Macau tightens casino regulations and more than doubles the number of gaming investigators

Macau beefs up casino rules, more than doubles number of gaming investigators The world’s biggest casino hub of Macau will shake up its casino regulator by more than doubling the number of gaming inspectors and restructuring several departments in their latest move to ramp up supervision. The executive council that advises Macau’s chief executive announced … Read more

Far East Consortium of Hong Kong’s gaming income fell in fiscal year 21

Far East Consortium, a Hong Kong-based property development and hotel management conglomerate with global operations, recently reported a startling 67.6 percent drop in revenue from gaming operations to HK$88 million (US$11.3 million) for the fiscal year ended 31 March 2021, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced most casinos in the Asia Pacific region to … Read more

Asian players are more interested in ETGs than live tables as a result of the pandemic

Recent virus outbreaks have caused a large number of people in Asia to abandon traditional live-dealer tables at casinos, where they might be exposed to other players with suspicious symptoms, in favour of playing electronic table games (ETGs). The use of ETG terminals ensures that those who prefer human interaction can continue to play live … Read more