary consul to the CNMI is encouraging former employees of Tinian Dynasty to return to Philippines, local media reports. Honorary

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Govt urged to enact smoking ban, address entitlements


A Macau labor group has urged the government to mandate employees’ holiday entitlement in its next revision of the Labor Relations Law, local media

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U.S. Court dismisses appeal filed by 500 guest workers of Tinian Dynasty


The U.S. Court of Appeals has dismissed the appeal filed by more than 500 guest workers of Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino who sued the U.S. Department

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City of Dreams awarded health and safety certificate


Melco Crown Entertainment announced that its flagship integrated resort, City of Dreams, has become the first hotel and integrated resort in Macau awa

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Authorities probe Wynn Macau over smoking violations


Macau authorities are looking into allegations that Wynn Macau breached smoking rules after 70 of the casino’s employees went on strike to protest a

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Sands China to participate in Responsible Gambling 2015


Sands China Ltd. announced it is participating in Responsible Gambling 2015 for the seventh year with several initiatives promoting responsible gaming

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Universal drops employee lawsuits


Universal Entertainment has dropped demands for damages against three employees in a case related to unauthorized payments to its casino project in th

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Macau full-time employees up as dealer numbers down in 15Q2


The number of full-time employees in Macau’s gaming sector rose 1.3 percent year-on-year in 15Q2, while the number of dealers dropped by 2.5 percent

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Demand for IT and Analytics professionals driving up salaries in Asia


Demand in Asia for staff in IT and analytics is driving up average salaries in the betting sector, a survey undertaken by a specialist recruitment com

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Sands China holds Dealer Skills Championship 2015


Nine finalists showcased their baccarat, blackjack and roulette skills in front of a cheering crowd of fellow team members at Sands China Ltd’s Deal

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