Las Vegas, Nevada

Richard Suen's claim for helping Sands in Macau to be retried

The Nevada State Supreme Court overturned a US$58.6 million judgment in favour of Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen Chi-tat for helping casino developer Las Vegas Sands win a Macau gambling licence.

Saturday, 20 November, 2010, 12:00am

Appointments

Mark Schwab

Senior vice-president, alliances, international and regulatory affairs

United Airlines

2 May 2009 - 12:00am

Casino revenues increase 45.8pc to record 20.34b patacas

Macau casino revenues surged 45.8 per cent in the third quarter to a record 20.34 billion patacas after leaping 55 per cent last month following the opening of the US$2.4 billion Venetian casino resort, data released yesterday by the gaming regulator showed.

19 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

A jolly is a jolly when it wastes public money

'Why would van der Kamp make unfounded accusations of members' seriousness of purpose on this particular visit?'

Vincent Fang,

Letters to the Editor

SCMP, August 29

30 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Las Vegas

Celebrity chefs at Las Vegas' top hotels have turned the casino capital into a culinary destination, lending their names and concepts (and occasionally even themselves) to the scene.

Mix at the Hotel

3950 Las Vegas Boulevard (mandalaybay.com/dining/signature.aspx)

8 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Green light for US betting in HK pools

Las Vegas wagers 'just start of export drive'

The government yesterday cleared the way for the Jockey Club to take bets directly from major Las Vegas casinos - possibly for the start of the 2007-08 season.

30 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

The retail revolution

David Sylvester is overseeing the rise of Macau as a shopping destination

Unless you are looking for antique Chinese furniture of debatable antiquity, or equally dubious wine, Macau is not the best place to go shopping.

Forget the adage 'shop till you drop'; the majority of visitors come to gamble and enjoy hearty Portuguese cuisine.

23 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Lai See

Wynn-ing ways all about quality, not size

Wynn Resorts may have lost first-mover advantage in Macau, and it is always the last among its rivals to release results. But it is a fun company that no one can afford to miss.

9 May 2007 - 12:00am

Let's be 'Las Vegas-style' destination

Hong Kong should consider promoting itself as a 'Las Vegas-style' venue for marriage tourism, lawmaker Audrey Eu Yuet-mee said yesterday. Ms Eu said Hong Kong could provide a 'one-stop service' especially for mainland couples.

4 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Macau wrests crown from Las Vegas

Revenue of US$6.87b makes it world's biggest gaming market

At last, its official: Macau overtook the Las Vegas Strip last year as the largest gaming market in the world.

12 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Still the world's gambling capital

A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines

With half-year gross gaming revenue in Macau reaching US$3.1 billion and the city poised to become the world's gambling capital, we take a look at the current title-holder, Las Vegas.

What makes Las Vegas, well ... Vegas?

3 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

TV Tutor

Friday, Sept 16, 9-10pm

Horizon: Secrets of the Star Disc

ATV World

This is the extraordinary story of how a small metal disc is rewriting the epic saga of how civilisation first came to Europe, 3,600 years ago. When grave robbers ransacked a Bronze Age tomb in Germany, they had no idea that they had unearthed the find of a lifetime.

16 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Nevada poised to open mainland tourist office

Nevada, seen by many gamblers as the holy land, is set to become the first US state to open a tourist office on the mainland.

Pending approval, the office will open on June 11.

29 May 2004 - 12:00am

High roller sued over Vegas debt

A Hong Kong high roller who blew $4 million in a week-long gambling spree at two Las Vegas casinos has been issued with separate High Court writs demanding the debts be cleared.

Between January 26 and 29 last year, Tony Lo Man lost US$273,000 (HK$2.13 million) at Parball Corporation's Paris Las Vegas casino, according to one of the writs filed yesterday.

20 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Tung folds on Vegas-style casino

Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa yesterday ruled out opening a Las Vegas-style casino to help generate more revenue to ease budget deficits.

But he hinted that legalising football betting might be considered if other ways to curb the rampant growth of illegal gambling activities failed.

19 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

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