Tag Archives: junket
- SunCity draws PAGCOR’s ire over Sofitel casino takeover: report
June 12, 2017
Casino junket operator SunCity Group is in hot water with the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) for reportedly trying “to pull a fast one” on the regulator. According to a Philippine Daily Inquirer report, the Macau casino junket operator appeared to have taken over the operations of a small...
- Imperial Pacific gets nod to open temporary casino in Saipan; Bangkok casino could become police station?
March 6, 2015
Macau junket investor Imperial Pacific International Holdings Ltd has reached a written agreement with the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, amending its casino license to establish and operate a temporary casino in Garapan, Saipan. The agreement was mentioned in a filing submitted to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, as...
- Website offers bounties on Macau casino deadbeats
August 21, 2013
In casino operator Las Vegas Sands’ most recent quarterly earnings report, the Sands China division cited a 33% gain in its “provision for doubtful accounts” over the first six months of 2013. This category is considered a euphemism for sums advanced to high-rolling gamblers that remain outstanding and for which...
- Aris Lacuna of SilverGoose 8 talks on Junkets and Marketing in Asia
June 20, 2012
Get the embed codes here Last March, the iGaming Asia Congress was held at the Grand Hyatt in Macau. In its own way, the event has become one of the foremost gatherings of industry leaders to talk about the gaming industry in Asia. Our very own Angelia Ong was...
- Sands China extends loan; VIP junket operator enjoys fruitful August
September 7, 2011
Sands China, the Far East wing of Las Vegas Sands Corp, is applying to extend its loan facility for a second time. A source told Bloomberg that the original target of $3.5billion has now been increased to $3.7bn with the facility expected to close at the end of the month....
Dragon Corp. wants to bring blockchain to Macau’s casino floors
September 25, 2017
Parisian Macao battling Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak
April 25, 2017
Macau night spots to hit when you’re not gambling
April 2, 2014