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North Marianas – Imperial’s VIP income dips in February

Imperial Pacific, the operator of a headline grabbing temporary casino in Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands, reported a dip in its VIP GGR in February following the record amount reported in previous months. VIP turnover at its Best Sunshine Live temporary casino came in at $1.67bn in February down from the spectacular $5.6bn in…

Australia –Crown VIP revenue almost halved by arrests in China

Australian casino operator Crown Resorts has seen its VIP gambling turnover drop by nearly half in the first half of its business year following the arrest in China of its VIP marketing team. Revenues at Crown’s Australian casino resorts fell by 12.5 per cent to US$1.14bn during the six months ending December 31, 2016 with…

Australia – Lucky win rates protect Star from plummeting VIP play

Australian operator Star Entertainment has reported that its VIP gaming revenue was ‘impacted by the Crown Resorts detentions’ in China as they dropped by 22 per cent in the second half of the year. Rival operator Crown Resorts had 18 of its employees arrested for allegedly promoting gambling junkets in China. Despite the VIP downturn,…

Cambodia – Nagacorp to launch private jet service

Nagacorp, the operator behind NagaWorld; Cambodia’s largest casino, is to launch its own fleet of jet aircraft to transport players to Phnom Penh as it looks to double its quota of Chinese VIPs. It is also constructing a US$15m VIP terminal at Phnom Penh International Airport which ‘will be located at a different location from…

China – Macau casinos look to claw back junket commission

Macau casino operators are considering launching their own junkets rather than rely on private operators as they look to hold on to more of their profits. Junket operators are believed to have taken US$13bn in commission from the casinos last year. Deutsche Bank Analyst Karen Tang said casino operators could make 10 per cent to 15…