Tuesday, April 20, 2021

INTELLIGENCE

macau stocks

Enthusiasm for Macau gaming stocks likely over done

Investors may be overly optimistic about the prospects for Macau’s gaming stocks given the snail’s pace of the recovery and slow vaccine rollout across the region, according to analysts from Union Gaming.

Which casinos are open?

With so many lockdowns and restrictions happening across Asia's gaming jurisdictions, it is easy to lose track of which casinos are currently open, closed,...

Online betting boosts Japan’s local horse racing

Revenue figures across Japan show that online betting for local horse racing, perhaps in part driven by the pandemic, are hitting all-time record figures. Japan’s...
Macau

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.
Macau tourists

Macau visitor numbers on upward trend

Macau’s slow but steady recovery continues to show evidence after recording its highest daily record of visitor arrivals since the start of the pandemic on Friday, with a total of 34,252 visitor arrivals.
Macau, gross gambling revenue

Macau to reduce blue cards if unemployment continues rise

Macau Labor Affairs Bureau (DSAL) deputy director believes there will be fewer blue-card holders in Macau if the unemployment rate continues to rise. The last time unemployment was this high was around 2009-2011, shortly after the global financial crisis. Chan added that some industries will suffer more than others. 

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Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

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Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

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asia gaming briefings Dec 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

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