Macau Casinos to Operate with Minimum Staff as Cases Boom
22 Jul 2022

Macau Casinos to Operate with Minimum Staff as Cases Boom

As the number of new COVID-19 cases continued to grow in Macau, the Special Administrative Region (SAR)’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) asked casino operators to cut the number of their gaming floor personnel and enhance testing and protection procedures. The DICJ turned to casino operators in a statement Sunday, asking them to take into account the growing number of new cases which reached 299 according to the...

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Wynn Macau Ltd asked US$6mln for Macau permit extension
06 Apr 2022

Wynn Macau Ltd asked US$6mln for Macau permit extension

Wynn Macau Ltd says its operating entity in the Macau casino market has been asked by the local government to pay MOP47.0 million (US$5.8 million) in return for a circa six-month extension on its present gaming concession, which is currently due to expire on June 26. Wynn Macau Ltd – which runs the Wynn Macau casino resort on the city’s peninsula, and Wynn Palace in the Cotai district – gave the information in its annual report filed...

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Mass market play record 74pct Macau GGR in Q4
26 Jan 2022

Mass market play record 74pct Macau GGR in Q4

Mass-market games including slot machines provided 74.3 percent of all Macau ’s casino gross gaming revenue (GGR) in the fourth quarter of 2021, at nearly MOP14.18 billion (US$1.77 billion), according to data released recently by the city’s casino regulator, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau. The contribution of the mass segment was a record quarterly high since the market-liberalisation era at the start of the current...

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Clock on all Macau slots by end 2024 warning players on use
30 Sep 2021

Clock on all Macau slots by end 2024 warning players on use

By the end of 2024, all player screens on Macau casino slot machines must be fitted with an intermittently flashing clock showing the local time, GGRAsia has confirmed with the city’s casino regulator. The requirement is part of the city’s Electronic Gaming Machine Technical Standards version 2.0, which came into force on September 1. The term “electronic gaming machine”, or EGM, is used in Macau to denote casino slot machines....

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