The final piece of the Hong Kong/Zhuhai/Macau bridge – a 35-tonne expansion joint – was placed last Tuesday, announced in Zhuhai city the director of the Bridge Authority, should be opened to traffic at the end of 2017, which also includes a 6.7-kilometre submarine tunnel, is 55 kilometers long in total.
Monthly Archives: September 2016
MGM China Holdings Executive Director and CEO Grant Bowie said he did not support a proposed ban on gaming workers entering casinos during their leisure time. Bowie also said it was more appropriate that education and assistance be provided to those addicted to gambling, to tackle the issue.
Angela Leong On Kei has urged the government to legislate to ban gaming workers from entering casinos during their off-duty hours as soon as possible. The gaming boss claimed in a written commentary that she is concerned about the government’s lack of timetable in implementing the casino entry ban for gaming workers.
MGM China’s CEO and executive director Grant Bowie is optimistic over the gaming operator’s revenue this September, after a slight increase in the sector’s revenue last month. “I think the month will be reasonably consistent. We’re obviously hoping to see improvement year-on-year.
Wynn Macau has announced the appointment of Ian Michael Coughlan as president of the company, effective immediately. The operator said Coughlan has been and will remain president of Wynn Resorts (Macau) S.A. and a member of the board of directors of the company as an executive director, positions he has held since July 2007 and September 2009, respectively.
Gamal Abdelaziz has resigned as president and executive director of Wynn Macau Ltd. The executive was hired in January 2013 by the casino group’s founder Steve Wynn, to drive the development of the firm’s Cotai project Wynn Palace. The property opened on August 22 this year. Prior to his appointment, Mr Abdelaziz had spent 12 years as a senior executive in MGM Resorts International’s hospitality division.
Sheldon Adelson heads the annual Asian Gaming Power 50 for the eighth time in nine years. Adelson often generates controversy and provokes divergent feelings, but nearly everyone agrees he belongs at the top of the region’s gaming heap. Venetian Macao and Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands speak for themselves as extraordinary creations, reflecting favorably on their creator.
The international boxing association says it is developing a new anti-betting education program after three boxers were sanctioned by the IOC for gambling on fights at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. AIBA President C.K. Wu says “the actions of a very small minority at Rio 2016 have shown that what we believed to be a very clear message still needs some reinforcing.”
Interblock has signed a deal with Hit Gaming and Entertainment to install the award winning Pulse Arena at Perla Casino and Hotel in Nova Gorica, Slovenia… will consist of 45 play stations and six different game types including dealer assist Black Jack, Roulette and Baccarat and an automated Roulette, Sic Bo and Craps.
The Racing Partnership has reached an agreement with the British Racecourse Bookmakers Association to administer payments to on-course bookmakers who provide their betting shows to the new betting shop channel.