Wednesday, August 17, 2022


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Macau Oct. GGR hit by junket hold: Nomura


Macau’s lower-than-expected gross gambling revenue in October may have been due to low VIP hold at one of the territory’s largest junkets, accordi

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Majority of Thais gamble, report finds


A new survey has found that 30.42 million Thais, or 57 percent of the population, have participated in gambling this year, despite a government ban.

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Chamber of Commerce asks Mie Governor to consider IR bid


The Mie Prefectural Chamber of Commerce and Industry formally requested Mie Governor Eikei Suzuki on Monday to conduct research with an eye toward mak

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Gambling research in focus at IAGR2019


Research into gambling behavior will feature as part of the keynote sessions at the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR)’s annual c

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Japan tourism minister visits Cotai Strip


As part of his Golden Week travels abroad Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Keiichi Ishii visited two IRs in Macau for research purposes on May 3. Specifically, he was given tours of Melco’s City of Dreams and Wynn Palace in the...

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Casinos are bringing in tourists, but need regulatory oversight: Goa academic


While Goa’s local economy has benefited from the rise of Indian middle class tourists thanks to its unfeathered casino industry, regulatory oversigh

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Mobile betting on the rise, but overall betting down: Roy Morgan


Australians are increasingly using mobile devices to place bets, however, there are fewer punters taking bets overall compared to six years ago, said

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Online gamblers to double by 2022: Juniper


The number of online gamblers will more than double by 2022, driven by engaging new products in the casino space, easing regulations and increased upt

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Local spending on casino gaming up 110 percent


The average monthly spend on gaming in casinos by Macau residents has risen nearly 110 percent since 2013, according to a survey conducted by a Univer

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Skill-based games market to reach $3.6 billion by 2022


India’s skill-based games market is expected to grow over $3.6 billion in the next six years, according to a report released by Research and Markets

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Casino gamblers three times more likely to have problem, research finds


Casino gamblers are three times more likely to be problem gamblers, according to new research commissioned by Gambling Research Australia. The researc

Weaker Macau economy softens government policies


Macau's deteriorating economy has been a nudge for the government to think more constructively on its agenda to balance economic diversification and f

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Messages from Macau, Beijing mixed


Maybank Research says the messages from Macau and Beijing remain mixed with the recent proposed total smoking ban and Beijing’s new transit visa rul

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Macau GGR for month through July 5 at $394m


Macau GGR for the month through July 5 was MOP 3.15 billion ($394 million), while the average daily rate was MOP630 million, higher than May's rate of

China crackdown boosts Manila, Las Vegas


Casinos around Asia and in the United States are benefiting from Beijing’s crackdown on corruption and extravagance by attracting Chinese high rolle

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Singapore and Macau favoured destinations for Chinese gamblers, COTRI


Singapore and Macau are favored destinations for Chinese gamblers but competition from smaller destinations with casinos is increasing and Korea is mo

Social casino revenue to top $2.7B


Social casino gambling is expected to rake in $2.7 billion in revenue this year according to Eilers Research gaming analyst Adam Krejcikis, quoted in

Online gaming booming, led by Asia


Mobile gaming revenues will reach $21.1 billion by the end of this year, driven by Asian mobile users, according to analysts at SuperData Research. Th

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