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  1. Business - Companies - GAMING

    Trump casinos file for bankruptcy as Atlantic City gaming revenues slump

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30am by McClatchy Tribune

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Atlantic City The purge of the weakest casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey, continued on Tuesday, as Trump Entertainment Resorts filed for bankruptcy in Delaware, a week before it plans to close Trump Plaza, putting a fifth Atlantic ...

  2. Business - Companies - GAMING

    MGM pushes for legalised casinos in Japan ahead of 2020 Olympics

    Posted May 15th 2014, 01:43am by BLOOM

    ... resorts in time for the 2020 Olympics, said James Murren, MGM chief executive. Murren is in Tokyo with executives from rivals including Las Vegas Sands and Melco Crown Entertainment and pushing ... Takeshi Niinami have promoted casinos as a tourism-boosting complement to the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. The current parliament offers the last chance for passage of a casino bill in time to have ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHITE COLLAR

    HK faces challenges in goals for Islamic finance despite debut bond

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 11:09am by Enoch Yiu

    ... much a game for institutional investors Some blamed the old tax law in Hong Kong. The sukuk has a special structure enabling it to comply with the doctrines of Islamic law known as Sharia ... funds and central banks, 11 per cent with fund managers, and 3 per cent with insurance companies. This indicates the Islamic bond is very much a game for institutional investors. Even though ...

  4. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Mainland gaming firm CMGE gains from greater smartphone penetration

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Gaming company on course to have 80 million users of its smartphone application as it announces second-quarter profit of 54.9m yuan App maker on track with key target China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group (CMGE) is on track to pre-install its gaming application in more than 80 million smartphones this year and launch its own original game ...

  5. Business - Money - THE INSIDER

    Buying and selling by directors declines during shortened week

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:40am by Robert Halili

    ... gain in interim profit to HK$81 million. He previously acquired 60 million shares from July 10 to 23 at an average of HK$1.03 each. The stock closed at HK$1.07 on Friday. Gaming firm MGM China ...

  6. Business - China Business

    Tencent profit rises 59pc on boost from gaming and advertising

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:28am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Tencent net rises 59pc on gaming, advertising Mainland internet giant Tencent Holdings posted a 59 per cent jump in net profit for the second quarter to June, driven by strong growth in mobile gaming and advertising. Net profit reached 5.84 billion yuan (HK$7.35 billion), while revenue rose 37 per cent to 19.75 billion yuan. Revenue from gaming soared ...

  7. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Guessing game on Fed upping rates to stoke market volatility

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:11am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York and London Guessing game over whenFed will increase US borrowing costs prompts investors to place bearish contracts on banks, brokerages and insurers Rate concern fuels bets on financial plays The guessing game over when the United States Federal Reserve will raise interest rates is underpinning bets for more volatility across shares of banks, brokerages ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - LISTINGS

    Investors see reason for caution in IPO market amid Alibaba fever

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:14am by Reuters

    ... the first closing price. In perhaps the year’s biggest flop, shares of King Digital Entertainment, the maker of mobile game Candy Crush Saga, have tumbled more than 29 per cent since going public ...

  9. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com With technology developing and rapidly changing the world, it's best to leave the jokes behind and focus on fixing the problems around us Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on My first trip to the United States in early 2008- with the Beijing Olympic Games just months away- gave me a street-level glimpse of China's ...

  10. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft’s man in China defects to search powerhouse Baidu

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:12am by BIEN PEREZ, SUE SU XINQI

    ... engine and the Xbox video game console. ...




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