Wynn Resorts is going after a Canadian businessman after he has failed to make good on a loan. The casino giant, through its Wynn Las Vegas subsidiary, had filed for relief in Nevada this past summer to force repayment of the loan, and has now taken a trip up north to try to get a court in Canada to agree to have the judgment applied there
Owners of a Chinese-run casino closed for polluting a beach in Cambodia’s Sihanoukville have applied to build a new casino in another location, amid growing…
Through the first nine months of this year, Royal International posted a total revenue of VND163 billion ($7 million). That is less than half of what they expected to have recorded at this point when the year began.
However, the New Zealand Herald reported that some SkyCity staff who’d returned to their casino jobs Friday night had struggled to finish their shifts due to respiratory complaints. The Unite Union had urged its 1,000 members to stage a four-day strike until it received written assurances that workers weren’t heading into unsafe conditions.
The Star accused Wong of offering them a blank check to cover his gambling losses but Wong’s check bounced when the company tried to cash it at Wong’s Singapore bank. Wong told the bank not to honor the check based on his claim that that The Star’s casino dealers had made multiple mistakes during his baccarat sessions.
Crown has come under fire previously for manipulating government controls in order to bring in VIPs to the country, bypassing established background checks. It has been accused of not properly vetting its gamblers, an assertion that seems to be confirmed by the news report.
It’s unclear what repercussions might befall Sands if it’s shown to have exercised insufficient oversight of its customers’ cash. Marina Bay Sands came off pretty good in Singapore’s last annual tally of regulatory fines, at least, in comparison to its crosstown rival Resorts World Sentosa, which was found lacking in terms of its system of internal controls and failing to comply with directions regarding its casino operations.
Macau’s casino junket operators are facing tightened rules of operation, although when those rules might arrive or what they might look like is anyone’s guess.
Delta, India’s only listed casino and online gaming company, announced its results for the months starting in July and ending in September, 2019. The company reported total revenue of Rs. 252.76 crores ($35.4 million), which was a Rs. 16 crores ($2.2 million) increase over the second quarter of this year.
Bangladesh is a majority Muslim country and a new Research International poll found that 97% of respondents supported the government’s casino crackdown. Cynicism abounds, as 58% of respondents said they believe the leaders of all Bangladesh political parties were “directly involved” in illegal gambling operations and another 34% believe they were indirectly involved.