Gaming

SJM profit drops 15.6 pct in 2017

SJM said Wednesday that its profit dropped 15.6 percent to HK$1.96 billion patacas last year, even though its gaming revenue rose 0.1 percent to HK$41.29 billion.

1 Mar, 2018

Government approves extension of horse race concession until 2024

The Macau government has approved an extension of the city’s horse racing concession for a period of 24 years and six months, the Secretary for Economy and Finance, Leong Vai Tac said today.

27 Feb, 2018

The 13 casino expected to open March 31, 2019

Luxury hotel developer The 13 Holdings is planning to open its casino and retail shops by March 31, 2019, according to the company’s latest filing.

27 Feb, 2018

MGM China net revenue rises 3 pct in 2017  

MGM China said in a statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday that its net revenue rose 3 percent year on year to US$2.0 billion (16 billion patacas) last year. 

21 Feb, 2018

Pansy Ho MGM Cotai

MOP 27 billion MGM Cotai opens in Macau

The casino at MGM Cotai has 177 gaming tables and 982 slot machines catering to the premium mass and mass market. The casino’s VIP lounges will open around the middle of the year.

14 Feb, 2018

MGM COTAI, blending art & high-tech, opens today

Gaming operator MGM China will officially open the doors of its 27-billion-pataca MGM COTAI today, offering the public an innovative blend of art and high-tech.

13 Feb, 2018

Melco explores 2nd phase for Studio City

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho Yau Lung said in a statement Thursday that his company would “continue to explore the phase 2 expansion of Studio City.

9 Feb, 2018

Steve Wynn Resigns From Company Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The casino mogul Stephen Wynn resigned Tuesday as chairman and chief executive of his company, Wynn Resorts, in response to sexual misconduct allegations spanning decades, according to The New York Times.

7 Feb, 2018

MGM to finally open Cotai resort on Tuesday

MGM China will finally open its repeatedly delayed casino-hotel resort in Cotai on Tuesday, in time for Chinese New Year.

7 Feb, 2018

Macau January casino revenue up 36 percent

Gambling revenues in Macau surged in January, posting the largest year on year increase in almost four years.

1 Feb, 2018

The 13’s prime mover quits

Stephen Hung, hitherto the high-profile prime mover behind the troubled The 13 hotel in Coloane has resigned as joint chairman and executive director of The 13 Holdings Limited, according to a statement by the company to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange last week.

29 Jan, 2018

MGM Cotai delays opening to February

The MGM Cotai is expected to be opened to the public within February.

25 Jan, 2018

Sands China 4Q net profit up 49.1% to US$519 million

Sands China said today net income in the fourth quarter of 2017 rose 49.1% year-on-year to US$519 million as the recovery in the Macau market accelerated.

25 Jan, 2018

The 13 opening delayed again

The opening date of The 13 hotel in Coloane has once again be delayed, this time from March 31 to April 30 "or before", The 13 Holdings said in a statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Wednesday.

25 Jan, 2018

Govt approves 125 gaming tables for MGM Cotai

Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong Vai Tac said Wednesday that the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) has granted MGM Cotai 125 gaming tables.

25 Jan, 2018

Wynn Plans New Investment in Macau as Earnings Top Estimates

Wynn Resorts Ltd. plans to expand its newest property on Macau’s Cotai Strip after the project helped the company report better-than-expected earnings last quarter.

23 Jan, 2018

‘Broken Tooth’ arrester dies in Portugal

The local Portuguese police chief Antonio Francisco Marques Baptista who went down in history for arresting high-profile triad kingpin “Broken Tooth” Wan Kuok Koi in the evening of May 1, 1998 dies in Portugal.

22 Jan, 2018

Macau police hunt for HK$48 million in gambling chips after casino robbery

Macau police authorities are tracking down almost HK$48 million worth of cash chips stolen from Wynn casino earlier this week, following the arrest of a debt-ridden croupier and his elderly relative in connection with the crime.

19 Jan, 2018

Police probe HK$ 47 million chip theft by dealer

The Judiciary Police (PJ) confirmed Wednesday that they are investigating a case in which a dealer working in a casino in Nape allegedly stole chips worth over HK$47 million.

18 Jan, 2018

Lawmakers submit draft resolution to counter suspended peer’s court appeal

Indirectly-elected lawmakers Kou Hoi In and Vong Hin Fai yesterday called for an urgent plenary session to debate and vote on a draft resolution on whether the suspension of a lawmaker by his or her peers is a “political act”, according to the website of the Legislative Assembly (AL).

12 Jan, 2018