Tag Archives: Union Gaming
- Grant Govertsen: Mass segment poses lesser political risk
June 14, 2017
In this interview with CalvinAyre.com’s Stephanie Raquel, analyst Grant Govertsen of Union Gaming gives his insight on Macau’s recovery. Macau, once plagued by an anemic economy as a result of Beijing’s corruption crackdown, has suddenly roared into life this year, as if someone has turned a wind-up key. Gross gaming...
- Grant Govertsen: The Philippine gaming market is on fire
May 31, 2017
In this interview with CalvinAyre.com’s Stephanie Raquel, Grant Govertsen of Union Gaming gives his insights on the Asia-Pacific regional gaming market. Beyond Macau, the Asia-Pacific region offers great opportunities for gambling operators to expand. The challenge for these operators, however, is finding the most compelling market. Of all the Asia-Pacific...
- Grant Govertsen: Macau casinos should focus on marketing to the right people
February 15, 2017
In this interview with CalvinAyre.com’s Stephanie Raquel, Grant Govertsen of Union Gaming discusses ways how Macau could sustain the positive gross gaming revenues in 2017. The tides have finally turned in favor of Macau after 27 consecutive months of slumping gross gaming revenues. Macau finally had a respite from the...
- SJM Holdings’ Casino Taipa reopens in Macau after 8 years
November 18, 2016
Casino Taipa has restarted its Macau operations after being dark for eight years. The casino, located in the Regency Art Hotel, is under the gaming license of gaming operator SJM Holdings Ltd., according to Union Gaming Securities Asia Ltd. However, there is a small chance that the gaming venue will...
- Macau insulated from Trump’s anti-China rhetoric
November 10, 2016
Despite U.S. President elect Donald Trump’s anti-China rhetoric, a Union Gaming analyst believe that Macau’s gaming industry will remain unscathed. Union Gaming analyst John Decree believes that Trump’s anti-China sentiment will not have dire consequences on the Western gaming industry's relationship with the Chinese government. He sees the Trump administration...
- Grant Govertsen: Macau needs to figure out how to entertain at a larger scale
March 11, 2016
In this interview with CalvinAyre.com’s Stephanie Raquel, Union Gaming analyst Grant Govertsen shares his thoughts on how Macau can keep its vitality going despite the challenges it is facing right now. Go big or go home. That’s Grant Govertsen’s advice to casino operators in Macau. Thanks to Beijing’s new policies,...
Parisian Macao battling Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak
April 25, 2017