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Las Vegas Metropolitan Area

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.

Tuesday, 21 February, 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

Casino giant takes control of MGM China

Pansy Ho Chiu-king has agreed to take a back seat in a restructuring announced last night, allowing MGM Resorts International to take majority control of MGM China Holdings when it lists in Hong Kong.

14 Apr 2011 - 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

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

Lai See

Decision on SFC official's contract goes down to wire

Two days from now, the contract of Securities and Futures Commission executive director Mark Steward will expire, yet there is still no word on whether it will be renewed.

22 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

All In

Listing for Wynn in Hong Kong is still not a sure bet

Is Wynn Resorts dusting off plans to list its Macau business on the Hong Kong stock market?

12 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Wynn defends Beijing rules on Macau visits

Casino developer Steve Wynn yesterday sought to defend measures by the central and Macau governments to restrict mainlanders from travelling to the gaming city and rejected criticism of those policies by a top executive at Las Vegas Sands Corp.

'The government attempt to moderate the impact of explosive growth in Macau was well considered and well timed,' Mr Wynn said.

20 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Wynn earnings drop 38.8pc as Beijing's travel restrictions bite

Beijing's crackdown on mainland visits to Macau has begun eating into corporate earnings, with operating profit at the Wynn Macau falling at least 38.8 per cent in the quarter to September from the previous period, according to preliminary results released by the company yesterday.

15 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Wynn listing in HK not a sure bet

Casino billionaire Steve Wynn has a long track record of being able to time the market and find innovative ways of financing his mega casinos.

Which is why he is not likely to attempt bringing a blockbuster US$3 billion share sale to Hong Kong in any kind of hurry.

10 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Wynn Macau posts record quarter despite new competition

Wynn Resorts held its own in Macau during the third quarter, despite new competition from Las Vegas Sands Corp's US$2.4 billion Venetian casino resort.

1 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Wynn poaches Sands' top VIP agent

Vegas casino mogul stokes competition by raising junket operators' commission to draw players to its new Macau resort

7 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Autumn cool

Bally's latest accessories collection for men combines preppy English cool and sleek Swiss style. Globetrotters will get good use out of the black calfskin shoulder bag (above; $5,490), which has a streamlined design and a handy key chain.

11 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Las Vegas malls

With tourism officials in Las Vegas downplaying the city's tawdrier aspects - showgirls, drunkenness, almost-certain bankruptcy from gambling - the focus has switched to family-friendly entertainment, and shopping has taken off.

16 Jan 2005 - 12:00am