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  1. Business - China Business - MACAU

    Casino income in Macau up but not as much as market bet

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... shares of five of the six casino operators in Macau dropped between 3.3 per cent and 3.5 per cent yesterday in Hong Kong trading, on a day the Hang Seng Index mostly remained flat. Sands China ... holiday on the mainland that started on the last day of September is expected to boost casino earnings in Macau, the only place on the mainland where gaming is legal. Fitch Ratings said earlier ...

  2. Business - China Business

    Macau gambling revenue rises 8pc in November

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 06:47pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... Reuters in Hong Kong Gambling revenue in Macau, the world’s largest casino market, rose 7.9 per cent in November year-on-year, boosted by strong spending from China’s emerging middle class ... showed on Monday. The figure was in line with analyst estimates predicting a 7-8 per cent growth rate. Macau is the only place in China where people can legally gamble at casinos. While growth ...

  3. Business - China Business - GAMBLING

    Macau casinos enjoy 5.5% surge in revenue

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Revenue grows by 5.5 per cent on last year to the second-highest on record for the enclave Macau casinos have winning month Gaming revenue in Macau grew 5.5 ... and Co-ordination Bureau. That was the highest for a single month this year and the second-highest ever for Macau, topped only by October last year, when the city reported revenue of 26.85 billion patacas. ...

  4. Man jailed for life for 1.3b yuan casino scam

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... scammed the victims out of a further 350 million yuan, in the name of borrowing money to operate a room at a Macau casino from July 2008 to September 2010. Ou was sentenced to 13 years in jail ... of mainland laws, which allow each person to leave with just US$50,000 a year. $300m Amount of money, in Hong Kong dollars, convicted fraudster Ou Jinming won at Macau casinos between March and April ...

  5. 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 ... provider agreement,  under which a project can use gaming rights of an existing casino operator, “has not yet been approved”, a source said to the Macau publication. “PYE long has been trying ...

  6. News - China - GAMING

    Macau casino 'crime watchdog' is shut down

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser niall.fraser@scmp.com Macau 'watchdog' folds after seven months amid allegation of threats from top gaming figures 'Triad-busting' casino website is closed down A US-based website which pledged to lift the lid on organised crime in Macau's casinos has been shut down after just seven months. Casinoleaks-Macau.com said it would expose ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Beds & betting

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

    ... 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 ... 's first United States-style casino resort within two years. "Macau has achieved in 10 years what it took Las Vegas 40 years to achieve," says Edward Tracy, chief executive of Sands China ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Galaxy benefits from woes hitting Macau casino rivals Sands and Wynn

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Macau gaming firms Sands and Wynn troubled by USprobes and lawsuits Galaxy benefitsas woes hit rivals For casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, what happens in Macau does not always stay ... Wynn's Macau operations also are under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and face lawsuits in Nevada courts, underscoring the difficulties foreign casino operators have ...

  9. Casino ban seen as raw deal for young

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jolie Ho in Macau jolie.ho@scmp.com A law banning under-21s from casinos in Macau has stirred a fierce debate among academics and workers' associations in the city. The new rule, ... fast-growing economy. But opponents say young workers denied the chance of high-earning jobs in casinos will struggle. Leong Sun-iok, vice-president of the Macau Gaming Industry Labourers Association, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Casino backing for Macau golf open is a good start

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... proven to be one of the most popular stopovers on the regional tour. Over the years, we have never understood why the organisers of the Macau Open had failed to buy into the fact that a casino ... 12-course banquet. But as we have already mentioned, it is a welcome start. The Macau casino industry has deep pockets. It would be loose change for someone like the Venetian to come up with, say, ...




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