Tag Archives: Macau
- Macau’s gaming-related crime growth rate slows in 2016
Macau police say gaming-related crime increased last year but at a far slower pace than in 2015. Figures released this week by Macau’s Judiciary Police (PJ) show a total of 1,851 gaming-related crimes recorded in 2016, 19.2% more than the number recorded in 2015. However, 2015’s total was 38% higher...
- Melco Crown joins ‘bonus’ party with one-month pay for staff
Lawrence Ho’s Melco Crown Entertainment is the latest casino operator to announce a bonus for its staff. The casino developer declared last Tuesday that I is giving a “one-month discretionary bonus” for its non-management staff, although it did not give details on how many workers were eligible for the payment...
- MGM China delays Cotai casino opening (again)
Casino operator MGM Resorts has once again delayed the opening of its new Macau integrated resort, in part due to the project’s design. On Tuesday, MGM’s Asian offshoot MGM China announced that the planned second quarter opening of its new $3.1b MGM Cotai casino in Macau had been adjusted to...
- Macau VIP revenue posts first quarterly gains in over two years
You might want to sit down before hearing this, but Macau casinos’ VIP gaming revenue actually posted positive growth in the final quarter of 2016. Figures released Monday by Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) covering the final three months of 2016 show VIP baccarat revenue of MOP 33.3b...
- Paulo Martins Chan on strengthening Macau junket industry
In this interview with CalvinAyre.com’s Stephanie Raquel, Paulo Martins Chan of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) reveals the steps taken by Macau to promote the junket industry. It was dubbed as the Achilles heel of what seemed to be a healthy gambling industry in Macau. A decade ago,...
- Wynn Macau announces special bonus for 9,000-plus staff
Winter—pay has come for employees of Wynn Macau. The casino operator told GGRAsia that it is giving its employees, excluding senior management, a “winter bonus” on January 13. The bonus is equivalent to one month’s salary, according to the report. Wynn Macau estimated that it has 9,200 full-time employees or...
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