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While Macau has been the world's biggest gambling revenue generator for a decade, there is no such thing as status quo or a new normal there. Multi-billion dollar resorts are opening with as few as 100 gaming tables and the licenses of all six concessionaires are set to expire between 2020 and 2022 with no clear guidance from the government as to what will happen next. World Casino News covers Macau with nearly 700 articles on the mecca to date.

Follow this section to learn of breaking developments in Japan, as the final regulations will determine whether the island country will become the next Macau or simply another nation with gambling. Follow along as the titans battle it out for a position in the Land of the Rising Sun.

Vietnam has finally decided to let their citizens play at home and huge integrated resorts are being built there. Singapore and Malaysia are home to massive casino complexes and countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, and the Asian areas of Russia generate casino news on a regular basis. Follow it all on World Casino News.

Termination Notice Halts Acquisition of the Tigre de Cristal Casino in Vladivostok

The announced ownership transformation of the Tigre de Cristal integrated resort near Vladivostok in Russia has come to a halt. As reported, the Russian company Dalnevostochnyj Aktiv LLC has withdrawn from the ...

Macau Proposes Illegal Gambling Law Revision to Extend Prison Sentences and Pecuniary Fines

Macau SAR Legislative Assembly is considering a revision of the legislation related to illegal gambling activities in the city. The proposal reportedly includes a range of higher pecuniary penalties for offende...

PAGCOR Releases Statement Denying Misinformation About Plans For Privatization

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) has officially published a statement combating misinformation regarding its plans for privatization. The impact of misinformation: In the aforementioned ...

MGM China’s Adjusted Property EBITDAR Reaches All-Time High For 4Q23 And FY23

For one of Macau’s 6 concessionaires, MGM China, last year was its best year of all time in terms of income collected, as it officially revealed all-time highs for 4Q23 and entire year Adjusted Property EBITDAR...

Record-Breaking Daily Visits To Macau Exceed 200,000 to Improve Casino Stocks by up to 10%

Macau gambling industry experiences a rapid growth these days thanks to the Lunar New Year celebrations bringing in an increased number of tourists from Mainland China and Hong Kong. The city officials have rep...

Macau To Host Minimum 960,000 Visitors for Lunar New Year, MGTO Says

A minimum of 960.000 individuals are projected to pay a visit to Macau throughout the duration of Lunar New Year, which will last 8 days, with an average number of visitors of 120.000 daily, according to Maria ...

Wynn Macau Ltd Hit Record EBITDAR and Generates $910 Million in Revenues in Q4 2023

Now that the first year of post-pandemic gambling operations has run, financial reports of Macau gambling operators indicate that the industry has fully recovered in the region. Total operating revenues of US$9...

Financial Report Finds Marina Bay Sands the Leading Gaming Brand Worth $6.16 Billion

The landmark casino resort Marina Bay Sands has been rated the global leading casino brand in terms of brand value in the “Gambling 25 2024” report from the United Kingdom-based consultancy Brand Finance Plc. T...

PAGCOR Wants To Lower Fees For iGaming Operators to 35% In March, Says Tengco

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), the gaming regulatory agency of the Philippines, revealed that it will lessen the fees imposed on iGaming providers to 35% in the 3rd month of this ongo...

MGM Resorts’ CEO Bill Hornbuckle Reveals Plans to Produce Its Own Products

MGM Resorts International is working hard towards the expansion in the field of slot machines and live dealer broadcasting. On a mission to blur the border between online and land-based channels the company own...

Macau’s GGR Reaches MOP19.3bln In First Month of 2024; Second Highest Since Pandemic

During the first month of 2024, the gaming industry in Macau continued to grow in terms of accumulated profits, with gross gaming profit (GGR) reaching MOP19.3bln, which is approximately US$2.4bln. Additionally...

Las Vegas Sands Hit the Records in Q4 of 2023, Adjusted Property EBITDA Is US$1.20 Billion

The popular Las Vegas Sands published the figures from Q4 of 2023, and the Adjusted Property EBITDA was US$1.20 billion in October, November, and December. The figures were increased partly because of renewed M...