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2020-10-08
The simplification of visa procedures for Chinese visitors is key to drive a more robust recovery in Macau, where this year’s Golden Week figures proved disappointing, according to a note from Bernstein Research.

2019-12-13
The casino industry in Macau grew from US$2.77 billion in revenues in 2002 to over US$45 billion in 2013. Then, in 2015, revenues fell precipitously to under US$29 billion, a fall from which casinos are still reeling.

2019-09-06
VIP and premium mass customers made up of only one percent of visitors in 2018, yet drove around 70 percent of total GGR, according to analysts from B

2019-06-13
Emperor Entertainment Hotel Limited, the gaming arm of Emperor Group, said it will be looking to expand its share of the premium mass market segment,

2019-05-21
None of Macau’s operators, or junkets, are showing confidence that VIP trends or demand are organically improving, despite positive macro leading indicators, analysts at Morgan Stanley wrote after a recent trip to the territory.

2019-03-04
Despite its reputation as a luxury brand, Wynn Macau is outperforming the market in the premium mass segment, delivering above average margins, Bernst

2018-12-03
Shares in Macau’s casino operators may rally in the short term following better-than-expected November gross gambling revenue, an easing in trade tensions between the U.S. and China and increased visitation after the opening of a bridge between Hong...

2018-06-20
Melco’s new 772-room hotel tower Morpheus will double the number of rooms available for premium mass customers, while increasing room capacity at Ci

2018-03-19
The Philippines is in a strong position to capture a growing share of the premium mass market to help diversify its tourism base, according to Bloombe

2018-02-20
Fitch Ratings says it expects Macau’s gross gambling revenue to gain 13 percent in 2018, moderating from a 36 percent spike recorded in January. The

2018-01-24
Sands China’s Q4 results beat analysts' expectations, driven by strong premium mass revenue in Macau. Total net revenues for Sands China increased 1

2018-01-02
China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange has imposed new restrictions on UnionPay cards, effective on January 1, 2018, though the impact on Ma

2017-07-26
Total net revenues for Sands China increased 23 percent year-on-year to US$1.8 billion in the second quarter of 2017, driven by strong mass gaming rev

2017-04-11
Analysts are likely to be watching for any commentary from management on the performance of the premium mass sector during the upcoming round of quart

2017-03-07
China’s economy is seeing renewed strength in premium activity, driving demand for luxury cars and VIP gaming in Macau, though longer term the outlo

2017-02-23
Hotel capacity expansion and Chinese market under-penetration will drive growth in the mass market, read a report from Bernstein on Friday. While Maca

2016-11-10
With Macau’s six operators having reported their third quarter results, Union Gaming says mass revenues showed solid growth in the quarter. “What

2016-09-10
Deutsche Bank‘s Karen Tang says Macau is on the cusp of a mass market recovery. The analyst, who conducted extensive interviews with “a dozen of c

2015-12-13
Chairman of Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited, Lui Che Woo, said he anticipates better results from the mass gaming segments starting in February, 20

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