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The world economy is back at pre-pandemic levels as of the second quarter of 2021, as a result of vaccination rollouts and the end of pandemic-related restrictions around the world, according to data survey firm IHS Markit.
Success Universe Group, operator of Ponte 16 in Macau has announced it will be acting as a 49 percent guarantor for an amended and restated facility agreement of HK$500 million, used to assist Ponte 16 refinance its existing facilities, general working capital, and finance the payment of the land premium.
Sihanoukville has been identified as a major hub for trafficked Vietnamese workers, lured to migrate to Cambodia with attractive offers, but forced to work long hours and physically assaulted.
Asia Gaming Brief asia editor Felix Ng catches up with former gaming regulator Paul Newson, Principal at Senet Advisory about how the pandemic, and recent royal commissions have sparked change in the approach to gaming regulation in Australia.
Resorts World Las Vegas’ new casino floor, which opens on June 24, is set to feature cashless gaming and smart tables using RFID chips.
The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) has announced the launch of its new awards program, the International Regulatory Awards, and is now inviting members to nominate their outstanding regulatory efforts.
A stack of vaccines are on the way to Macau from Germany, and are expected to arrive at the end of this week just as Macau’s stocks are running low.
The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) has announced the cancellation of its planned conference in August, named the International Gaming Summit.
Regulating the Game, a five-day educational course for regulators and operators held in August has opened up registrations and is offering an “escalating discount” for multiple registrations from the same organization.
A Macau association representing the local events industry is launching an online tool by the end of the year aimed at reinvigorating the stalled events industry.