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  • Jul 13, 2014
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Raising the level of their game

"It's a gaming system in your pocket" - or at least, that's what we imagine game developers are starting to say.

Sunday, 7 July, 2013, 1:18pm

Microsoft unveils Xbox One as a home entertainment hub

After four years of development, Microsoft has staked a claim to the internet age living room with an eagerly awaited new generation Xbox One console touted as a home entertainment hub that goes far beyond games.

23 May 2013 - 4:59am

Macau hosts Asia’s largest gaming expo

Casino industry leaders met in Macau on Tuesday for the Global Gaming Expo Asia, a three-day fair of gambling innovations at the glitzy Venetian Macau hotel.

The largest gaming event in Asia, showcasing the industry’s latest products, services and technologies, is taking place amid a decline in growth rates in Macau’s gaming industry as China’s economic boom slows.

21 May 2013 - 4:38pm

Galaxy shines from high-stakes play

Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation for the quarter to March rose to HK$2.77 billion from HK$2.15 billion a year ago, Galaxy said in a statement. The median estimate of six analysts was HK$2.79 billion.

16 May 2013 - 3:53am

Sands denies Beijing gave help on Macau casino license application

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.

12 May 2013 - 7:55am

Chinese tourist jumps from casino ship after tough night of gambling

His escape plan was short-lived as he was quickly pulled out of the water by a boat passing by.

14 Mar 2013 - 2:05pm

Gaming growth in Macau set to slow down says casino firm

Gaming revenue in Macau reported year-on-year growth of 11.5 per cent to 27.1 billion patacas last month, supported by a big number of mainland tourists visiting during the Lunar New Year holiday.

6 Mar 2013 - 5:05am

Holiday gamblers boost Macau casinos

Macau casinos took in 27.08 billion patacas in gross gaming revenue last month, up 11.5 per cent year on year as the week-long Lunar New Year holiday on the mainland saw the arrival of large numbers of Chinese gamblers.

2 Mar 2013 - 7:03am

MGM China builds presence in Cotai strip with new resort

The joint venture between Pansy Ho Chiu-king and MGM Resorts International now runs one casino on the Macau peninsula. It lacks a presence on the busy Cotai strip, which hosts a cluster of casinos operated by rivals including Sands China and Galaxy Entertainment.

28 Feb 2013 - 5:24am

Macau casinos' shares fall on lower Lunar New Year 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 the retreat, falling 5.3 per cent to close at HK$19.32, followed by Galaxy Entertainment, which ended the day down 4.9 per cent at HK$33.15.

20 Feb 2013 - 5:21am