Stanley Ho, chairman of Shun Tak Holdings, taking the controls of the Barca, one of the foilcats (high-speed ferries) launched by Far East Hydrofoils, a subsidiary of Shun Tak Holdings, for the Hong Kong-Macau route, on November 20, 1995. Photo: SCMP Stanley Ho, chairman of Shun Tak Holdings, taking the controls of the Barca, one of the foilcats (high-speed ferries) launched by Far East Hydrofoils, a subsidiary of Shun Tak Holdings, for the Hong Kong-Macau route, on November 20, 1995. Photo: SCMP
Stanley Ho, chairman of Shun Tak Holdings, taking the controls of the Barca, one of the foilcats (high-speed ferries) launched by Far East Hydrofoils, a subsidiary of Shun Tak Holdings, for the Hong Kong-Macau route, on November 20, 1995. Photo: SCMP

Stanley Ho, patriarch of Asia’s largest casino empire and the ‘King of Gambling’ for more than half a century, dies at 98

  • Ho passed away at 1pm at the Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, according to Pansy Ho Chiu-king, the eldest child from his second marriage
  • Ho is survived by 14 of 16 children, and three wives

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Stanley Ho, chairman of Shun Tak Holdings, taking the controls of the Barca, one of the foilcats (high-speed ferries) launched by Far East Hydrofoils, a subsidiary of Shun Tak Holdings, for the Hong Kong-Macau route, on November 20, 1995. Photo: SCMP Stanley Ho, chairman of Shun Tak Holdings, taking the controls of the Barca, one of the foilcats (high-speed ferries) launched by Far East Hydrofoils, a subsidiary of Shun Tak Holdings, for the Hong Kong-Macau route, on November 20, 1995. Photo: SCMP
Stanley Ho, chairman of Shun Tak Holdings, taking the controls of the Barca, one of the foilcats (high-speed ferries) launched by Far East Hydrofoils, a subsidiary of Shun Tak Holdings, for the Hong Kong-Macau route, on November 20, 1995. Photo: SCMP

Corrected [6:37pm, 26 May, 2020]

  • [6:37pm, 26 May, 2020]

    The 10th paragraph was corrected to say the 1972 interview was with The Star, not the South China Morning Post.

  • [6:37pm, 26 May, 2020]

    The second paragraph was corrected to say that Ho is survived by 14 of 16 children, not 17.

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