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Grind mass to suffer most from new normal: MS

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

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Genting Singapore recovery likely sluggish: Bernstein

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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Genting Singapore could benefit from MBS investigation woes: Maybank

2020-06-07

A note issued by Maybank at the end of last week predicted that US Department of Justice and Casino Regulatory Authority investigation of Marina Bay S

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RWM sees sustained VIP recovery, growth in mass in 19Q3

2019-11-15

Resorts World Manila (RWM) located in Entertainment City, posted a sharp 49 percent increase in consolidated net revenues, reaching P16.4 billion (US$

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Asia remains first choice for mass, but VIPs venturing further

2019-11-01

It’s difficult to enter a tourist hotspot in Asia without observing signs written in Chinese, or a street vendor shouting greetings in Mandarin - a testament to the influence of Chinese outbound tourism.

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Casinos counter Chinese VIP conundrum

2019-11-01

There’s no doubt that the integrated resorts springing up across Asia were targeted at China’s VIPs, but with that market in retreat there’s little sign of high rollers from other jurisdictions stepping up to take their place.

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Winning décor 

2019-08-23

Bill Friedman’s book, ‘Designing Casinos to Dominate the Competition,’ used to be the final word in casino design in the early 2000s, with a dominating principle that the gambling equipment as decor beats “impressive and memorable decorations.”

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Mass market leads Macau’s Q2 growth

2018-07-16

The mass market overtook the VIP sector to lead growth in Macau’s gross gambling revenue in Q2 with a gain of 21 percent over the prior year, according to figures from the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau.

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May GGR on track for 16-17 percent gain: Bernstein

2018-05-21

Gross gambling revenue in Macau is on track to gain between 16 to 17 percent from the same month last year, according to estimates from Bernstein Research.

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Meg-Star unveils new VIP club with SWISS TIME

2018-05-01

Meg-Star International and Switzerland’s SWISS TIME has unveiled the world’s first top-watch themed VIP Club. Designed by top designers, the ne

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Tak Chun opens VIP club at Four Seasons

2018-02-25

Junket operator Tak Chun Group on Sunday unveiled a new VIP club at the Four Seasons Hotel, local media reports. The new VIP club contains 12 tables w

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Imperial Pacific unveils casino, but delays persist

2017-03-29

Imperial Pacific’s highly anticipated multi-billion dollar resort on the island of Saipan is planning to hold an opening on March 31, though it's unclear if anything will actually open. While soft openings are common, with Okada Manila for example...

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Law Commission sees revenue potential from casinos, but no decision yet

2017-03-22

India’s Law Commission recognizes the government would raise substantial revenue from regulating the country’s $60 billion gambling industry, but its chairman says the legal body has not yet made up its mind on the issue. Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan...

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Growth seen slowing as competition rises

2017-03-08

The Philippines is expected to be one of the strongest growing gaming markets in Asia again in 2017, driven by another major opening in Manila’s Entertainment City, however growth is expected to slow over the longer term in the face of greater regional...

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Macau benefiting from China VIP recovery

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

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Living the stream

2017-02-22

If you’ve paid a visit to any of the major gambling exhibitions in the past few years it’s clear that live casino is viewed as the future of online gaming, supplanting software-generated games dictated by RNGs. It’s the realism and transparency...

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Crown’s homecoming

2017-02-22

Crown has recently re-focused its efforts on expanding its Australian business in the wake of the Chinese VIP crackdown and the arrest of 18 of its employees on “gambling related” charges. Crown Resorts has bucked the trend of going global, selling...

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S. Korea loses lustre as foreign investors withdraw

2017-01-18

Results for South Korea’s gaming operators improved in 2016, although foreign operators appear to be losing patience, with major projects either stalled or abandoned. Market watchers say the initial euphoria faded fast when operators were faced with...

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Outlook improves, but China remains in driver’s seat

2017-01-18

Macau got off to a good start in January, with GGR in the initial weeks higher than expected, though few expect any return to the stellar growth rates of the past, with China still likely to be the driving factor for casino operators. Beijing’s crackdown...

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