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  1. Casino issues writ over gambler's loan

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam A Hong Kong gambler obtained a loan of HK$2 million from the Wynn Macau Resort casino after presenting a blank cheque, which was later dishonoured, according to a writ filed in Hong Kong's High Court yesterday by the gaming resort. It seeks the return of the outstanding amount, HK$1,629,914, from Kwan Ka-shing, who it says lives on a private estate in Shau Kei ...

  2. Call to ban casino ships with no port of call

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A legislator has called on the government to act against casino ships that offer on-board gambling during overnight cruises from Hong Kong with no fixed destination. The call came after an investigation by the Sunday Morning Post found that the Neptune, a cruise ship operated by the Hong Kong-listed Neptune Group, had its casino open while in Chinese waters. ...

  3. Casino ship breaks betting law

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters A Hong Kong casino ship has been blatantly violating mainland law and offering on-board gambling in mainland waters. A Sunday Morning Post investigation found the Neptune, a cruise ship operated by the Hong Kong-listed Neptune Group, anchors near Dangan Island south of Hong Kong - which is administered by Zhuhai - when the casino on board is open. During an overnight ...

  4. Casino fit-out specialist Sundart designs HK$700m offering

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the Middle East. High-profile tycoons are believed to be lining up to buy the shares. Sundart has ridden the casino boom over the past four years, fitting out the interiors of such landmark projects as MGM Grand Hotel, Grand Lisboa Hotel and Casino and Wynn Resort Macau. The company had originally planned to raise between HK$300 million and HK$400 million from the initial public offering ...

  5. A slice of the gambler's life on Neptune's casino cruise

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter If you did not know already who the Neptune gambling cruise ship's principal customers are - mainlanders with money to burn - the greetings in Putonghua at the pier in Hong Kong offer an indication. The casino ship, which has been operating out of Hong Kong for nearly four years, is hardly the 'brand new' five-star attraction touted in the glossy ...

  6. A lax casino at the mercy of foreigners

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Nai-keung In the past, anyone who suggested even in passing that the global financial markets were big casinos with very lax regulation would have been dismissed as an anti-capitalist ... a stake in this casino operation, and consequently had no say in the board. This situation was only slightly remedied after our financial officials' visit to Beijing immediately after Donald ...

  7. Lantau casino?

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Liberal Party has proposed to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa that a luxury casino complex be built on Lantau for mainland and foreign tourists only. What do you think of this idea? Share your views: write to us. ...

  8. Casinos in Macau will cost us dear: Jockey Club

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Macau's flourishing casino business may draw an extra $15 billion away from the Hong Kong Jockey Club each year, the club chairman has warned. Ronald Arculli also said if the government gave the go-ahead to develop casinos on Lantau, the club should run the businesses as non-profit enterprises. The club's own consultancy studies have estimated Hong Kong could lose ...

  9. Bring in casino kings, says James Tien

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Hung-sun should be allowed to bid to build and run a casino in Hong Kong if Beijing gives the approval, Liberal Party chief James Tien Pei-chun says. But the bidding process must ensure the project would benefit Hong Kong the most, he said. Last month, Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman Ronald Arculli reignited the debate over a proposal to build a casino on Lantau Island when he said the club ...

  10. Police search casino ship after death of waitress

    Posted Sep 30th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police yesterday searched for clues on a casino ship where a mainland waitress collapsed and died on Wednesday. A postmortem examination failed to determine the cause of death. Further tests including toxicological analysis to check for drug intake were needed, said Superintendent Wong Chun-chin, of the Marine Police regional crime unit. He said bruises were found ...




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