Monday, November 30, 2020

Construction launches for PAGCOR-funded hospital in Pampanga

PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Andrea Domingo was the guest of honor in Pampanga at a construction launch ceremony for a 100-bed Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) hospital project.
Bergin at the center of industry change

Bergin at the center of industry change

Patricia Bergin SC, 71, is the presiding Commissioner over the high-profile inquiry into Crown Resorts’ suitability to hold a Sydney casino license. 

Okinawa politician seeks to join ruling party after taking 500 Dot Com bribe

Mikio Shimoji, forced to leave the Japan Innovation Party (Osaka Ishin) after admitting to receiving a bribe from then-IR hopeful 500 Dot Com, has been attempting, so far unsuccessfully, to join the ruling LDP, which has not punished any of its lawmakers for taking the bribes.

Grant Bowie resigns from MGM China board

MGM China has announced that Grant Bowie has resigned as an executive director of the company, effective August 6. Bowie will, however, remain as an...

Hornbuckle confirmed as MGM International president and CEO

MGM International has announced that William Hornbuckle has become the firm’s new president and CEO, effective immediately. He had previously been holding these offices in...

Mohegan promotes Ray Pineault to COO

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has announced the promotion of Ray Pineault to the post of chief operating officer, pending regulatory approval. Pineault had previously been...

Wynn Macau daily burn rate at US$2 million

Daily burn rate at Wynn Macau has been around US$2 million per day, according to comments from Wynn Macau non-executive chairman Allan Zeman in an...

Ronald Perelman mulls sale of Scientific Games stake

Billionaire Ronald Perelman, a world-renown investor, and the largest shareholder of gaming supplier Scientific Games is considering a possible sale of his 39 percent...

Japan lawmaker admits to receiving 1 mil yen from 500.com

Japanese lawmaker Takaki Shirasuka has admitted to receiving 1 million yen (US$9,300) from 500.com whilst visiting the company’s headquarters in 2017, according to a...

Ho Iat Seng expects recession to continue in H2

Macau’s chief executive has warned that Macau will continue to see a recession in the second half of the year as a result of...

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