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  1. Casinos in Macau will cost us dear: Jockey Club

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Macau's flourishing casino business may draw an extra $15 billion away from the Hong Kong Jockey Club each year, the club chairman has warned. Ronald Arculli also said if the government gave the go-ahead to develop casinos on Lantau, the club should run the businesses as non-profit enterprises. The club's own consultancy studies have estimated Hong Kong could lose ...

  2. Betting watchdog objects to casino's TV promotion

    Posted Oct 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang An anti-gambling group has called on the government to close a loophole that allows Macau casinos to advertise on Hong Kong television. This follows a series of advertisements aired on TVB and ATV promoting the new Casino Mona Lisa as an 'entertainment centre'. The Casino Mona Lisa is in gambling king Stanley Ho Hung-sun's flagship Lisboa Hotel. ...

  3. Win Tickets

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Professional mixed martial arts fighting will finally come to China when the Deep Mayhem event takes place at the Venetian Macao casino on January 8. The stacked card contains a host of high-powered bouts, including a heavyweight championship main event. The first three readers to message going.out@scmp.com will win double passes to the fight plus return ferry tickets. ...

  4. A real battle royale

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

    ... Vengeance Of Rain and Admire Moon go head to head in top-notch QE II Cup showdown ...

  5. Confident Kang shares Open lead

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... wind and a bit of casino action. The guys love coming to Macau,' Kang said. It was not held last year after the Macau Sports Development Board cancelled the tournament because ... 'When I was 17, I played in an event in Las Vegas,' said Karlberg, a 24-year-old Swede. 'I'm not much of a gambler, but I went to a casino and they didn't allow me in because ...

  6. Legends to battle it out in Macau showdown

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The chance to see Switzerland's Roger Federer and other legends of the game will be up for grabs when tickets for the Venetian Macau Tennis Showdown go on sale today. The one-night exhibition tournament on November 20 at the Cotai Arena ...

  7. US could learn from HK on computer betting

    Posted Jan 30th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... and embrace the lessons Hong Kong learned the hard way. Or is American racing to become cynical like casino gambling, where losing heavily makes you a valued customer but using your intellect to win is considered an offence? And speaking of casino gambling, where is the anti-gambling lobby when there is something they can legitimately get their teeth into? A permanent thorn in the side ...

  8. Raphael frustrated by steady drain on Macau's resources

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and casino workers, had to rely on a makeshift team with only one spare player on the bench as they fought their way to a second successive draw in as many weeks leaving their Indian coach Panakal ... casinos and the need to uphold the law has put a serious dent in Raphael's hopes of topping Hong Kong's Premier League. Seven of his 20-strong squad are policemen while another seven ...

  9. Link to tycoon's wife in laundering case

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Chi-keung and Angela Leung On-kei, wife of billionaire casino mogul Stanley Ho Hung-sun, as part of a wide-ranging investigation into a $400 million money-laundering case linked to illegal ... and a long-time associate, Chan Sum-fat, are listed as the responsible persons of Onshine Securities on the SFC website. Ms Leung, the fourth wife of the Macau casino boss and property tycoon, is one ...

  10. Macau Open purse may hit US$1m

    Posted May 17th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Macau Ambitious officials betting on casino cash to help spur growth of tournament The Macau Open, which is celebrating its 10th birthday today, is in a hurry to grow up. ... to get involved. The government can't do it.' The aim, according to Tavares, is to get the casinos to come in as title sponsors and relieve the financial burden from the Macau SDB, ...




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