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AGE seminars highlight determination to overcome crisis

AGE seminars highlight determination to overcome crisis

The opinions shared during the Australasian Gaming Expo seminars highlighted the industry’s collection determination to overcome the challenges of Covid-19 and get back to business, according to Chris Muir, CEO of the Gaming Technologies Association. 

Optimizing floor operations

When the pandemic hit, the gaming industry was particularly vulnerable as it’s based on tourism, entertainment and human interaction. Everything began to shut down worldwide with many furloughed workers. We were in uncharted territory with numerous unknowns.

Crown Sydney on track for Dec. opening

Crown Resorts said its new luxury resort in Sydney is still on track to open in December this year, despite the challenges posed by Covid-19.

Lotto NZ apologizes for poor tech

Lotto NZ CEO Chris Lyman has apologized for some of the glitches in online services amidst a spike in gambling activity and said the company expects to have completely revamped its technology by 2024.

Matsui introduces antimicrobial chips

The Matsui Group has launched a range of antimicrobial casino chips designed to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and other viruses. 
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Singapore sees delays in casino expansion

Singapore Tourism Board CEO Keith Tan said he expects the island nation’s two IRs to move ahead with their plans to expand their resorts, but that delays are “inevitable” given the Covid-19 situation.

Wynn says Macau marketing war unlikely

Wynn Macau doesn’t foresee Macau’s six operators undertaking a major marketing push or promotional push to win back clients and expects there to be plenty of business once travel resumes.

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Mass market dominance grows in Macau Q1

Macau’s Q1 gross gambling revenue breakdown clearly shows the mass market pulling ahead of the VIP sector, which is struggling to recover from the double-whammy of Covid and policy pressures in China.

1xBet gets nod for two Global Gaming Awards

1xBet is in the running for both “Online Sports Betting Operator of the year” and “Affiliate Program of the year" at the Global Gaming Awards.

Macau sees travel demand from China in May Golden Week

Chinese bookings for Macau during the five day Golden Week holiday in May are up 20 percent over 2019 levels, according to Trip.com.