Gaming

SJM gives out bonus to its employees

Local gaming operator Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (SJM) has given out a “living allowance” to its employees, according to an announcement made by the operator on Sunday.

Gaming tax revenue dips 7.4 pct

During January and November, gaming tax accounted for some 78 per cent of the government’s total revenue

The MSAR Government has raked in MOP72.8 billion (US$9.1 billion) from gaming taxes for the period spanning January to November this year, down 7.4 per cent year-on-year, the latest updates of the cen

Debtor database on the cards

Junket association expects the system to commence operations next month

Kwok Chi Chung, President of the Macau Association of Gaming and Entertainment Promoters, said the junket-proposed debtor database system has already passed its trials and is currently awaiting approv

Vietnam betting on locals

The long-awaited relaxation of the gaming ban for Vietnamese citizens will be enacted at two upcoming casinos located at opposite ends of the country

The government of Vietnam will loosen the ban on gambling for its citizens, who will be allowed to bet at two casinos currently under construction in the north and south of Vietnam, reported VE Expres

False alarm

The Philippines gaming commission chairperson has clarified President Rodrigo Duterte’s statements that online gaming operations would be closed down, stating only unlicensed operations will be target

Only unlicensed online gaming operations in the Philippines will be closed down, according to the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp.

Goa draws on Macau gaming law

India is amending its gaming rules to follow the MSAR’s gaming regulations

India’s state home department has withdrawn a draft file on gaming rules and revised it based upon Ma­cau’s legal framework, with the redrafted proposal to be sent to the state gov­ernment for approva

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