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Imperial Pacific International

IPI resort should be “blown to smithereens,” lawmaker says

Imperial Pacific International's under construction resort on Saipan should be "blown to smithereens," if the Casino Control Commission revokes the company's operating license, lawmaker Vicente Camacho said.
Star Entertainment Group

Star Entertainment retracts merger proposal with Crown

The Star Entertainment Group has retracted its proposal to merge with rival operator Crown Resorts, citing uncertainty in Crown being able to retain its Melbourne casino license.
Alex O'Brien

Interview with Alex O’Brien: How poker trains the mind

Alex O’Brien, an author who is passionate about the game of poker shares what she has learned and talks about the need for the industry to improve its image to present poker as a true skill-based game, rather than a male-dominated bad boys’ sport.
Regulator says Macau still studying online gambling

Pressure builds for Macau gov’t to progress with gaming law revision

On Thursday, Macau’s Secretary for Economy and Finance assured that the Macau SAR government would be moving forward with its public consultation on the new gaming law within the second half of this year.
Marina Bay Sands

LVS stock drops as analysts downgrade forecasts

Shares in Las Vegas Sands fell more than three percent in trading on Thursday after analysts reduced their earnings forecasts for the year following weaker-than-consensus Q2 results.

Sands China further narrows loss in Q2, but pandemic continues to shadow

Macau casino operator Sands China continues to display recovery signals, with a narrower loss of $166 million in the second quarter of 2021, though LVS’ chairman says the company continues to suffer from the economic effects of the pandemic.
Grand Lisboa Palace

Grand Lisboa Palace to open by Sept., event dates show

The long-awaited Grand Lisboa Palace, Macau legacy gaming operator SJM Resorts' property on the Cotai strip, still does not have an announced opening date, but at an event on Wednesday, the company indicated that it was planning to host an art exhibition at the venue starting from September 1st.
Crown resorts, casino

Crown stock slips as investors ponder potential license loss

Shares in Crown Resorts slipped for a second day as analysts begin to mull the impact of the potential loss of a casino license at the company’s flagship property in Melbourne.
Pagcor HQ

PIGO market gradually evolving, with restriction to VIP bets dropped

The Philippines is pushing on with efforts to develop its domestic online gambling market, with the regulator recently tweaking rules to lift a restriction on only accepting bets from VIP players.

Macau’s gaming concession tender should be delayed, expert says

A former senior legal advisor to the Macau Gaming Commission says that extending the current gaming concessions in Macau would “seem to be the correct path” if it would ensure a successful tender.

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the-londoner

Londoner Court hotel to open for Golden Week, H2 improving

Sands China President Wilfred Wong says that he expects the group’s performance to improve in the second half of the year, following a $166 million loss registered in the second quarter.
Macau

Macau outbreak could occur “at any time,” say authorities

Macau's health authorities are warning that a coronavirus outbreak in Macau could occur "at any time", after cases were detected in nearby Zhongshan. Authorities say...

Silver Heritage delisted from Australian Securities Exchange

Silver Heritage Group has been removed from the official list of the Australian Securities Exchange, effective from close of trading on Friday.