Wednesday, August 17, 2022


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Regions present expansion opportunities


The Philippines’ regional casinos may not get the same headline publicity as the bigger resorts in Manila, but the number of properties has been growing and their client base evolving as amenities and infrastructure improves.

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China statement a warning to junkets: Bernstein


China’s statement on online gambling in Manila could be seen as a warning to junkets and online gaming operations about gambling outside of Macau, Bernstein analysts wrote in a note.

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Macau probes 7 online gaming cases in H1


Macau authorities have reportedly opened seven cases related to illegal online gambling in the first half of the year, local media reports.

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DICJ finds nothing illegal in Macau VIP rooms


The head of Macau’s gaming regulator said the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has inspected 25 VIP rooms and found nothing illegal and confirmed that Suncity Holdings CEO Alvin Chao is not under investigation.

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DICJ warns operators against online gambling and proxy betting


The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has issued a warning to the city’s six gaming concessionaires, stressing the need to adhere to local a

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Concessions, online crackdowns and technology seen as 2019 themes


The new year is getting underway against a backdrop of political and economic uncertainty across the globe. The U.S. government shutdown due to a spat

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Philippines, Cambodia in likely firing line for China online crackdown


There’s growing concern that China may launch a crackdown on the streaming of casino games into the country next year, potentially dealing a major blow to the booming industry in the Philippines and Cambodia.

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Police nab proxy betting ring members


Ten people were arrested last week in Macau over their involvement in an illegal proxy betting ring, Macau TDM reports. The suspects are accused of he

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DICJ warns operators to observe phone ban


Macau’s gaming regulator has warned concessionaires and junket operators to observe the phone ban on gaming tables after a crackdown on an illegal o

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Macau authorities bust proxy gambling ring


Macau’s Judiciary Police have arrested 17 people in connection with a HK$10 million illegal gambling ring, Macau TDM reports. Officials said the syn

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The year ahead - Tim Shepherd


In 2017 I think we will continue to see the larger players in Macau flex their muscles internationally looking for ROIC no longer available in Macau.

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GGR improvement for Entertainment City casinos


Philippines’ gross gaming revenue in July has continued to improve, with the strong trend appearing sustainable until year end, said Maybank in a no

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GMA releases proxy betting white paper


Global Market Advisors (GMA), a leading hospitality research and consulting firm, focused on the global casino gaming, lodging, tourism, and airline i

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Proxy betting attracting Macau’s missing billions?


Proxy betting is booming in Asia’s grey markets, with live broadcasts of table games thought to be pulling in a chunk of Macau’s missing VIP billions, but this growth has led to concern over unclear regulations. Experts say that regulation will benefit...

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