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After recording two months of year-on-year growth following 26 months of consecutive declines, combined casino gross gaming revenues in Macau are beginning to show sustained performance in… Read More

Since opening on August 22, the new $4.2 billion Wynn Palace Macau resort casino from Wynn Resorts Limited has reportedly experienced a “slow ramp-up” of its mass-market… Read More

Hong Kong-listed casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group has revealed that its Galaxy Macau Casino Resort has reported better than expected customer numbers and expenditure over the first… Read More

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… Read More

Following the decision of NagaCorp Limited to pull out of the bidding process earlier this week, the race to build and operate the first casino resort for… Read More

After suspending the previous deal following a dispute with the original contractor, the Transportation Infrastructure Office has re-launched the tender for the contract to construct a Light… Read More

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… Read More

Four casino employees have been arrested and charged with fraud and engaging in illegal gambling practices for their alleged involvement in a scheme that reportedly swindled a… Read More

The future of The Landmark Hotel and its associated Pharaohs Palace Casino is uncertain after the Friday deadline for a previously announced acquisition agreement passed without a… Read More

After closing its high-roller operations at the Sands Cotai Central, the StarWorld Casino And Hotel Resort and the Galaxy Macau Casino earlier this month, VIP junket operator… Read More

A joint anti-organized crime operation launched by police forces Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau two months ago has resulted in more than 1,000 people being arrested. According… Read More

Macau casino operator SJM Holdings Limited has reportedly determined that only 30 live-gaming tables will be sufficient to open its redeveloped Casino Jai Alai venue before the… Read More

The government of Macau has revealed that it only intends to present general guidelines for the development of the enclave’s non-gaming tourist industry and let operators decide… Read More

Despite facing an official policy that has seen its users issued with some 379 fines totalling over $1.25 million since January, the ride-sharing mobile application Uber has… Read More

After announcing a little over a week ago that it had closed its high-roller operations at the Sands Cotai Central, VIP junket operator Iao Kun Group Holding… Read More

After posting a 1.1% increase year-on-year in overall gross gaming revenues for August to $2.4 billion, Macau’s gaming industry could be about to register its second straight… Read More

Las Vegas Sands Corporation could soon consider the possibility of building additional themed casino resorts in Macau including developments based around the iconic sights and sounds of… Read More

The government of Macau has ordered the immediate suspension of all lifting work at the under-construction Grand Lisboa Palace casino hotel following a fatal accident leading into… Read More

After announcing in July that it wanted to bring VIP gaming tables to its Studio City Casino Macau property, Melco Crown Entertainment Limited has now revealed that… Read More

The Parisian Macao Casino Resort from operator Las Vegas Sands Corporation subsidiary Sands China Limited is set to open on September 13 featuring 410 live-dealer gaming tables… Read More

Following yesterday’s news that Iao Kun Group Holding Company Limited had closed its operation inside the Sands Cotai Central, fellow Macau VIP junket operator Tak Chun Group… Read More

After earlier reporting a 47% drop year-on-year in company-wide rolling chip volumes for the first seven months of 2016 to $2.3 billion, VIP junket operator Iao Kun… Read More

American casino operator MGM Resorts International has now completed the $325 million acquisition of an additional 5% stake in its MGM China Holdings Limited subsidiary from Hong… Read More

Macau casino operator Melco International Development Limited has released its interim consolidated financial results for the six months to the end of June showing an almost 1,000%… Read More

After a 4.5 percent decrease in July, Macau has finally broken a losing trend beginning after May 2014. According to data from Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau… Read More

The Macau Jockey Club (MJC) registered a loss of MOP88 million (US$11 million) for the last fiscal year, continuing to eat into corporate capital.  Portuguese-language publication Hoje Macau… Read More

Uber investors saw at least $2 billion wiped off their balance sheet over the last two years from their so-far failed China venture, according to a Bloomberg report…. Read More

Galaxy Entertainment Group (HKEx stock code: 27) seems to have mastered the difficult Macau market ahead of its competitors and was able to post impressive numbers in… Read More

The number of people employed in the Macau casino industry during the second quarter dropped slightly when compared with the same three-month period in 2016 although average… Read More

The most senior law enforcement official in Macau has revealed that the number of criminal offences related to gambling or casinos during the first six months of… Read More

Casino operator Wynn Macau Limited has released its interim financial results for the first six months of 2016 showing a 20.6% drop year-on-year in net profit to… Read More

Foreign tourist groups have been left confused after Chinese officials instituted a temporary freeze on the issuance of six-day visas to visit the mainland through Macau and… Read More

American casino operator MGM Resorts International has spent around $325 million in order to acquire an additional 5% stake in its MGM China Holdings Limited subsidiary from… Read More

Ahead of next week’s planned opening of its new $4.2 billion Wynn Palace Cotai development, American casino operator Wynn Resorts Limited has announced that it has received… Read More

The owner of the Greek Mythology Casino has announced that it is considering taking legal action against the venue’s operator for failing to provide two years’ worth… Read More

Wynn Resorts Ltd have invested over $4.2 billion to develop its Wynn Palace casino resort which is scheduled to open on August 22 in the Cotai district of… Read More

Chinese sports lottery operator MelcoLot Limited has released its financial results for the first half of 2016 showing a 41% increase year-on-year in total revenues to $4.38… Read More

Officials from Macau’s Marine And Water Bureau showed a group of journalists around the new Taipa Ferry Terminal yesterday and revealed that the $475.6 million facility is… Read More

After announcing late last week that it had delayed the opening of its MGM Cotai Casino Resort until the second quarter of next year, MGM Resorts International… Read More

Japanese financial services giant Nomura Holdings is predicting that casinos in Macau are on track to record their smallest monthly year-on-year contraction in gross gaming revenues since… Read More

Continuing pressure on its business in Macau has seen VIP junket operator Neptune Group Limited announce that it expects to remain in the red for the twelve… Read More

Macau casino operator SJM Holdings Limited has released its interim financial results for the first half of 2016 showing a 20.6% decline year-on-year in total revenues to… Read More

MGM Resorts International has pushed back the opening date for its new MGM Cotai Casino Resort by three months while additionally explaining that the budget for the… Read More

The Legislative Assembly Of Macau is currently considering whether to pass updated electoral rules that would ban casino operators from playing any role in future campaigns. According… Read More

Casino operator Sands China Limited has announced that its French-themed The Parisian Macao property will open from September 13 complete with 3,000 guestrooms and suites along with… Read More

Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group has launched a new mass-market gaming area on the third floor of its StarWorld Casino And Hotel featuring a 108-seat stadium-style… Read More

Angela Leong On Kei, an executive director of SJM Holdings Ltd., spoke with reporters on the sidelines of a press briefing Monday saying that although it would be difficult… Read More

According to a report out today by Macau‘s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) gross gaming revenues for the month of July were up significantly from June’s numbers,… Read More

In a move seen to lower expectations, Wynn Resorts said in its second quarter report that they only expect to receive an allocation of 100 new to market… Read More

Hong Kong conglomerate Lai Sun Group has signed a deal with Village Roadshow Limited that will see the Australian theme park operator’s Village Roadshow Theme Parks subsidiary… Read More

Although no details have yet been revealed about the number of new-to-market gaming tables Wynn Palace has requested, earlier reports indicate that the US$4.1 billion Cotai venture… Read More

Greek Mythology Casino not affected by shuttering of Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel The firm behind Greek Mythology Casino has announced that a decision by the Macau Government… Read More

The former New Century Hotel, and home to the shuttered Greek Mythology Casino in Taipa has been ordered shut down for six months by the Macao Government Tourism… Read More

The Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) has finished analyzing and have responded to a report they commissioned on greyhound racing in the city and have given… Read More

A federal appeals court in San Francisco has upheld the earlier dismissal of a lawsuit brought against international casino operator Wynn Resorts by the Louisiana Municipal Police… Read More

The Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel (formerly known as New Century Hotel, and home to the shuttered Greek Mythology Casino) has had its appeal to the Macau Court of Final… Read More

Macau Horse Racing Co. Ltd has not turned a profit at the Macau Jockey Club in a decade. Losses for 2015 have been reported in the Official… Read More

Various local media reports indicate that neither Sands China Ltd nor Wynn Macau Ltd have made application with the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) for new… Read More

The government of Macau has commissioned a study into the feasibility of constructing at least one two-lane traffic tunnel linking the southern island of Taipa with the… Read More

Thursday saw an announcement by the Judiciary Police of Macau that they have arrested 8 members of an alleged loan sharking group from mainland China who had been… Read More

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