The junket-proposed debtor database containing the details of high-rollers that owe overdue debts is expected to launch in 2017, said Kwok Chi Chung, chairman of the Macau Junket Association at the MGS Entertainment Show on Wednesday. “The entire system follows the law [Personal Data Protection Law],” said Mr. Kwok, quoted by local press. “All loan […]
The Macau Junket Operators Association threatened that its members would quit Macau if the industry’s falling revenues from the VIP sector are made worse by a full smoking ban currently being debated. Speaking on the sidelines of a conference on tobacco control, AMJEM President Kwok Chi Chung said he was opposed to the ban and […]
Macau’s casino operators, who have put up a united front in opposing a proposed blanket ban on smoking, may have won a battle with signs the government is softening its stance, but have not yet won the war.After appearing firm in its resolve to make smoking in casinos a thing of the past, the government has mellowed its tone and says it will consider keeping the lounges. But the onus will be on the operators to prove they are not harmful to health and that may be a tough call.