Macau casino revival continues in June despite Xi Jinping visit

In Macau, June reportedly saw aggregated gross gaming revenues rise for an eleventh consecutive month as the over 30 casinos in the city posted a 25.9% combined increase year-on-year to bring in just over...

Konami gaming division sees 7.8 percent spike in profit

In a filing on Friday, Japanese entertainment company, Konami Holdings Corporation (9766:Tokyo), reported a 46.4 percent hike in profit group-wide for the quarter ending June 30, 2017. Asia Gaming Brief reports that profit in the quarter for the Tokyo-based...

Lottery sales in China drop slightly in June

Data from the Ministry of Finance indicates that in June, China’s monthly lottery sales fell to RMB 33.8 billion (US$5 billion), a year-on-year decrease of 0.3 percent, according to Asia Gaming Brief. A significant increase,...

Improved second quarter for Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited

Asian casino operator Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited has revealed its unaudited financial results for the second quarter showing a 21% increase year-on-year in net revenues for the three-month period to just over $1.29...

James Packer increases stake in The Star Entertainment Group Limited

The man behind Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Limited, James Packer, is reportedly part of an investments vehicle that last week purchased a significant stake in rival operator The Star Entertainment Group Limited. According to...

Macau half-year fiscal surplus rises thanks to gaming

In Macau, the government’s fiscal surplus for the first six months of 2017 reportedly increased by 15.3% year-on-year to stand at about $2.5 billion thanks in large part to a corresponding 14.2% rise in half-year...

Visitors flock to recently-opened Paradise City

In South Korea, the operator behind the recently-opened Paradise City integrated casino resort has reportedly announced that the $1.7 billion development welcomed an average of 3,100 daily visitors during its first 100 days of operation. According to a...

Phoenix area casino gets final Class III gaming approval

The U.S. Department of Interior gave final approval to changes in the Tohono O’odham Nation’s gaming compact with the state of Arizona last week clearing the way for Las Vegas style gambling at their...

Gaming helps bottom line at Scientific Games Corporation

Global lottery and gaming products and services innovator Scientific Games Corporation has released its financial results for the three months to the end of June showing a 5% increase year-on-year in overall revenues to $766.3 million. Las Vegas-based Scientific...

First-half revenues boom for Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation has released its financial results for the six months to the end of June showing that its net income improved by almost 24.8% year-on-year to hit $60.5 million while its...

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