melco philippines

Melco Philippines changes its name

After the rebrand of the company, the Philippine arm decided to change its name as well.

china

Lottery sales increase in China

The number of lottery sales in Mainland China increase 9.6 percent year-on-year during April.

philippine

Philippine firm raises millions to build casino

Udenna Corporation has reportedly raised more than US$80 million to build a casino resort in Mactan.

Crime in Macau rose in the first quarter of the year.

Crime rate in Macau rose in 1Q2017

Gaming-related crime rate was up 15.2 percent to 424 during the first quarter of 2017, partially due to a wave of gamblers introducing fake casino chips.

Japan towns ask for casino permissions

Japan rural areas also seek gaming and touristic venues in their lands.

MGM reports good numbers.

MGM not interested in the Philippines

MGM’s Senior VP said that the Philippines market is oversaturated and that they won’t pursue a casino there.

india

India insists on increasing gambling taxes

The government of India is set to implement a 28 percent tax on lottery tickets under new rules.

ETGs

ETGs to experience slow growth in Asia

A report revealed that electronic table games in Asia will experience a slow growth until the end of next year.

Philippines' market will keep growing.

Philippines market continues to grow

The gaming sector in the Philippines is becoming one of the most profitable markets in Asia, analysts report.

Macau VIP operators face authorities

Authorities of China have demanded audits to VIP casino operators in Macau.

Macau

Operators in Macau in favor of sports betting

Casino operators said that they like the possibility of being able to offer sports betting to their clients.

atm

ATM tech to not affect gaming earnings

COO of Sands China said that the introduction of new ATM technology will not affect the company’s earnings.