Hanoi asked to approve casino for $2.2 billion beach resort

A Lăng Cô development received a helping hand from provincial authorities recently when officials there asked the government in Hanoi to approve a casino for their 692-acre ocean side leisure project in the Thừa...

New Jersey online gaming revenue increases for June

New Jersey is one of only three states in the US that offers online gaming for residents as well as visitors within their borders to enjoy. For the month of June, operators of online...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

OLG to award lucrative Toronto gaming market to 1 of 3 final contenders

After surviving an elimination round that saw at least three other highly qualified contenders pack up and leave the fight, it appears as if Malaysia’s Genting Group, Caesars Entertainment, and Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management,...

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...

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