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High stakes for gaming across Asia-Pacific

It is a key driver for international visitation in the region, and, if done correctly, can add value to local economies
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 05:50

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South Korea is in danger of oversupply, and in the longer term may be vulnerable, especially if more casinos there are not allowed to offer gambling to locals.

SIGNIFICANT and perhaps lasting changes took place in the gaming industry across the Asia-Pacific last year. The clamp-down on conspicuous spending and money laundering in mainland China has led to a 34.3 per cent decrease in gross gaming revenues (GGR) in Macau alone, with the VIP/junket

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