Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Macau fourth-quarter tourist price index rises by 5.59%

In Macau, the fourth quarter of last year reportedly saw the overall tourist price index increase by 5.59% year-on-year to 142.51 points led in large part by a 21% rise in...

Bitcoin tops $3,200 for the first time after moving past hard fork

The price of Bitcoin set another record as it surpassed $3,200 for the first time since its release, only days after a feared network split, or “hard fork”, was finalized. According...

Tigre De Cristal being hurt by lack of weekend room capacity

In Russia, a lack of available rooms at weekends is reportedly harming business at Tigre De Cristal although the anticipated opening later in the year of nearby hotels without gambling may...

William Hill happy with independence despite industry consolidation

The boss for British gaming and sportsbetting firm William Hill has reportedly declared that the operator can survive and thrive on its own after last year walking away from a proposed...

What happened to the bitcoin blockchain August 1, 2017?

The bitcoin community recently faced a critical moment with some in favor of the recent “fork” that forced the blockchain to split, and others vehemently set against it. If that’s all...

Advent International Corporation purchasing “significant” stake in Enjoy SA

In Chile, global private equity firm Advent International Corporation has announced that it has signed an agreement to spend up to $170 million in order to acquire a “significant” stake in...

Resorts World Manila operator posts massive loss after June attack

Travellers International Hotel Group Inc., owner, and operator of Resorts World Manila experienced a net loss of PHP312.09 million (US$622,621) for the second quarter of 2017, after closing its casino in...

Macau casino operator to reward workforce

In Macau, the local subsidiary of American casino operator Wynn Resorts Limited has reportedly announced that it intends to reward all of its eligible non-executive workers with a ‘winter bonus’ worth...

Positive August performances detailed in latest AGEM Index

The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) has released its latest monthly report into the stock performance of major listed casino equipment suppliers reportedly showing that those involved achieved a 50.7%...

New limit restrictions set on UnionPay cards

With the New Year, came new limits for UnionPay cards. Beginning on the 1st of January, new restrictions set forth by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange in China were imposed...

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Genting Group subsidiary disposing of cruise ship shares

After announcing last month that it will be de-listing its shares from Singapore’s stock exchange, casino and cruise ship operator Genting Hong Kong Limited...

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