Initial consensus reached on Macau out-of-hours casino staff ban

Initial consensus reached on Macau out-of-hours casino staff ban

The Gaming Inspection And Coordination Bureau (DICJ) of Macau has reportedly revealed that it has reached a preliminary consensus regarding the introduction of new rules that would prohibit gaming workers from entering casinos outside of their normal working hours. According...
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Crown Resorts Limited to offload more of its business

Crown Resorts Limited to offload more of its business

After seeing 18 of its representatives arrested in China over the weekend, Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Limited has now reportedly confirmed previous speculation that it intends to offload some more of its international holdings. According to a rep...
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Suspected embezzler of Macau casino junket investor funds finally caught

Suspected embezzler of Macau casino junket investor funds finally caught

In 2014, it was reported that a representative of the Kimren Group, Huang Shan, was believed to have been stealing from the junket operator. The Kimiren Group operated in Macau with VIP gaming rooms located in four local casinos. It...
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Macau posts seventh straight month of gross gaming revenue growth

Macau posts seventh straight month of gross gaming revenue growth

In Macau, February reportedly saw monthly aggregated gross gaming revenues significantly exceed previous predictions from several industry analysts and record a seventh consecutive increase to $2.88 billion. According to a Wednesday report from GGRAsia citing ...
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Galaxy Entertainment Group reports improved third-quarter performance

Galaxy Entertainment Group reports improved third-quarter performance

Hong Kong-listed Galaxy Entertainment Group has released its unaudited financial results for the third quarter showing that it experienced a 5% increase year-on-year in overall revenues to $1.66 billion while recording its highest three-month profit for two ye...
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VIP segment success helps Macau report rise in September gross gaming revenues

VIP segment success helps Macau report rise in September gross gaming revenues

September saw casinos in Macau post a better-than-expected 7.4% increase year-on-year in combined monthly gross gaming revenues due in part to the VIP segment likely reporting its first rise in takings in some 29 months. According to a report from...
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Jeju Air begins daily South Korea service to Macau

Jeju Air begins daily South Korea service to Macau

In the face of growing demand from local tourists and gamblers, South Korean budget airline Jeju Air has inaugurated a new route that connects Macau to Incheon International Airport near Seoul. According to a report from the Macau Daily Times...
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Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge due to be completed this year

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge due to be completed this year

In China, the giant Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is reportedly expected to be completed this year and span a 31-mile section of the Pearl River Delta to link the cities of Macau and Hong Kong. According to a report from television...
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Macau reports mass-market resurgence for third quarter

Macau reports mass-market resurgence for third quarter

The six licensed casino operators in Macau have reportedly revealed that VIP games accounted for only 44% of their aggregated gross gaming revenues during the third quarter while the mass-market segment grew by 3.9% year-on-year. According to a report from...
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Macau appeals court rules against VIP junket operator

Macau appeals court rules against VIP junket operator

In Macau, an appeals court has ruled as illegal an investment scheme offered by a local junket firm while additionally ordering operator Cheong Wai Leng to repay around $322,252 in cash with interest. According to a report from television and...
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Judiciary police arrest eleven in crackdown on loan shark syndicate

Judiciary police arrest eleven in crackdown on loan shark syndicate

A loan shark syndicate was reportedly operating in Macau for at least two years before the Judiciary Police were able to make any arrests. Just this week, eleven individuals were arrested for allegedly being part of the syndicate, with the...
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