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  1. Business - Economy - GAMING

    Macau rakes in 20pc gain in July gaming revenues

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 03:48pm by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com World's largest casino hub rakes in 20pc more year on year despite cutbacks by high-rollers Mass-market gamblers boost Macau's revenues Gambling revenue in Macau rose 20 per cent last month from a year earlier, bolstered by growth in the mass gaming market, despite the slowdown in the mainland's economic expansion. Casinos ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1293573/macau-rakes-20pc-gain-july-gaming-revenues
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Beds & betting

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Nadine Bateman

    ... Nadine Bateman Macau's hospitality industry has seen fast, vast expansion, but does the new Sheraton Hotel complete a full house, asks Nadine Bateman Beds & betting A man ... into slot machines, while nearby a largely ignored troupe of dancers performs an elegant ballroom routine. This is but another snapshot from one of Macau's vast casinos, which are swarming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1034960/beds-betting
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Richard Suen wins US$70m from Las Vegas Sands in Macau dispute

    Posted May 15th 2013, 08:22am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Los Angeles Jury in Las Vegas awards businessman from HK for help over 2002 licence bid Suen wins US$70m from Sands in Macau dispute Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen Chi-tat has been awarded US$70 million by a jury in the United States for his help in obtaining a Macau casino licence for Las Vegas Sands more than a decade ago. The jury in Nevada returned a verdict ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1238065/richard-suen-wins-us70m-las-vegas-sands-macau-dispute
  4. News - Hong Kong - GAMBLING

    Sands denies Beijing gave help on Macau casino license application

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Sands Corporation said the Chinese government had no part in the awarding of gaming licences in Macau for the casino operator controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson more than 10 years ago. The attorney, Richard Sauber, told a Las Vegas jury on Friday that it was "inconceivable" that Chinese leaders violated the Basic Law- which guarantees Macau autonomy in its internal affairs- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1235709/sands-denies-beijing-gave-help-macau-casino-license-application
  5. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Wealthy mainlanders drive Macau casino revenue up 13pc

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 02:53pm by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com The gaming industry in Macau saw takings hit the second-highest level this year last month, though casino firms' shares fell yesterday Wealthy mainlanders drive casino revenue Macau's gaming industry revenue rose 13.2 per cent year on year last month, as strong demand from wealthy visitors from the mainland continued. Revenue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1228371/wealthy-mainlanders-drive-macau-casino-revenue-13pc
  6. Business - Companies - CONSTRUCTION

    CSCI pins growth hopes on casinos and housing

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... State Construction International (CSCI) is banking on the boom in Macau's casino construction, as well as affordable housing in Hong Kong and on the mainland, to drive its revenue ... to Hong Kong and Macau, he said. The central government aimed to have construction started on at least 6.3 million units of affordable housing and construction completed on at least 4.7 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1196722/csci-pins-growth-hopes-casinos-and-housing
  7. Asian grapevine

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jeannie Cho Lee The first time I visited Macau in 1994, my parents begged me not to go. They were worried that as a South Korean I might be kidnapped by North Koreans. While these fears seem ludicrous now, Macau in the late 1990s was a very different place. Alarming news stories supported my parents' fears: gun fights, bombings and murders linked to feuding triad gangs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991445/asian-grapevine
  8. News - World - CANADA

    Macau triad kingpin faces expulsion from Canada after wiretap exposé

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver Macau gangster who fled to Vancouver 17 years ago, and his family, face expulsion; police say wiretap of rivals' murder plot exposed his identity The Triad kingpin who slipped the net In 1996, Lai Tong Sang was one of Macau's most notorious triad leaders and a hunted man as he fought a brutal turf war with the 14K gang. Now the Canadian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1160431/macau-triad-kingpin-faces-expulsion-canada-after-wiretap-expose
  9. News - World

    How Macau's gang war spilled over to Vancouver

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... A gang war that knows no borders The leafy suburbs of Vancouver are a world away from the tough streets of pre-handover Macau. But on a summer's night in 1997 those worlds collided ... to the Macau triad war that played out from 1996 to 1998 between the Wo On Lok, supposedly headed by Lai, and the 14K gang of "Broken Tooth" Wan Kuok-koi. The war over the casino junket ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1160428/how-macaus-gang-war-spilled-over-vancouver
  10. Business - Money - STOCKS

    Macau casinos' shares fall on lower Lunar New Year revenue

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com HSBC says gaming income misses target despite 20pc rise in mainland tourists during new year Macau casino shares fall on low holiday revenue Macau casino ... mainland visitors and higher gaming revenues. But Macau's gaming revenue for the period reached 15.2 billion patacas - below HSBC's estimates - noted Sean Monaghan, a Singapore-based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1154168/macau-casinos-shares-fall-lower-lunar-new-year

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