Asian News

  • What goes up . . .

    By Casino International on May 1, 2018
    A lift incident coming to light puts the spotlight on the government’s slow progress in setting up a regime for the examination and maintenance of elevators and escalators and a deprived pool of human resources.
  • Room for one more?

    By Casino International on April 1, 2018
    Seven? More? Five? Less? Anything is possible, they say, but some scenarios are more possible than others . . .
  • Love me (public) tender

    By Casino International on April 1, 2018
    The extension of the six contracts - a kind of public tender to ‘renew’ the current six operators (with or without additional economic costs) - and the pure public tender, open to all. The cards are on the table, with all to play for.
  • Anticipation for Japan Gaming Congress grows as Operators increase their presence

    By Casino International on March 21, 2018
    The 2017 edition of JgC was the largest event of its type held in Japan, attracting delegates from both local and international markets. Clarion Gaming has confirmed increased support for the event in 2018 with major sponsors including Galaxy Entertainment, Melco Resorts Entertainment, MGM Resorts, SJM Holdings Macau, Transact, JCM Global, Hard Rock, Caesars Entertainment, Clairvest, Konami and more. Caesars […]
  • The numbers of the nine COTAI resorts. Doing the numbers!

    By Casino International on March 1, 2018
    MGM COTAI is not only the smallest of the existing integrated resorts in Macau, it was also one of the most time-consuming to build. Very different from Venetian Macao which was the fastest and biggest!
  • “Sicbo Bonus Jackpot Maximum Fortune” has been installed at MGM Cotai

    By Casino International on February 27, 2018
    SEGA SAMMY  have announced that their electronic gaming machine “SICBO BONUS JACKPOT MAXIMUM FORTUNE” has been installed at MGM COTAI.
  • Jeju – the new Singapore

    By Casino International on October 1, 2017
    Jeju will be as big as Singapore in terms of Gross Gaming Revenue, predicts Lawrence Teo. The Chief Operations Officer and Vice President of Dream Tower, the tallest Integrated Resort under construction on the Korean destination island, explains to Macau Business why Lotte Tour decided to enter the casino business and create a landmark. All bets are on making the casino resort the crown of the tourism jewel the company has been dominating for four decades.
  • The spectre of pacapio

    By Casino International on September 1, 2017
    1847-2017: it has been 170 years since gambling was legalised in Macau. But it has not been easy to pin down the right date...
  • Gross gaming revenues: up, up and away

    By Casino International on August 1, 2017
    Gross gaming revenues in July rocketed 29.2 per cent year-on-year to reach MOP22.96 billion, the highest yearly increase since February 2014
  • Continuing the climb

    By Casino International on August 1, 2017
    The 25.9 per cent uptick in gross gaming revenues came in below some expectations, but third quarter and full year results are estimating double digit growth