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  1. Casinos get a whiff of dollars and scents

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... at Macau casinos needs little encouragement, the use of perfumes inside the premises poses questions about the power and ethics of scent marketing. Olfactory stimuli, or scents, are unlikely to affect a pathological gambler so it's the occasional casino visitor that is most at risk, says Sudhir Kale, who has researched the impact of smells on consumer behaviour and is a marketing ...

  2. Casino revenue up 57pc in quarter

    Posted Apr 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Macau casino revenue soared to a near-record 13.569 billion patacas last month, up 42.4 per cent from a year ago and 1.3 per cent higher than February, according to the Macao ... gambling volumes, while tourist arrivals rose 15 per cent in the first two months this year. First-quarter casino revenue rose 57.2 per cent from a year ago to 40.91 billion patacas, putting Macau ...

  3. Mum dumped girls for casino

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A single mother left her two young daughters home alone to go gambling in Macau and did not return for a week- even after learning they had been taken into care, a court heard yesterday. The 41-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, ...

  4. Police search casino ship after death of waitress

    Posted Sep 30th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police yesterday searched for clues on a casino ship where a mainland waitress collapsed and died on Wednesday. A postmortem examination failed to determine the cause of death. Further tests including toxicological analysis to check for drug intake were needed, said Superintendent Wong Chun-chin, of the Marine Police regional crime unit. He said bruises were found ...

  5. No more bets, please

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop, SINGAPORE If anybody says casino one more time, I am going to scream. These days, I cannot attend an event without the conversation turning to the subject (are you pro or con?), or open the papers without being confronted by an avalanche of articles on why a casino will be a good thing for Singapore and then only to turn to the letters pages and discover ...

  6. Outtakes

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... and this year looks set to continue the ZoukOut tradition of quality. The event starts at 8pm on December 8. For more details, go to zoukout.com. Casino's royale lineup A night out in Macau used ... casino are the Black Eyed Peas on October 27 and Beyonce on November 3. The Venetian Arena seats 15,000 people, and promises entertainment events of a quality only previously seen in casino ...

  7. A good week for...

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yau-lung The son of casino magnate Stanley Ho Hung-sun became a bigger player in the gambling world by striking a deal, along with his partner Australian billionaire James Packer, for a key property in Macau's Cotai strip. The two already own the Casino of Dreams casino resort and the Altira casino hotel on Taipa Island. Their US$360 million acquisition of the aborted Studio City ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Casino throws open its doors A $600 million casino combining Greek gods and Parisian-style cabaret opens in Macau today. Executives at the Greek Mythology Casino, situated at the New Century Hotel in Taipa, said they were confident they would be able to attract more than 40,000 people on its first day of operation. The casino is 80 per cent owned by Ng Man-sun, who runs VIP gaming ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Feb 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fung streets at about 1pm, was rushed to hospital in critical condition. Jobs fair for casino resort Casino operator Melco Crown Entertainment has launched a recruitment fair for its City ...

  10. Vox Pop

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Vanessa Lo

    ... to life with new Vegas-style casino hotels. Jobs in the region are plentiful. Are Hongkongers taking this opportunity to work across the border? Classified Post asked various professionals. ... of the opportunities there. I would not want to work in Macau though, because I do not like the environment. It is chaotic there and I do not like that, and the whole city is infested with casinos.' Polly ...




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