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  1. Casino struggles to staff full house

    Posted Oct 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan in Macau New venture opens, but Stanley Ho is worried Macau gambling kingpin Stanley Ho Hung-sun yesterday opened his first major new casino since losing his monopoly- ... elements, especially labour, are fundamentally lagging behind.' Some fear the labour shortage problem has the potential to throw a spanner in the works of the casino boom. Macau Chief Executive ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Macau's casinos are expanding, but visa laws may cause staffing problems

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 08:13pm by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com Macau's casino scene is primed for further expansion, but an opaque visa system for foreign workers could lead to an acute manpower shortage, writes Bernice Chan Labour pains Macau's Cotai Strip, with its colossal, glittering casino-hotels, is primed for further expansion over the next few years. The corporations that developed ...

  3. News - China - MACAU

    Stanley Ho's SJM pushes for more Macau people in top casino positions

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 05:13am by Stuart Lau

    ... casinos join push for locals Gaming tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun's gambling flagship has backed the Macau government's move to require foreign casino operators to promote more locals into high-paying management jobs. Sociedade de Jogos de Macau (SJM) Holdings, Macau's only home-grown casino corporation, said the people of the former Portuguese enclave had reached a point where ...

  4. 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 ... on the synergy between Hong Kong and Macau, and place its focus on mega-casino and public housing projects. With the Hong Kong government providing public housing, government projects will be a main ...

  5. News - World - CRIME

    Hongkongers among eight arrested in multimillion dollar US illegal World Cup gambling raid

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 12:00pm by Clifford Lo and AP

    ... 36, Fan Yung-keung, 46, and Zhang Yan, 40, along with four Malaysians and one mainland Chinese in an alleged scheme to take bets over Wi-fi and DSL lines they had casino employees install in their rooms. Casino officials became suspicious of the elaborate set-up, featuring multiple monitors and large television screens tuned in to World Cup games, which had the makings of a gambling ...

  6. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: Macau casino revenue hits record, Global Times editorial slams CNN

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 08:02am by Patrick Boehler

    ... of the scrap industry] been appreciated, and seized, more readily than in southern China," writes Adam Minter in his upcoming book. Bloomberg Macau casino revenue jumped 32 per cent to a record ...

  7. News - China - MACAU

    Macau sees only 0.3pc rise in visitors but record gaming revenue

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho in Macau jolie.ho@scmp.com Stagnant global economy blamed for low growth in tourist numbers last year, but city also reports record increase in casino revenue Gaming city sees only 0.3 pc rise in visitors Visitor numbers in Macau last year did not increase significantly despite casinos raking in a record high in revenue. Based on preliminary figures, the city saw 28 ...

  8. News - World - CASINOS

    Adelson loses libel lawsuit alleging he condoned Macau casino prostitution

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Accusation Adelson condoned prostitution in Macau casinos was 'protected speech' Casino boss loses 'dirty money' libel case in US Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate and prominent US Republican Party donor, has lost a US$60 million libel lawsuit that centred on an accusation that he had condoned prostitution in his casinos in Macau ...

  9. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Galaxy casino founder adds US$10.2b to wealth on Macau boom

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... this year. The billionaire, 84, holds one of six gaming licences in Macau and competes against casinos owned by Steve Wynn, Sheldon Adelson, Stanley Ho Hung-sun and his son Lawrence, and James Packer. Lui and his son Francis are expanding their flagship casino Galaxy Macau in the city's Cotai area, Asia's version of the Las Vegas Strip, to capitalise on record visitors from ...

  10. Business - Companies

    Casino firm SJM plays down impact of Beijing money-laundering crackdown

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:13am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com SJM plays down effect of Beijing crackdown Casino operator SJM downplayed any negative impact from reports that Beijing may crack down on money-laundering ... relative to the headline numbers that were a bit light. It dealt with the UnionPay issue and said there has not been an impact and don't anticipate it being an issue." The original Macau ...




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