Tag Archives: individual visit scheme
- Macau gov’t planning to curb tourist visitors; analysts think it’s a bad idea
February 24, 2015
If there's ever such a thing as having too many tourists visiting a given location, then Macau is in for a real problem. Last year, the only place in China where casino gambling is allowed took in a record 31.5 million visitors, two-thirds of which are made up of visitors...
- Macau casinos double-whammied by debit card and visa crackdowns
May 8, 2014
Shares in Macau casino operators took a pounding on Thursday after China announced it would impose restrictions on the use of state-backed payment processor UnionPay. By law, Chinese citizens are permitted to take RMB 20k (US $3,200) in cash out of the country per trip, with a RMB 50k annual...
- World braces for impact as Chinese tourists spread their wings
May 31, 2013
Gamblers from China have usurped their Japanese counterparts as the number one contributor of foreign visitors to South Korea’s casinos. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism reported that over 970k gamblers from mainland China visited a Korean casino in 2012, good for 40.7% of the total visitor count. That’s...
AGTech inks online lottery deal with China’s Alipay
March 24, 2017
China only pretending to fight bitcoin
September 12, 2017
Bitcoin recovers from price slump after China’s ICO ban
September 8, 2017