Gaming

Sands China donates MOP 1 million to 4 groups to help fight COVID-19

Sands China has donated 1 million patacas (US$125,000) to four social service organisations in the city to help them assist the community's most vulnerable cope with the fallout from the COVID-19 epidemic.

25 Feb, 2020

Sands China donates 30,000 hand sanitiser bottles to community groups

Sands China is donating 30,000 bottles of alcohol-based hand sanitiser gel to local community organisations as part of COVID-19 relief efforts.

25 Feb, 2020

Melco donates MOP 3 million to women’s association to help fight COVID-19

Macau gaming operator Melco has donated 3 million patacas (US$375,000) to the Women's General Association of Macau, widely known by its Cantonese name Fu Luen.

23 Feb, 2020

Sands China announces senior leadership changes

The company confirms senior management roles ahead of gaming concession renewal in 2022.

21 Feb, 2020

29 of Macau’s 41 casinos back in business, 6th patient discharged

29 of the city’s 41 casinos will reopen for business today (Thursday), while the remaining 12 casinos have applied to defer reopening their doors.

20 Feb, 2020

29 of Macau’s 41 casinos to reopen tonight

Macau's gaming industry will reopen its doors tonight after its 15-day shutdown by the government as part of the authorities' fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). 

19 Feb, 2020

Macau casinos to reopen on Thursday, given 30 days transition to full operation

The Macau government announced Monday afternoon that the city's casinos can reopen for business on Thursday.

17 Feb, 2020

Melco sets up MOP 5 million fund to support workers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak

Special Aid Fund for Workers in Need to be set up in collaboration with Macao Federation of Trade Unions.

17 Feb, 2020

MGM says losing US$1.5 million a day due to casino closure over COVID-19 threat

US gaming company MGM Resorts International said this week that it is currently losing US$1.5 million (12 million patacas) a day in Macau.

13 Feb, 2020

Gaming inspectorate urges casino workers on leave to stay at home over coronavirus threat

Casino workers who are on leave due to the current coronavirus epidemic are called to refrain from travelling abroad, avoid crowds of people and stay at home.

8 Feb, 2020

Casinos, other entertainment businesses to close at midnight

Macau's 41 casinos will be closed for 15 days starting Tuesday midnight.

4 Feb, 2020

Casino receipts drop 11.3% in January

Macau's gross gaming receipts fell 11.3% year-on-year to 22.12 billion patacas last month, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) announced.

1 Feb, 2020

Macau Gross Gaming Revenues in November fell 8.5 per cent 

Macau casinos gross gaming revenue (GGR) fell 8.5 percent year-on-year in November, according to data released today by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ).

1 Dec, 2019

Casinos & junkets produce 50.5% of GDP in 2018

Macau gaming and junket businesses produced 50.5% of Macau gross domestic product (GDP) at producers’ prices, based on the production approach calculation.

21 Nov, 2019

Daisy Ho says gaming revenue might drop this month

There might be a year-on-year drop in gaming revenue this month due the fact that there aren’t any public holidays and the fact that the external situation is unclear.

12 Nov, 2019

Gross gaming revenue plunges 3.2% despite recording strongest month

Macau’s gross gaming revenue recorded a 3.2% year-on-year decrease in October to MOP26.43 billion, recording its highest level in 12 months.

4 Nov, 2019

MGM China’s Q3 revenue rises 22%

MGM China said in a statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that its total revenue grew by 22% year-on-year to HK$5.8 billion.

1 Nov, 2019

SJM profit rises 9.6% in Jan-Sept

SJM Holdings announced its net profit rose 9.6% year-on-year to HK$2.4 billion in the first nine months.

30 Oct, 2019

Residents’ gambling participation rate ‘continuously declining’: study

Percentage of local residents who are gambling and are affected by a gambling disorder has been “continuously declining” this year.

21 Oct, 2019

Gaming revenue last month touches lowest level in a year

Macau’s gross gaming revenue last month touched the lowest level in a year as casinos continued to be slammed by economic and geopolitical troubles.

2 Oct, 2019