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  1. Casinos close in gambling crackdown

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui Beijing's crackdown on mainlanders going overseas to gamble has led to the closure or suspension of 82 casinos in countries neighbouring Yunnan province, including Vietnam ... for casinos in neighbouring countries that targeted mainland punters. In the month since the measures had been enforced, 82 casinos had been closed. These include two major casino complexes ...

  2. Emperor eyes site for hotel-casino in Russia

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Emperor Entertainment Hotel has identified a property in Vladivostok with the potential to become one of Russia's top hotel-casinos. Managing director Vanessa Fan Man-seung ... the highly competitive Macau market. 'It is our plan to convert the premises into a top tier hotel-casino, bringing in international standard gaming facilities,' said Ms Fan. Located ...

  3. JP Morgan, casino in $19m legal row

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Bank held funds allegedly stolen and gambled away Owners of Hong Kong's Omar III floating casino are involved in a dispute with banking group JP Morgan Chase over who ... a series of transactions to pass on the money to bank accounts in Hong Kong, Switzerland and Greece. All the money has been recovered aside from the sum squandered in the casino. Two of the men, ...

  4. Staffing problems mar prospects for Lion City casinos

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton Things are heating up down in Singapore as the battle to operate its two integrated resorts gathers pace. The city's first casino complexes, due by 2009, ... bidding are Malaysia's Genting Bhd and cruise operator Star Cruises, which have teamed up with the theme parks arm of Universal Studios for a proposed casino on Sentosa. The other site ...

  5. Chips are down at N Korean casino

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Casino in North Korea amid the mainland's crackdown on gambling. A staff member at the complex in the Rajin-Sonbong Free Trade Zone said the hotel business was operating as usual, but the casino was closed two weeks ago. She refused to say whether the closure was a result of tougher border controls imposed as part of the national campaign. 'I cannot tell when the casino ...

  6. Jackie Chan plays a winning hand at casino ceremony

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Group's casino-hotel project in the Nam Van district, promised to return for the hotel's grand opening scheduled for December 22. Despite the capture of 11 illegal workers at the site this month, construction of the 288-room Hotel Animacao Imperial continues. Mr Yeung, chairman of Emperor Group, said the design of the casino-hotel, a converted commercial building, would stun Macau. ...

  7. Galaxy casino group plans offering

    Posted Mar 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sidney Luk If successful, the company would be the first gaming operator to trade in HK The primary concessionaire for the Galaxy Waldo Casino and Hotel is planning an initial public offering by the end of the second quarter this year in what would be the first pure casino play in Hong Kong. According to industry sources, the company licensed by Galaxy Resort and Casino ...

  8. Chips ahoy- casino cruiser launched

    Posted Dec 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... socialites put pizazz into yesterday's official launch of casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun's twin-hull, six-star hotel-casino. Mr Ho's Asia Cruises company will operate the vessel, ... $1,500 to $500 per night for a standard double cabin. The casino features roulette, slot machines, baccarat, blackjack, and VIP cabins. Asia Cruises executive director Winnie Kwan Lai-fung said ...

  9. Sands profit falls but casino lifts Macau plays

    Posted Aug 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... recently launched casino in Macau. Its success has chased Macanese stocks higher. Las Vegas Sands' second-quarter profit dropped 81 per cent to US$86.4 million year on year, but in striking ... was an indication the Macanese gaming market continued to see strong growth. However, the increased market share of Sands Macao suggests some old casinos are gradually losing business. CSFB expects more ...

  10. Casino shifts put latch-key kids at a loss

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from Zhuhai into Macau. Roy's parents work in the gaming industry- two of 23,368 casino employees in Macau according to latest figures from the Macau Statistics and Census Bureau. 'My ... reached young people such as Roy and Shiny, whose experiences are not unusual in the northern district, a lower-income area. Instead, casinos have created more lucrative jobs, exacerbating ...




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