Genting Malaysia said several canteen workers at its Resorts World Genting resort had tested positive for Covid-19 during regular health screening in early January. The canteens are not accessible to the public.
This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.
American spend on Australian racing could hit $6.6 billion a year by 2025, with Australian race-wagering per viewer of A$672, which is two times higher than on the NFL, J.P. Morgan said in an analysis of the the value of media rights.
CNMI House of Representatives Gaming Committee Chair Edwin K. Propst (D-Saipan) and his colleagues are reiterating their demand that Imperial Pacific International’s foreign workers must be paid at least three-quarters of the salary that is owed to them before they are repatriated.
The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.
Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.
While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.