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Sega Sammy Creation Installs First Slots in Macau

Sega Sammy Creation has announced the installation of its first slot titles in Macau, and says it is optimistic about the future of its slot games in the Asian market.

Evan Winkler Appointed President of Melco Resorts

Melco Resorts & Entertainment has appointed Evan Winkler to the newly-created position of company president with effect from September 4.

Galaxy Earnings Flat But Tops Forecasts for April-June 2019 Period

Galaxy Entertainment posted flat adjusted EBITDA for the April-June 2019 period, as well as lower revenue, but the results nevertheless topped analysts’ forecasts, helped by higher hold.

Lisboa Palace Opening Delayed Again as SJM Gaming Revenue Falls

SJM Holdings is being buffeted by bad news as it has once again pushed back the completion date of its Grand Lisboa Palace resort at Cotai and reported a small decline in gaming revenue in the January-June 2019 period.

Lawrence Ho Upbeat on Japan as Melco Posts Strong Revenue Growth

Speaking on an earnings call for the April-June 2019 period, Melco Resorts & Entertainment Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho remained upbeat about his firm's prospects in Japan.

Galaxy Hosts Hello Kitty Exhibition at Broadway Macau

In celebration of its 45th anniversary, Galaxy Entertainment is hosting the “Hello Kitty Hello Again” exhibition at Broadway Macau from July 18 to September 1.

Suncity Group

Suncity Group, listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, was founded in 2007 and has been engaged in a rapid expansion based on the success of its junket business.

Macau Casinos Begin Testing Facial Recognition Systems

Several casinos are reportedly testing facial recognition systems inside their premises, according to Macau’s gaming regulator.

Wynn Resorts to Build US$2 Billion Crystal Pavilion

Construction for Wynn Resorts’ Phase 1 South Parcel Pavilion and 650 room hotel tower is expected to commence in late 2021, with costs estimated at US$2 billion.

Major Macau IR Operators Employ 108,000 People

The six major IR operators in Macau are directly employing more than 108,000 people as of 2018, according to a survey made by Macau Business magazine.

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Casino Legislation Remains Deeply Unpopular

Among Japanese lawmakers, dominated by conservative political parties, there is strong support for passage of the IR Implementation Bill in the current Diet session, but the latest poll by the Kyodo News agency shows that the legalization of casino gambling remains deeply unpopular with the public at large.

Sega Sammy’s Haruki Satomi Speaks of IR Ambitions

Haruki Satomi, president and COO of Sega Sammy Holdings, as well as the son of company founder Hajime Satomi, was interviewed on CNBC on May 4, speaking of his company’s IR ambitions.

EY Wins Wakayama RFI Consulting Contract

On Thursday, the Wakayama Prefectural Government announced that it had selected the auditing firm EY to conduct its RFI process with IR operators.

Bloomberry Resorts Eyes Wakayama IR Bid

Philippines-based Bloomberry Resorts, the operator of the Solaire Resort in Manila, was an early mover on seeking an IR license in Japan, and their main interest appears to have converged on Wakayama’s Marina City location.

Wynn Resorts Appoints First Sustainability Officer

Wynn Resorts has announced the appointment of Erik Hansen as the company’s first Chief Sustainability Officer.