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  1. Casino chiefs fearful after run of attacks

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Niall Fraser niall.fraser@scmp.com Casino executives in Macau have boosted their personal security after one of the city's most colourful gaming bosses was maimed in a vicious gang attack and three casino customers were murdered in the space of two weeks. The violence has led to concerns of a return to the dark days of the late 1990s as the city's gambling industry ...

  2. Gambling as usual up North for Emperor Group casino

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com What will happen to the Emperor - that is, the Emperor Hotel and Casino in Rason, North Korea? Owned by Hong Kong businessman Albert Yeung ... to withdraw staff from its hotel in the northeastern port, half of whom are foreigners and half North Koreans. Hong Kong gambling mogul Stanley Ho's casino empire Sociedade de Turismo e Diversoes ...

  3. Casino lures banner investors

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Neil Gough Macau casino operator MGM China Holdings has lined up a billionaires' row of cornerstone investors for its Hong Kong public offering, which could raise as much as US$1.73 ... and Kerkorian's decision to act as cornerstone investors in MGM China suggests they are keen to double down on Macau. 'They probably figure that among MGM's casinos globally, this is the one ...

  4. Casino developers in Macau turn to retail sector for additional growth

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough It may seem like a statement of the obvious to say that casino developers in Macau mainly build casinos- if only it were true. For the first time, the balance of the mega-resorts being built in the territory will devote more floor space to shopping centres than to casinos. To date, four companies- Galaxy Entertainment, Las Vegas Sands Corp, Melco PBL Entertainment ...

  5. Macau may raise casino entry age to 21

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung in Macau and Anita Lam Ban could hit profits and jobs The Macau government is considering raising the casino entrance and working age from 18 to 21, in a move that could ease public criticism of the booming gaming industry but could also hit casino profits and job opportunities for young people. Disclosing the plan yesterday, Chief Executive Edmund Ho Hau-wah ...

  6. Stanley Ho looks to bridge casino boost

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung in Beijing Macau's casinos will gain the most from the proposed Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai Bridge, for which funding arrangements were decided on Wednesday, gaming magnate ... the quickest ferry it would take more than an hour, but in future it will be a 20-minute car ride.' Asked who would benefit most from the bridge, Mr Ho said: 'The casinos in Macau.' ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Minor's gamble proves costly for casino

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Macau's gaming laws to be changed after teenage girl from Hong Kong wins HK$740,000 jackpot Macau's gaming watchdog has ruled that Sands Casino must pay the HK$740,000 ... after putting HK$100 into a slot machine, it stopped on the grand prize-winning numbers. Casino workers rushed up to congratulate her, but showed her the door after they asked for her ID card ...

  9. Papers reveal Macau chief's casino stake

    Posted Aug 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Chain of holdings uncovered Macau Chief Executive Edmund Ho Hau-wah has held a stake in Stanley Ho Hung-sun's casino empire for the past 15 years, a paper trail ... (STDM), the private conglomerate that has ultimately controlled most of the 85-year-old billionaire's casino, property and transport businesses since 1962. The central link between Stanley ...

  10. Casino king's palace left to decay

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Neglect of exclusive residence reflects a tragic period in Stanley Ho's family history Number 4 Shek O Headland stands crumbling and wild among a strip of palaces. This road holds not only some of the most exclusive real estate in th ...




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