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2021-04-01
Macau’s gaming operators have been reminded to remain neutral and impartial, and to avoid any form of campaigning ahead of this year’s legislative assembly election. 

2021-03-31
The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging...

2021-03-31
Jennifer Song, equity analyst with Morningstar, spoke with Asia Gaming Brief managing editor Sharon Singleton about visitation to Macau during the recent Chinese New Year period and the outlook for recovery. The longer-than-usual May holiday may be a...

2021-03-10
Macau is cutting the number of major sporting events it holds this year by half, with just five going ahead. One of them will be the motor racing Grand Prix, pandemic permitting.

2021-02-24
The Macau government has eased travel restrictions for the last two remaining Mainland China regions - Hebei and Heilongjiang Provinces, removing their need for a 14-day quarantine.

2021-02-22
Macau's gross gambling revenue improved significantly in the third week of February, after a disappointing start to the Chinese New Year, Bernstein Research notes.

2021-02-03
Macau will face the biggest test of the mantra “if you build it, they will come,” as Sands China’s $2 billion “The Londoner” gets set to open its doors after the worst year in modern records for the world’s largest gambling hub.

2021-02-03
Sheldon Adelson, whose vision for gaming in Asia helped reshape the skylines of both Macau and Singapore, died in January at age 87, though analysts expect the company to continue with its commitment to the region.

2021-02-03
Lower operating costs and a better business mix are likely to have helped the bottom line of Macau’s operators in the fourth quarter, despite continued low revenues, Morgan Stanley says.

2020-12-18
The Macau Government is working hard on the new casino license process. including reviewing all aspects of the existing gaming laws and regulations, as the landscape of the gaming industry has greatly changed since the grant of the previous concession...

2020-12-18
Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng reaffirmed in his policy address this week that “promoting an adequate economic diversification” remained a key objective and a key way forward will be developing a financial industry.

2020-12-18
The December edition of our Focus section gathers views from industry figures on the key events of the past year and asks them to gaze into a crystal ball to divine what the year ahead may hold.

2020-12-18
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 about to change so radically.

2020-12-18
At the conclusion of every year there are important industry events that need to be recapped, but there can be little doubt that even ten years, twenty years hence, 2020 will mark a dividing point in history between the pre-Covid and post-Covid eras.

2020-12-18
It is interesting how fortune changes and predictions fail in the Year of the Rat. The year started with caution as COVID-19 outbreak began to wreak havoc in China.

2020-11-13
While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.

2020-11-11
Ben Lee suggests that Macau might switch over its local economy, including its massive casinos, away from the Pataca or Hong Kong Dollar to the Digital Yuan. He sees this as an “elegant solution” for many of Macau’s economic challenges, and one...

2020-09-19
Macau is likely to recover faster than Las Vegas from the impact of Covid-19, but the trajectory remains opaque, Fitch Ratings said.

2020-08-23
Macau’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) dropped by 67.8 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, according to the Statistics and Census Bure

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