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Panel proposes gambling addiction to fall under public insurance

2020-01-14

An advisory panel to the health minister of Japan has recommended that the treatment of gambling addiction be covered by the national health insurance

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SkyCity insurance policy covers fire at the convention center

2019-11-26

SkyCity Entertainment has confirmed that its insurance policy covers damage from the fire which struck its convention center in Auckland. In a stat

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Malacañang supports end to visa-upon-arrival policy

2019-08-02

President Duterte’s office has thrown its support behind Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr.’s proposal to end visa-upon-arrival privileges for Chinese nationals, local media reports.

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Goa government to discuss gaming cluster proposal

2019-01-07

In a draft tourism policy prepared by the Goa government, existing offshore casinos would be moved into a newly created international gaming cluster,

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Osaka maps out unique IR policies

2017-07-24

The prefecture and city governments of Osaka hosted their own IR Promotion Council on Monday, in which local government officials and experts discusse

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No need to panic over Macau policy risks: Bernstein

2017-05-22

While recent headlines are a reminder of Macau’s susceptibility to policy risks, the impact is minimal over the long term, said Bernstein in a Tuesd

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No interest in foreigners-only IR: Bowers

2017-05-15

MGM Resorts International’s Ed Bowers today stressed the importance of allowing entry for locals in a gaming market, adding that MGM would reconside

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Macau to lose over tightening liquidity: Bernstein

2017-02-20

Reduced liquidity in mainland China in 2017 will create headwinds for high-end gaming in Macau, say Bernstein analysts.  In its report titled “Chin

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Racing Victoria proposes board shake-up

2017-02-19

Any persons deriving income from wagering or racing will be banned from holding a position on the Racing Victoria board under new proposed rules for t

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Melco Crown declares special dividend

2017-01-12

Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. has announced the declaration of a special dividend as well as an amendment in its dividend policy. The special dividen

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Premier pushes for closer partnership with Macau

2016-10-10

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has reaffirmed China’s hopes to build more substantial economic and trade ties, and sound partnerships with Portuguese-sp

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Mike Baird to announce reversal of greyhound ban

2016-10-10

NSW Premier Mike Baird is expected to reverse his decision to ban greyhound racing in the state following increasing internal pressure and a public ba

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Duterte pushes for Pagcor and PCSO merger

2016-08-25

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte is pushing for the merger of state-owned gaming companies, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (Pagcor) and lott

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Racing Victoria changes fee policy, CEO quits

2016-05-29

Racing Victoria announced their race fields fee policy for FY17 last Friday, which includes two potential changes that could have a slight impact on t

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UBS takes less cautious view on Macau

2015-07-01

UBS analysts said they are moving away from a cautious view of Macau’s gaming industry and taking a more constructive stance following the recent vi

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Macau’s table cap: Does it matter anymore?

2015-04-01

Will the new supply coming to the Cotai resort district set Macau back on the road to growth and if it does will operators be allocated enough tables to make the new multi-billion dollar resorts profitable? They are billion-dollar questions with no ready...

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Macau changing its game

2015-03-26

Macau Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On sent a clear message to the casino industry in the first policy address of his second term in office this week - the government is no longer just paying lip service to diversifying the economy away from gambling. The...

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