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  1. News - China - CASINOS

    Sands, DreamWorks strike Macau casino licence deal

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 08:45pm by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Macau casino operator's DreamWorks deal to bring popular animated characters to its resorts Sands woos families with cartoons Sands China, the Macau arm of US casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, has entered into a licensing agreement with DreamWorks Animation SKG to host animated characters including Kung Fu Panda Po, Shrek and King Julien ...

  2. Business - Companies

    Engineering firm Paul Y bets on Macau hotel-casino venture

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 02:24am by Sophie Yu

    ... controlled by  Charles Chan Kwok-keung  plans to build a five-star hotel and casino on Macau’s Cotai Strip. It said it had set a budget of about HK$6.5 billion for the project but did not elaborate under which casino operator’s gaming licence it would operate. According to the Business Daily, the government is yet to give permission to include gaming facilities in the hotel. The service ...

  3. Go-ahead for Wynn Cotai casino

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Casino developer and operator Wynn Macau, a unit of billionaire Steve Wynn's Las Vegas company, says it has received the green light on land for a casino ... It hosts popular mega casinos, including the Venetian and Galaxy, and luxury hotels such as the Four Seasons and Conrad. Sands China opened the first phase of its new project, Sands Cotai Central, ...

  4. Business - China Business - GAMING

    MGM China builds presence in Cotai strip with new resort

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com MGM builds presence in Cotai strip Macau casino operator MGM China broke ground for its HK$20 billion Cotai project yesterday. It expects the resort to open to customers in the middle of 2016. The joint venture between Pansy Ho Chiu-king and MGM Resorts International now runs one casino on the Macau peninsula. It lacks a presence on the busy Cotai strip, ...

  5. Pansy Ho still has a hand to play while leading two casino empires

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Pansy Catilina Ho Chiu-king is a woman in the middle of two competing casino empires, a US regulatory investigation, and a handful of billion-dollar investment decisions waiting ... billionaire to convince gaming regulators in the state of Nevada that she is an independent businesswoman. The move resulted in winning penultimate US approval for her four-year-old Macau casino ...

  6. Marathon benefits from rivalry among casinos

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho The race is still for gambling dollars. But increasingly the rivalry between Macau casino operators is also for non-gaming endeavours and athletic prowess. As Manchester United's visit to the Venetian Macau nears, much of the discussion has centred on the responses by the other casino groups. Yesterday, Francis Lui Yiu-tung, executive director and deputy chairman ...

  7. Brightest place bets on casino careers

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... reports AS MACAU'S ECONOMIC boom is fuelled by more casino openings in the coming months, prospects for university graduates in the once-sleepy enclave have never been better. Over the next five years the number of people employed in the casino sector is expected to grow by a third, creating some 10,000 new jobs, including about 1,000 at managerial level. Then there are the extra ...

  8. Casino explosion is a job spinner

    Posted Aug 26th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... on paper even before it materialises. The first of the new wave of resort casinos, Sheldon Adelson's Sands Macau is reportedly winning US$3million a day, or 3.5 times as much as the group earns from its flagship Venetian Casino Hotel Resort in Nevada. In all likelihood, Sands Macau has already paid for itself. Delve deeper into the numbers, as credit rating agency Standard & ...

  9. HK$16b casino resort breaks ground in Macau

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough in Macau Studio City will feature more than 2,000 rooms and David Tang-designed hotel Macau Studio City, a HK$16 billion casino resort being built by a consortium of developers ... of the project comes on stream in early 2009, Studio City co-chairman David Friedman said yesterday. The complex will initially include a 200,000 sq ft casino to be operated under a revenue-sharing ...

  10. Melco Crown posts sixfold rise in earnings

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Celine Sun celine.sun@scmp.com Melco Crown Entertainment posted a sixfold surge in fourth-quarter earnings as gaming revenue rose strongly. The Macau casino venture is co-owned ... dipped 1.08 per cent. The casino operator attributed the performance to higher casino earnings amid a surge in gaming volumes, and contributions from its hotel and other entertainment businesses. ...




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