Legislation

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

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

The governing body of Greyhound Racing in New South Wales, Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) has charged 179 owners and trainers with allegedly illegally exporting greyhounds to Macau in contravention… Read More

Sheldon Adelson’s Sands China today revealed in a filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that Las Vegas Sands Corp. has “reached a comprehensive and confidential settlement” with former Sands… Read More

Chinese officials and the Gaming Inspection Coordination Bureau, known as the DICJ, are cracking down hard on corruption in the Macau gambling industry. A new provision will… Read More

The future of Macau is being considered by government officials, with a new guiding tool having been introduced yesterday. The new Five-Year Development Plan for Macau was… Read More

By early May, the government of Macau should be ready to release information on the gaming industry of the city based on a mid-term review. First started… Read More

May 1 is known as International Workers Day and commonly referred to as Labor Day in Asia. Two of Macau’s labor groups have plans to submit individual… Read More

The decline of Macau’s casino industry over the last two years has made it difficult for junket operators to run a successful operation as these middle agents… Read More

Macau’s casinos currently allow gamblers to smoke in VIP enclosures and mass market gamblers to use an airport style lounge to smoke, as smoking is banned at… Read More

Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE: LVS) agreed Thursday to pay $9 million in order to end a five year probe into allegations that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices… Read More

During a meeting on Friday afternoon in Macau between the Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong Vai Tak, legislator José Coutinho, and Stephen Lan, issues were… Read More

An investigation into money laundering activities has been launched by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation after reports were received that suggested an amount as high as… Read More

On July 14th 2015, Lionel Leong Vai Tac, the Secretary of Economy and Finance in Macau said that in the existing legislation there are no restrictions that… Read More

Hotel rooms are in excess in Macau due to the Chinese government crackdown on Junkets. About 80 to 90 percent of booked rooms are made through Junkets…. Read More

Macau Legislator, Au Kam San is currently inquiring as to whether the government plans to approve Coloane casino plans. Coloane is located next to Cotai, as a… Read More

Ever since Macau launched its anti-corruption crackdown targeting VIP gamblers from Mainland China, these gamblers have preferred to travel to casinos in neighboring countries like Cambodia, Vietnam… Read More

What appears to be the single largest money laundering crime in the history of the Philippines is being investigated by financial regulators there, according to local media. Apparently… Read More

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