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Malaysia – Tan to challenge Genting’s Malaysian monopoly

Berjaya Group Founder Tan Sri Vincent Tan is considering making a fresh attempt to end the monopoly of Genting Malaysia Bhd by applying for a licence to run a casino in Malaysia. Mr. Tan believes Malaysia should have more than one casino operator. He tried and failed to bring gaming to his resort at Berjaya…

US – Genting enters Las Vegas with Echelon deal

In a move that few expected, Genting group has entered the Las Vegas strip casino market having bought the stalled Echelon site from Boyd Gaming for $350m in cash. Genting said it will transform the unfinished project into Resorts World Las Vegas, starting work in 2014, and opening in 2016 with 3,500 hotel rooms, a convention centre…

Malaysia-Malaysia would benefit from Singapore crackdown

The mountain top Genting Resorts World in Malaysia could see greater visitation levels as players spill over from Genting’s Resort World Sentosa following the effects of the proposed regulatory amendments to Singapore’s Casino Control Act (CCA). The CCA is looking at limiting the number of visits to casinos for anyone who gambles often and are…