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Quirks like a charm

Few luxury hotels are left in family hands nowadays, but the Metropole in Venice, Italy, is one of them.

Friday, 16 March, 2012, 12:00am

Jackpot for Wynn Macau shares

Shares of Hong Kong-listed Wynn Macau rose yesterday on news that parent company Wynn Resorts has forcibly bought out the 20 per cent stake owned by Japanese gaming tycoon Kazuo Okada.

The stock rose 3 per cent to HK$20.90, while the Hang Seng Index dropped 0.3 per cent.

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Six degrees

Macau and Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson (below) has emerged as a key player in the battle for the United States presidency. Adelson has donated US$5 million to a political action committee backing family values philanderer Newt Gingrich to be the Republican candidate.

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Boardroom battle for Wynn

A battle for control of seats on the board of Wynn Resorts appears to be the next front in an escalating dispute between Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn and long-time business partner and Japanese pachinko billionaire Kazuo Okada.

20 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Let justice prevail for a well-respected judge

21 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Casinos get a whiff of dollars and scents

Forget TV ads and giant billboards, the next time you feel an urge to shop or gamble, your nose may be controlling your wallet and there's nothing you can do about it.

The use of perfumes to attract and keep customers in a shop or on the gaming floor is not new to Europe or the US, but in Hong Kong and Macau the phenomenon is in its infancy.

1 May 2011 - 12:00am

Showtime

Major meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) venues across the region have rolled out mega-productions as a way to draw visitors. The latest addition is Disney's world-acclaimed musical The Lion King at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, which opened last month.

6 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Macau gambling revenues surge 48pc in 'quiet' month of March

Macau casino revenue broke through 20 billion patacas for the first time last month as gambling volumes in the city continue to gather momentum.

2 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Music and balance on a Venetian canal

Eight Young Post Junior Reporters went to the Venetian-Macau to learn about life as a performer. They met a gondolier, street performers and members of the cast of Disney on Ice. Here are their stories.

Ruby Chan

24 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Sacked executive sues Sands for US$10m

Steve Jacobs, the ex-president and chief executive of Macau casino developer Sands China, is suing his former employers for breach of contract over a contested severance package and stock options potentially worth more than US$10 million.

23 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Shoppers are spoilt for choice

High-end shopping malls have changed the face of retail in Macau. The enclave's fashionistas once had to jetfoil it over to Hong Kong when they needed retail therapy. But now that's becoming less necessary. Rumour even has it that Hong Kong's tai tais are heading eastward across the Pearl River in search of the latest fashions from the world's most celebrated designers.

22 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

The Mandarin Oriental, Macau

What's the story? The familiar old Mandarin Oriental, Macau, was rebranded as the Grand Lapa in August last year and its replacement opened this summer, a bit closer to the town centre on the Nape waterfront.

17 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

NagaCorp soars after profit jumps 83.5pc

Shares in Cambodian casino operator NagaCorp soared as much as 34 per cent yesterday after the company said net profit rose a better-than- expected 83.5 per cent in the first six months.

NagaCorp owns the 500-room NagaWorld casino hotel in central Phnom Penh and has a 40-year monopoly on operating a full-fledged casino with gaming tables in Cambodia's capital city.

20 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Tickets up for grabs

The most kawaii cat ever is coming to the stage in her own show: Hello Kitty's Fantastical Adventure.

Young Post is teaming up with the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel to give away 30 sets of tickets - two adults and two children (aged 2-12) per set - for the 2pm English-language shows on August 20-22, and round-trip CotaiJet tickets.

17 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Lai See

Digging deep to unearth metals and mining assets

We had a swift response to Thursday's item about the size of Hong Kong's listed metals and mining sector.

31 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

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