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The Star fined for breach of social-distancing rules

The Star casino in Sydney has been fined A$5,500 (US$3,831) for breaching public health orders after patrons were seen “standing and mingling between groups”...

SG cost cutting to save $100 million in Q2, more planned

Scientific Games’ cost-saving measures are expected to save around $100 million in the second quarter of the year, which it says will assure a...

Government still deciding on casino closure extension

The Macau government is still deliberating on whether to extend the casino closure set to end on February 19, 2020, though it has announced...

MGM supports frontline workers with epidemic prevention supplies

MGM has supplied its frontline staff of Macau Federation of Trade Unions of Macau (FOAM), General Union of Neighborhood Associations of Macau (UGAMM) and...

Abe Cabinet endorses voluntary measures to combat gambling addiction

As expected, the Abe Cabinet has endorsed the new measures to combat the gambling addiction in accordance with its responsibilities under the Basic Law...

DICJ to work with operators to strengthen security

The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau is set to hold meetings with local gaming operators to discuss measures to strengthen security following the devastating...

Differing views on ATM KYC measures

There has been conflicting views of whether the new verification requirements placed at ATMs for holders of Chinese-issued Unionpay cards will have an impact...

Operator revenue to help prevent gambling addiction

The Japanese government is considering collecting a portion of revenue from casino operators to finance preventative measures for gambling addiction, The Japan Times reports. The...

New currency declaration measures take effect Nov 1

A new currency declaration law from the Macau government will take effect on November 1, 2017, according to a government announcement. The new measures, which...

New ATM rules could affect spending: Leong

The introduction of new KYC measures in ATMs in Macau might have some effect on visitor behaviour, especially regarding spending in entertainment resorts, said...

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