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  1. News - World - GAMBLING

    The house doesn't always win in Atlantic City as two casinos close

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Atlantic City In an unprecedented few days amid sliding profits in the gambling resort of Atlantic City, three casinos will have closed and 5,000 jobs will be lost The house doesn't always win A time few could imagine during the not-too-distant glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos are closing this week and a third ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1582449/house-doesnt-always-win-atlantic-city-two-casinos-close
  2. News - World - GAMBLING

    Trump Plaza Casino in Atlantic City expected to close down in September

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Atlantic City, United States Atlantic City dealt yet another losing hand Atlantic City's crumbling casino market has disintegrated even further, with the owners of the Trump Plaza casino expected to shut it down in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts said no final decision had been made on the Boardwalk casino, but the company expected the casino ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553448/trump-plaza-casino-atlantic-city-expected-close-down-september
  3. Business - China Business - GAMBLING

    Mainland crackdown on illegal use of payment cards in Macau casinos

    Posted May 08th 2014, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih and Niall Fraser

    ... crackdown in Macau casinos Macau is facing a major capital-flight crackdown amid Beijing concerns that tens of billions of yuan in illicit funds are being funnelled out of the mainland and into casinos in contravention of national currency controls. China's state-backed bank payment card UnionPay last night announced a raft of measures in what it described as a "committed" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1507007/mainland-crackdown-illegal-use-payment-cards-macau-casinos
  4. Business - China Business - GAMBLING

    Casino shares slump after Macau crackdown on illegal handheld payment devices

    Posted May 08th 2014, 05:11pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Wynn Macau leads the decline in gambling stocks, with shares slumping 9.7 per cent to HK$28.10 in intra-day trading Shares in Macau’s top name casino ... that tens of billions of yuan were being funnelled out of the mainland and into casinos in breach of national currency controls, thanks to the use of illegal hand-held payment devices commonly seen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1507460/casino-shares-slump-after-macau-crackdown-illegal-handheld
  5. Infographics - GAMBLING

    Raising the stakes

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 02:44pm by Adolfo Arranz

    ... Adolfo Arranz China’s neighbours continue to profit from the mainland’s appetite for gambling. Macau already outperforms the Las Vegas strip and Singapore is fast catching up. Japan continues to warm to the idea of legalizing casinos for the run-up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. With Lawrence Ho Yau-lung investing in a Vladivostok casino and Tony Fung Wing-cheung in Australia, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1533963/raising-stakes
  6. News - World - GAMBLING

    US man sues Las Vegas casino, saying he was too drunk to gamble

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 09:53pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Plaintiff says that, though drunk, he shouldn't be liable for losses because Las Vegas casino plied him with alcohol and lent him money Drunk sues casino over US$500,000 in losses A southern California man has sued a Las Vegas casino after he lost US$500,000 on blackjack and pai gow on the weekend of the Super Bowl, claiming he should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1443001/us-man-sues-las-vegas-casino-saying-he-was-too-drunk-gamble
  7. News - China - GAMBLING

    Macau casinos cut out middlemen and recruit gamblers directly from mainland China

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:44am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Macau casinos cut out middlemen Macau's gambling riches sparked bloody gun fights between triad gangsters two decades ago. Today, there's a new conflict brewing, only this time it's being waged with private jets, limousines and loans of up to US$1 million. The latest battle pits casinos against their long-time allies, so-called junket operators ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1438209/macau-casinos-cut-out-middlemen-and-recruit-gamblers-directly-mainland
  8. Business - Companies - GAMBLING

    Las Vegas Sands casino customer data stolen by hackers, company says

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 05:35pm

    ... the personal information of tens of thousands of Las Vegas Sands customers during a data breach earlier this month, the casino company said on Friday. The company said in a regulatory filing that information about some patrons at its Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, hotel-casino was compromised during the February 10 attack. Spokesman Ron Reese said the number of customers affected was in the mid-five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1438016/las-vegas-sands-casino-customer-data-stolen-hackers-company-says
  9. Business - Companies - GAMBLING

    Macau casino taps David Beckham's star power as it courts mainland China

    Posted Dec 25th 2013, 05:04pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Las Vegas David Beckham named promoter of Sands to edge up Macau and Singapore businesses-- but also mainland China, where casinos are illegal Retired soccer star ... popularity in the region. The Las Vegas-based company is the largest casino operator in Macau, the centre of the modern-day gambling world. The deal may help Sands win attention in mainland China, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1389740/macau-casino-taps-david-beckhams-star-power-it-courts-mainland
  10. News - World - GAMBLING

    Disney faces challenge to its motives in fight against more Florida casinos

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:47am by NYT

    ... in casino battle Just around the corner from the poker room and within shouting distance of the greyhound track at the Mardi Gras Casino, the Amazing Spider-Man slot machine beckons gamblers ... renewed battle over casino gambling in Florida this year, the popular Spider-Man poker machine delivers a different sort of jolt altogether. Spider-Man is one of a stable of Marvel superheroes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1341255/disney-faces-challenge-its-motives-fight-against-more-florida-casinos

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