DFNN CEO Calvin Lim talks with Asia Gaming Brief’s managing editor Sharon Singleton about the need for digital transformation in the Philippines and his group’s role in that process. He hints at major new initiatives in the pipeline and discusses affiliate company Hatch Asia’s Australia market listing through the acquisition of Silver Heritage.
Galaxy Entertainment Group StarWorld Hotel has donated over 1,200 kilograms of food and groceries to Caritas Macau in hopes of alleviating the basic food needs of underprivileged people during the pandemic, as well as to encourage team members to cherish food, reduce wastage, and to give back to the community.
The Victorian worker’s compensation authority is seeking to claim back more than $300,000 in damages from James Packer stemming from an altercation between him and a security guard on New Year's Day in 2016.
For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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.