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Light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel for pair of Singapore casino resorts

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After being completely shuttered a little over ten weeks ago due to the coronavirus pandemic and the two giant integrated casino resorts in Singapore have now reportedly announced that are to begin re-opening some of their amenities from tomorrow. According to a report from GGRAsia, the city-state’s Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands ...

Resorts World Genting re-opening its casinos following coronavirus closures

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Asian casino operator Genting Malaysia Berhad has reportedly announced that it will be partially resuming gambling entertainment within its Resorts World Genting development from tomorrow following an over 13-week coronavirus-related shutdown. According to a report from GGRAsia, the Kuala Lumpur-listed firm detailed that members of its Genting Rewards loyalty scheme will be able to ...

Bloomberry Resorts Corporation subject of second Bangladesh Bank lawsuit

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In the United States and the national bank of Bangladesh has reportedly filed a civil complaint against 17 entities including casino operator Bloomberry Resorts Corporation concerning the 2016 theft from its coffers of approximately $81 million. According to a Monday report from Inside Asian Gaming, the legal action from Bangladesh Bank has been lodged ...

Bloomberry Resorts Corporation intent on broadening its interests

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Asian casino operator Bloomberry Resorts Corporation has reportedly announced that it will be taking steps to further diversify its investment portfolio so as to better shield itself from the impact of future downturns such as those currently being experienced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from GGRAsia, the Manila-listed ...

Brian Sandoval leaving international post at MGM Resorts International

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American casino operator, MGM Resorts International, has reportedly announced that Brian Sandoval (pictured) has resigned as its Global Gaming Development President so as to pursue the top administrative job at the University of Nevada Reno. According to a Wednesday report from the Reno Gazette-Journal newspaper, 56-year-old Sandoval served as the Governor of Nevada for ...

US federal court dismisses action against Bloomberry Resorts Corporation subsidiary

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In the United States and a federal court has reportedly dismissed a civil case filed by Bangladesh Bank against a subsidiary of Manila-listed casino operator Bloomberry Resorts Corporation regarding the 2016 theft by cyber hackers of approximately $81 million. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the action from the Asian nation’s state-run ...

Bill Hornbuckle appointed new boss of MGM Resorts International

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American casino operator, MGM Resorts International, has announced that Bill Hornbuckle (pictured) has been selected to replace the outgoing James Murren as its latest Chief Executive Officer. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Sunday press release to declare that Hornbuckle is ‘a four-decade veteran of the gaming industry’ and most recently worked as ...

MGM Resorts International cancels share buy-back plans

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Anxieties over the financial impact of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak have reportedly prompted American casino operator MGM Resorts International to cancel its plan to buy back shares worth approximately $1.25 billion. According to a Thursday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the New York-listed casino giant revealed that it had abandoned the scheme ...

Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited suffers Australian defeat

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In Australia and the Attorney General for New South Wales, Mark Speakman, has reportedly won his legal appeal to force casino operator Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited to hand over a selection of confidential company documents. According to a report from The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper, the New South Wales Independent Liquor and Gaming ...

MGM Resorts International introducing BetMGM to its Las Vegas estate

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American casino operator MGM Resorts International has announced that its nine venues in Las Vegas have begun rolling out the new mobile-friendly BetMGM sportsbetting service so as to give aficionados the ability to place wagers on a wide range of professional and collegiate sporting events. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Friday press ...

Crown Resorts Limited examination being temporarily suspended

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In Australia and the official inquiry into local casino operator Crown Resorts Limited will reportedly be temporarily suspended from tomorrow in order to accommodate a legal appeal lodged by the Attorney General for New South Wales, Mark Speakman. According to a Wednesday report from The Australian newspaper, the wide-ranging examination from the New South ...

Crown Resorts Limited investigation gets underway in New South Wales

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In Australia and the gaming regulator for New South Wales has reportedly launched the first of five public hearings into allegations that local casino operator Crown Resorts Limited may have utilized unscrupulous agents in order to attract wealthy Chinese gamblers to its venues. According to a Saturday report from the Bloomberg news service, the investigation ...

Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited warns of sluggish Macau future

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The boss for Asian casino operator Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited has reportedly declared that it could take ‘quite a long time’ for the gambling industry in Macau to recover from the negative impacts of the recent coronavirus outbreak. According to a report from GGRAsia, Lawrence Ho Yau Lung (pictured) serves as Chairman and Chief ...

Computer hackers target MGM Resorts International customer information

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American casino operator MGM Resorts International was reportedly the victim of a cyber-security breach last summer that is said to have led to the personal data of some ten million customers being exposed. According to a report from NBCNews.com, the hacked dataset included the full names, addresses, birthdates, telephone numbers and e-mail details of ...

James Murren stepping down as boss of MGM Resorts International

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American casino operator MGM Resorts International has announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, James Murren (pictured), is to step down before the expiration of his current contract. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Wednesday press release to detail that Murren joined its ranks in 1998 as Chief Financial Officer and has ...

Australian legal victory for Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited

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In Australia and casino operator, Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited, has reportedly won a legal challenge tied to the ongoing probe into its suitability to purchase an increased stake in local compatriot Crown Resorts Limited. According to a report from GGRAsia citing a story from The Australian Financial Review newspaper, the Hong Kong-based firm ...

Macau shutdown hurting Wynn Resorts Limited’s bottom line

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The boss for American casino operator Wynn Resorts Limited has reportedly explained that the temporary shutdown of his firm’s two Macau properties is costing the company up to $2.6 million every day. According to the report, the Las Vegas-headquartered company is responsible via its local Wynn Macau Limited subsidiary for the 1,000-room Wynn Macau ...

Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited implicated in Japanese bribery scandal

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In Japan and the bribery scandal that began with prominent politician Tsukasa Akimoto (pictured) and Chinese sports lottery firm 500.com has now reportedly grown to embroil Asian casino giant Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming citing multiple local sources, the Hong Kong-headquartered casino operator had its Japanese ...