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2021-03-31
The final court ruling on Wynn Macau’s liability in the Dore Entertainment case could change the landscape of VIP gaming in Macau, according to gaming expert António Lobo Vilela.

2021-03-23
VIP play had been projected to be a major segment of the potential overall Japanese gaming market, but a lot has changed since the law permitting integrated resorts was passed in 2018.

2021-02-24
Outside of the global pandemic, the trade war between Australia and China is casting another dark shadow over Australia’s already-strained VIP gaming industry, prompting operators to start looking elsewhere for recovery. 

2021-02-19
Matt Bekier, chief executive of Star Entertainment Group said his firm would try to boost its appeal to international tourists, once the borders were open again, to develop a new market by stepping up its pitches to VIP gamblers in Asia through its offices...

2021-02-01
Macau’s gross gambling revenue dropped 63.7 percent in January, better than analysts had been expecting after renewed Covid-19 clusters on Mainland China slowed visitation later in the month.

2021-01-27
Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) has published an updated list of licensed junket operators, showing a reduction in 10 from January to 85. The list includes companies and single agents.

2021-01-22
The introduction of a digital renminbi into Macau would potentially have a positive impact on the gaming industry, easing cash flow for mass and premium mass players, but the “devil would be in the details,” says Bernstein Research.

2021-01-19
Melco Resorts & Entertainment and Wynn Resorts are expected to outperform their Macau rivals in the next six months due to their larger exposure to the premium mass market, according to Bernstein Research.

2021-01-15
Macau's gross gambling revenue in the fourth quarter of 2020 was MOP22 billion ($2.75 billion), with mass market baccarat and slots making up about 65 percent of the total, according to quarterly figures released by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination...

2020-12-18
Studio City International Holdings announces the continuation of VIP rolling chip operations at the Studio City Casino until December 31, 2021.

2020-12-10
The Philippines’ decision to issue online gambling licenses to local casinos is likely to present interesting opportunities for suppliers, but the terms won’t create significant  business growth for the operators.

2020-12-09
Star Entertainment Group’s newest development the Queens Wharf casino and entertainment complex will be geared towards attracting luxury tourists rather than high-rollers when it opens in 2022, according to chief executive officer Matt Bekier. 

2020-09-07
Macau’s gross gambling revenue is seeing signs of an uptick in both mass and VIP, though for the month Bernstein Research is still estimating a decline in the mid 80’s percent. 

2020-08-31
Bernstein Research issued a note on Monday morning predicting that the Macau operators which focus more on the VIP market, Melco and Wynn, are likely

2020-08-12
In a video presentation hosted by SkyCity Auckland Executive General Manager of Gaming Matt Ballesty and presented at the Australasian Gaming Expo, a

2020-07-28
SJM Holdings said it doesn’t expect its revenues to return to their pre-crisis levels this year and at present it’s not possible to predict how long the Covid-19 pandemic will continue to affect its business.

2020-07-21
Genting Malaysia has seen reasonable growth in visitation since it began reopening on June 15 and Resorts World Genting has doubled its number of available rooms, according a research report from CGS-CIMB.

2020-06-10
Social distancing rules under the “new normal” will impact grind mass business most, due to the restriction of three gamblers per table, according

2020-06-09
The road to recovery for Genting Singapore is expected to be slow and a long way off, according to analysts from Bernstein Research on Tuesday. “

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