Melco named Socially Accountable Operator of the 12 months at 12th Worldwide Gaming Awards Nasdaq:MLCO

Melco named Socially Responsible Operator of the Year at 12th International Gaming Awards Nasdaq:MLCO

Ms. Akiko Takahashi

Ms. Akiko Takahashi

Ms. Akiko Takahashi, Government Vice President, Chief Officer of Human Assets and Company Social Duty of Melco Resorts & Leisure, acquired the Socially Accountable Operator of the 12 months on the 12th Worldwide Gaming Awards.

Melco Resorts & Leisure Restricted

MACAU, Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Melco Resorts & Leisure Restricted is proud to be named Socially Accountable Operator of the 12 months (Land Primarily based) on the 12th Worldwide Gaming Awards (IGA). Melco was shortlisted and named the class’s winner amongst world built-in resorts and gaming operators, by an esteemed judging panel of worldwide gaming trade consultants. The award acknowledges Melco’s proactive and modern company social accountability initiatives, particularly to advertise and improve processes and safeguards in direction of accountable gaming. Ms. Akiko Takahashi, Government Vice President, Chief Officer of Human Assets and Company Social Duty of Melco Resorts & Leisure, acquired the award on behalf of Melco on the award ceremony held in London, United Kingdom.

Mr. Lawrence Ho, Chairman and Chief Government Officer of Melco Resorts & Leisure, stated, “Accountable gaming has been and continues to be a high precedence for Melco. We’re thrilled to obtain this award from IGA as a testomony to the efforts we dedicate to this extremely vital focus space as a part of our Company Social Duty (CSR), and wish to take this chance to thank the organizers and our workers who made this achievement doable.”

Melco’s three-pronged system makes use of a complete framework to implement initiatives developed for accountable gaming; together with course of and know-how, group engagement and worker schooling. With use of essentially the most superior know-how, Melco is the primary gaming and built-in resort operator in Asia to deploy facial recognition methods in any respect gaming space entrances to help self-exclusion and consented third-party exclusion. Melco continues to advertise and lift consciousness of accountable gaming each internally and externally by way of its best-in-class and pre-emptive methods to learn a more healthy, and extra sustainable society.

Most just lately, the corporate sponsored, produced and aired a accountable gaming public service video on primetime tv in Macau selling the significance of household help to assist one keep in management, and hosts common accountable gaming workshops for girls locally freed from cost. Internally, Melco hosts a variety of actions and coaching programs for workers to raised perceive and additional promote the message of accountable gaming. Recognition for Melco’s CSR applications and system devoted to accountable gaming embrace being the primary and solely built-in resort operator to achieve CSR Gold Award twice at Enterprise Awards of Macau (2013 and 2017).

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About Melco Resorts & Leisure Restricted

The Firm, with its American depositary shares listed on the NASDAQ International Choose Market (NASDAQ: MLCO), is a developer, proprietor and operator of on line casino gaming and leisure on line casino resort amenities in Asia. The Firm at present operates Altira Macau (, a on line casino lodge positioned at Taipa, Macau and Metropolis of Goals (, an built-in city on line casino resort positioned in Cotai, Macau. Its enterprise additionally consists of the Mocha Golf equipment (, which comprise the most important non-casino primarily based operations of digital gaming machines in Macau. The Firm additionally majority owns and operates Studio Metropolis (, a cinematically-themed built-in leisure, retail and gaming resort in Cotai, Macau. Within the Philippines, a Philippine subsidiary of the Firm at present operates and manages Metropolis of Goals Manila (, a on line casino, lodge, retail and leisure built-in resort within the Leisure Metropolis complicated in Manila. For extra details about the Firm, please go to

The Firm is strongly supported by its single largest shareholder, Melco Worldwide Improvement Restricted, an organization listed on the Primary Board of The Inventory Alternate of Hong Kong Restricted and is considerably owned and led by Mr. Lawrence Ho, who’s the Chairman, Government Director and Chief Government Officer of the Firm. 

For media enquiries, please contact:
Chimmy Leung
Government Director, Company Communications
Tel: +852 3151 3765
E-mail: [email protected]

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