It is scheduled for June 2-4 at the Venetian Macau
Macau | 30/10/2008
(Macau).- In Asia and across the globe, exquisite restaurants and dining opportunities have become a hallmark of the casino entertainment experience. G2E Asia 2009 will highlight the critical food and beverage (F&B) sector with the debut of the Fine Wines & Dining Pavilion, featuring the latest F&B trends, products and services.
Net revenue rose 17.7% to us$ 769.2 million
Macau | 30/10/2008
(Macau).- Wynn Resorts announced a 14.3% increase in third-quarter earnings after the closing bell this week, and the casino operator’;s shares logged a second consecutive day of double-digit gains. Soft revenues at Wynn Resorts’; Las Vegas casino are being offset by improved results at its Macau property.
It entered into cooperative agreement with Macao Polytechnic Institute
Macau | 28/10/2008
(Macau).- Since opening its lab in Macao in 2006, Gaming Laboratories International has been continuously pressed by requests from regulators and manufacturers alike to expand its services. In response to that demand, GLI Asia is planning a multi-phased expansion, the first of which will establish a fully functional testing laboratory in Macau by the end of 2008.
While a raft of US-based casino stocks fell, many analysts believe Crown is undervalued
Macau | 28/10/2008
(Macau).- There are tough times ahead for the casino sector, where former media mogul James Packer now has the bulk of his investments. Crown Ltd has lost us$ 6 billion in value since last December and problems with new Chinese government restrictions on visitors to Macau.
The firm also plans to expand in the Philippines
Taiwan | 23/10/2008
(Taiwan).- AMZ Holdings Plc, the developer planning to operate Taiwan’;s first casino, may raise as much as us$ 100 million in the next year to fund Asian expansion amid a global economic slowdown.
Action paves way for sales of Four Seasons Serviced-Vacation Suites
Macau | 23/10/2008
(Macau).- Las Vegas Sands Corp. announced that the government of the Special Administrative Region of Macao has approved the legal separation of the company’s Four Seasons apartment hotel tower from the other components of its Four Seasons parcel on the Cotai Strip. The reservations for units in the apartment hotel are non-binding.
A rise of 15.4 % against the year-ago period
Macau | 22/10/2008
(Macau).- Macau received 22.4 million visitors in the first nine months of 2008, which was a rise of 15.4 % against the same period of 2007, the region’s Statistics and Census Bureau said Tuesday in Macau.
The firm has dropped the scheme following weak appetite among lenders
Macau | 21/10/2008
(Macau).- The global banking crisis has forced US gaming firm Las Vegas Sands to pull plans to raise us$ 5.25 billion in loans to fund its aggressive expansion strategy in Macau, a report said this week.
Mainly due to restrictions imposed by China on mainland tourists
Macau | 21/10/2008
(Macau).- Macau’;s casino revenue fell for a second straight quarter, as Chinese government tightened visa restrictions for its citizens traveling to the city. Gambling fell to us$ 3.25 billion in the third quarter from us$ 3.6 billion in the second, according to figures posted on the Web site of Macau’;s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau.
Casinos will also have to report their activities in the country
India | 20/10/2008
(India).- Money changers, money transfer service providers such as Western Union and credit card payment gateways like VISA and MasterCard will now come under the ambit of India’;s anti-money laundering laws.
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