Saturday, July 02, 2022


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Crown appoints Alan McGregor as CFO


Crown Resorts said it has appointed long-term finance executive Alan McGregor as its new chief financial officer. 

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Nerves of steel and a long-term view needed for stock investors


Asia’s gaming stocks have been pummelled by the outbreak of the coronavirus, but with signs China may be bringing the disease under control, is it nearing the time to re-enter the market?

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Yokohama establishes IR Promotion Office


The Yokohama municipal government is establishing a new “IR Promotion Office” to guide its policies into the more active phase of IR development.

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Travellers to delist on Oct. 21


Travellers International Hotel Group has been given the green light to delist from the Philippine Stock Exchange on Oct. 21 following a tender offer.

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Asian affiliate acquisitions hot up


The recent moves in the Asian affiliate space, including high-profile acquisitions and talk from some of the larger listed affiliates of entering new markets in Asia, might have observers believing the region is like any other, at least as far as affiliates...

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Sasebo deepening engagement with IR operators


Following that Kyushu-Nagasaki IR Business Connect Seminar held in June, the Sasebo Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pushing forward with a pair of initiatives that aim to deepen their engagement with IR operators that have an interest in the Huis...

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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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Macau workers push for mid-year bonus clarity


An association representing Macau’s gaming workers has written to the territory’s Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On to ask the six operators to release details on mid-year bonuses, according to media reports.

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Macau suspicious transactions drop in Q1


The number of suspicious transaction reports in Macau fell by 23.1 percent in Q1, according to figures released by the Financial Intelligence Office.

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LVS features as one of world’s most admired companies


Las Vegas Sands was featured for a third year in a row as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” in Fortune magazine’s annual list of the most respected businesses.

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Terms of engagement?


With competition for customers in jurisdictions such as Macau intensifying, casino operators are realizing the vital role played by their employees in customer retention, but the strategies being used to foster employee engagement, such as higher salaries,...

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Japan local governments gather at the starting line


The year 2017 saw a distinct acceleration in the race to obtain licenses to build and operate Japan’s first IRs. While everyone agrees that the potential scope of the market is vast, without the precise locations and the terms of regulation yet being...

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Macau operators meet with second standing committee over smoking ban


Macau’s six casino operators met with the Second Standing Committee of Legislative Assembly to jointly present their views on the proposed smoking r

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Macau operators see significant uncertainty in short-term, VIP future bleak


Macau operators hinted at significant near-term uncertainty related to a host of issues, with a few even suggesting VIP play in Macau may never fully

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Macau submits stricter smoking bill


It’s come as no surprise that, after months of worry among Macau operators, smoking in casinos will likely become a thing of the past. Following a r

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