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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    With casino revenues falling, it's time for Macau to diversify its economy

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Time for Macau to diversify Gaming industry analysts bet heavily against the house last month and got it right, with gross revenue at Macau's casinos plunging 23.2 per ... and Macau attributed to pro-democracy street protests in Hong Kong was a twist of the knife for an industry already reeling from other disincentives to gambling- President Xi Jinping's ...

  2. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Casino operator Wynn Macau’s revenue slumps 5.6pc in third quarter

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 10:03am by undefined

    ... a hand in creating the "perfect storm" for casino operators, Wynn Macau chairman Stephen Wynn said on an earnings call after the company posted an 8.2 per cent drop in net profit ... appeared to be misconduct and corruption in the government … have had an impact on Macau. We all noticed it," Wynn said. The casino operator announced third-quarter revenue fell 5.6 per cent ...

  3. News - China - MACAU

    Nightclub slammed for Halloween 'school massacre' theme night

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 06:03am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... theme nights- but Macau's biggest club has been accused of seriously crossing the line. Club Cubic, located in the vast City of Dreams complex in Cotai, has sparked controversy by dubbing ... and China," Macau resident Pedro Lobo, 44, said. "This sort of trivialisation of violence, particularly violence in schools, does concern me." Professor Spencer Li, a criminologist ...

  4. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Sands China on target with 3.3pc profit gain in third quarter

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 02:03pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Macau casino operator posts earnings of US$809 million for quarter, meeting analyst forecasts despite squeeze in market conditions Sands China on target with 3.3pc profit gain Macau casino operator Sands China posted a 3.3 per cent increase in adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation to US$809 million in the third ...

  5. Business - China Business - GAMING

    Surge in Macau visitors unlikely to boost gaming take, analysts say

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 01:34pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Gaming hub sees 17pc rise in mainland tourists during National Day break as protests hit HK Macau casinos unlikely to gain from visitor surge The number of mainland visitors to Macau over the week-long National Day holiday surged 17 per cent year on year as tourists avoided Hong Kong due to Occupy Central protests that paralysed parts of the city. ...

  6. Business - Economy - GAMING

    Macau casinos see biggest drop in five years in monthly revenues; shares up

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 03:03pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Macau gaming stocks jump despite 11.7pc fall in takings, which continues trend driven by falling visitor numbers and slowing national economy Casino revenues drop most in 5 years Revenue at Macau's casinos in September fell 11.7 per cent from a year ago, the most in five years. The downward trend is likely to continue this month ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Macau will be a winner for years, US casino billionaire Steve Wynn wagers

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:45am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap in Macau tiffany.ap@scmp.com Casino mogul sees no threat from mainland crackdown on graft and extravagance Wynn bets Macau willbe a winner for years Casino billionaire Steve Wynn has dismissed fears that Macau's gaming industry is threatened by the mainland's crackdown on corruption and extravagance, saying he's bullish about the city's ...

  8. News - China - MACAU

    Rude drivers and filthy taxis: cabbies named and shamed in Macau

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:29am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... Raquel Carvalho raquel.carvalho@scmp.com Cabbies named and shamed in Macau Macau's growing taxi problem has given rise to a name-and-shame Facebook page with more than 2,000 members sharing their horror stories. Andrew Scott, administrator of the Macau Taxi Driver Shame page, released a cabbie blacklist at the start of the month, with a "whitelist" featuring polite ...

  9. Sport - China - BOXING

    Manny Pacquiao set for his biggest ever payday in Macau bout

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 07:54pm

    ... Unus Alladin in Macau unus.alladin@scmp.com Filipino is looking at raking in a possible US$30 million before taxes in Sunday's fight with Chris Algieri Eight-time world weight ... of his bigger purses” – thanks in large part to Macau’s friendly tax laws. “He could easily top US$30 million, that’s what we are hoping,” said Arum. “This will be one of his bigger purses, ...

  10. Sport - China - BOXING

    Mayweather bout 'buzz in background' as Pacquiao arrives in Macau

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 09:59am

    ... Tim Dahlberg in Macau Filipino legend ready to take on unbeaten Chris Algieri amid new rumblings of boxing’s richest fight ever Manny Pacquiao didn’t need the huge bouquet of flowers he was holding to feel welcome in Macau, where he will be fighting at an odd hour on Sunday against an opponent who has to already feel as though he won boxing’s biggest lottery. Pacquiao got them anyway ...




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