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...

Wynn Palace Cotai opening boosts Wynn Macau Limited financials

In Macau, the firm behind the giant Wynn Palace Cotai and Wynn Macau casino resorts, Wynn Macau Limited, has released its second-quarter unaudited financial results showing that operating revenues had increased by over 71% year-on-year...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Australian DFS startup PlayUp seeks $7.7 million to expand internationally

PlayUp, an Australian startup that offers an advertisement-paid version of daily fantasy sports (DFS) is looking for AUD $10 Million (US $7.7 million) to expand the venture on an international scale, according to Business...

Improved June for Ohio casino and racino industries

The four casinos in Ohio saw their aggregated gross gaming revenues for June increase by more than 2% year-on-year to $62.08 million while the state’s seven racinos continued to post rises with their monthly...

Foxwoods Resort Casino reports improved June slot revenues

In Connecticut, the federally-recognized Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has reportedly announced that June slot machine revenues from its Foxwoods Resort Casino property increased by 8% year-on-year to reach $36.3 million. According to a report from...

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