Stanley Ho, who died aged 98 on Tuesday, made billions from casinos but is also remembered by many as a political sage who was deeply involved in wider Hong Kong and Macau affairs. Photo: AFP Stanley Ho, who died aged 98 on Tuesday, made billions from casinos but is also remembered by many as a political sage who was deeply involved in wider Hong Kong and Macau affairs. Photo: AFP
Stanley Ho, who died aged 98 on Tuesday, made billions from casinos but is also remembered by many as a political sage who was deeply involved in wider Hong Kong and Macau affairs. Photo: AFP

Stanley Ho: the Macau casino tycoon who set his sights far beyond the gambling table

  • Ho’s political nous helped him build a successful business empire surviving several Portuguese and Chinese administrations
  • Involved in formulating the Basic Law for Hong Kong as well as Macau, he was also known for visionary plans such as leasing the cities to the UN

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Stanley Ho, who died aged 98 on Tuesday, made billions from casinos but is also remembered by many as a political sage who was deeply involved in wider Hong Kong and Macau affairs. Photo: AFP Stanley Ho, who died aged 98 on Tuesday, made billions from casinos but is also remembered by many as a political sage who was deeply involved in wider Hong Kong and Macau affairs. Photo: AFP
Stanley Ho, who died aged 98 on Tuesday, made billions from casinos but is also remembered by many as a political sage who was deeply involved in wider Hong Kong and Macau affairs. Photo: AFP
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