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  1. Business - Economy - GAMING

    Macau rakes in 20pc gain in July gaming revenues

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 03:48pm by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com World's largest casino hub rakes in 20pc more year on year despite cutbacks by high-rollers Mass-market gamblers boost Macau's revenues Gambling revenue in Macau rose 20 per cent last month from a year earlier, bolstered by growth in the mass gaming market, despite the slowdown in the mainland's economic expansion. Casinos ...

  2. Business - Companies - CONSTRUCTION

    CSCI pins growth hopes on casinos and housing

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Construction firm aims to win HK$40 billion in contracts this year after profit soars 41 per cent CSCI pins growth hopes on casinos and housing China State Construction International (CSCI) is banking on the boom in Macau's casino construction, as well as affordable housing in Hong Kong and on the mainland, to drive its revenue ...

  3. Business - China Business

    Macau gambling revenue rises 8pc in November

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 06:47pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... Reuters in Hong Kong Gambling revenue in Macau, the world’s largest casino market, rose 7.9 per cent in November year-on-year, boosted by strong spending from China’s emerging middle class ... showed on Monday. The figure was in line with analyst estimates predicting a 7-8 per cent growth rate. Macau is the only place in China where people can legally gamble at casinos. While growth ...

  4. Dealing with challenges

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Casino pit bosses are often depicted as villains in movies - or at the very least the willing henchmen of villainous casino owners. Watch any Hollywood film set in a casino and you'll likely come across a scene in which the winning streak of a gambler is cut short by a worried casino pit boss by changing to dealers who cheat. In real life, the job of a pit manager in a casino ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - GAMBLING

    Sands denies Beijing gave help on Macau casino license application

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Las Vegas Firm controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson rebuts claims leadership smoothed licence deal Casino operator denies Beijing gave licence aid A lawyer for Las Vegas Sands Corporation said the Chinese government had no part in the awarding of gaming licences in Macau for the casino operator controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson more than 10 years ago. ...

  6. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Wealthy mainlanders drive Macau casino revenue up 13pc

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 02:53pm by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com The gaming industry in Macau saw takings hit the second-highest level this year last month, though casino firms' shares fell yesterday Wealthy mainlanders drive casino revenue Macau's gaming industry revenue rose 13.2 per cent year on year last month, as strong demand from wealthy visitors from the mainland continued. Revenue ...

  7. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Time to repay debt for casino licence, court told

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Las Vegas HK businessman seeks US$328 million from Las Vegas Sands for 'arranging' Macau permit Time to repay debt for casino licence, court told Las Vegas Sands owes a middleman for its gaming licence in Macau, which the casino operator's founder and chairman Sheldon Adelson called the "brass ring in the merry-go-round", according ...

  8. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Regional countries eye share of booming gaming industry

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Lippo's casino joint venture in South Korea points to emerging desire for a share of market that has flourished in Macau and Singapore Booming industry attracts nations Investment group Lippo announced last week plans to build a hotel complex in South Korea with casino floors, reflecting the desire of countries in the region to grab a share ...

  9. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Macau casinos' revenue climbs to HK$290b in 2012

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Growth attributed to a surging mass-market customer base and long-awaited rise in VIP play Macau casinos ace the year with record profits Macau's casino industry put in a stronger-than-expected performance in December, ending the year with record gross gaming revenue both in annual and monthly terms. Casino revenue in the world's largest ...

  10. Business - Money - STOCKS

    Macau casinos' shares fall on lower Lunar New Year revenue

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com HSBC says gaming income misses target despite 20pc rise in mainland tourists during new year Macau casino shares fall on low holiday revenue Macau casino shares dropped steeply on Tuesday in response to a report from HSBC Global Research that gaming revenues failed to reach its projections for the first 17 days of this month. Shares in SJM led ...




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