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  1. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Baccarat celebrates 250 years of history

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:33pm by EILEEN LIU

    ... Eileen Liu Exciting chapter Luxury crystal brand Baccarat is celebrating its 250th anniversary with a special book. From the extravagant Charles X pitcher in 1828, presented to the king on his visit to the factory, to the Unicef Crystal Snowflake sparkling at 57th Street and Fifth Avenue, the brand is known for its rich heritage and fine craftsmanship. The book, Baccarat: Two ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Chinese taste for baccarat drives Macau boom

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 03:20pm by AP

    ... KELVIN CHAN (AP Business Writer) MACAU (AP) — In the nearly three dozen casinos in Macau, the world's biggest gambling market, there's only one game that matters: baccarat ... and dwarfing the takings from slots, blackjack or roulette. Wherever you go in the former Portuguese colony, you'll see chain-smoking Chinese gamblers crowded around baccarat tables as players ...

  3. News - World - GAMBLING

    British casino refuses to pay poker star Phil Ivey his baccarat winnings

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Casino refuses £7.3m payout to poker star One of the world's top professional poker players has been denied £7.3 million (HK$91.32 million) in gambling winnings from Britain's oldest gaming club, reports said, as it investigates possible misconduct. Californian Phil Ivey was playing a skill-free version of baccarat called Punto Banco at Crockfords at Mayfair ...

  4. Michael Wong's latest brand collaboration is crystal clear as he teams with Chateau Baccarat

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... unveiled his latest project- crystal glassware in collaboration with Ch?teau Baccarat. The original Ch?teau Baccarat range, developed by French wine expert Bruno Quenioux, debuted in Paris in January and landed in Hong Kong earlier this month. The limited-edition Chateau Baccarat x MW set features the MW logo and retails at HK$4,800 for four wine glasses and HK$4,600 for a decanter. ...

  5. Magazines - Style

    Variety show

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by SS

    ... and glossy surfaces. Hayon incorporated some pieces from this collection for the interior of La Terraza del Casino.             Crystal Candy Set for Baccarat (2009)  First presented at the Baccarat ...

  6. Baccarat crystal adds lustre to private viewing

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wilson Lau Wing Tai Properties and SCMP Marketing Services teamed up to present 'A Baccarat Crystal Spectacular' featuring the French company's latest crystal collections ... Champagne. In this relaxed atmosphere, visitors to the dining room viewed Baccarat pieces including sculptures featuring animals, a Chinese dragon designed by Nicolas Triboulot for the next Lunar New ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Casino's honour is just a house of cards

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Bonny Schoonakker

    ... according to our report yesterday. The 14 players got lucky in April after they noticed that the cards in their game of mini-baccarat were being dealt in sequence, and bet accordingly. ...

  8. Revenues soar on mainland's baccarat spree

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... baccarat tables. Casino revenue soared 45 per cent from a year ago to 20.51 billion patacas last month- enough to top March's record haul of 20.09 billion patacas- official data released ... is accelerating, driven by surging VIP gambling volumes as mainlanders with access to abundant credit continue to test their luck on the high-stakes gambling tables. The city's VIP baccarat revenues ...

  9. Macau casinos hit jackpot with revenue from baccarat tables

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Macau's VIP baccarat revenues nearly doubled in the second quarter, rising 98.7 per cent from a year earlier to a record 32.37 billion patacas on an influx of mainland high rollers flush with easy access to cheap credit. The soaring high-stakes baccarat play accounted for a unprecedented 72.1 per cent of all casino revenue, which in turn rose 76.7 per cent from ...

  10. Baccarat brings on bling

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Baccarat's InsomNight jewellery party Where: MO Bar, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental When: November 20 What: French crystalware brand Baccarat threw a dazzling soiree to launch its new InsomNight jewellery collection, which comes in silver and gold. The pieces were presented under special lighting by models Kathy Chow Man-kei and Lynn Xiong Dailin. Who: Guests ...




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