Stanley Hoi

Stanley Ho Hung Sun, born in 1921, is an entrepreneur with business interests in Hong Kong and Macau. For decades, he held a government-granted monopoly over the Macau gambling industry. He has been referred to locally as "The King of Gambling".


The judiciary is going out of its way to explain rulings – in print and online – yet there are those on both sides of the political divide who continue to pile on the criticism despite the many layers in the appeals process.

  • One of late casino tycoon Stanley Ho’s 16 children, Josie has carved out a showbiz career for herself, starring in Japanese horror cult film Onpaku directed by Shugo Fujii and released on August 31
  • She’s well-known for her candour both on and off screen, recently giving a tell-all YouTube interview to TV personality Do Do Cheng about her husband Conroy Chan surviving a health scare

The casino tycoon heiress boasts an enviable wardrobe, A-list friends and an extraordinary jet-setting lifestyle – but how does she keep her skin looking so radiant?

Robert Ho and his wife, Suki Potier Ho, died in a car crash in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1981, leaving their two young daughters orphans. A funeral service for the couple was held in Hong Kong.


Laurinda Ho may have been born into a billionaire family, living a life of luxury, but the newlywed businesswoman is also into philanthropy and dabbles in F&B

The Covid-19 pandemic posed significant challenges to the company’s property, transport and hospitality businesses, Pansy Ho says. The group plans to embark on new ventures later this year.


Four out of 10 inheritors in Hong Kong wish they had adequately discussed their parents’ inheritance plans before they died to avoid family conflicts: UBS.

The family of the late gambling tycoon risks losing the concession for two of Portugal’s biggest casinos after a rival bidder for the licence to operate both venues made a higher offer.


The entry of Lim Kok Thay into the fray means seven casino operators are vying for six new concessions, which raises the prospect of one of Macau’s established licence holders being run out of town by a newcomer.


Despite friendships with Canto-pop icons Anita Mui and Leslie Cheung, since taking over her casino tycoon father business empire, Ho has remained one of the city’s most enigmatic billionaires

Casino magnate’s surviving children, grandchildren divided between two proposals to appoint either KMPG or Alvarez & Marsal Asia as administrators.

Olympic diver Guo Jingjing and her tycoon husband Kenneth Fok got a fancy Repulse Bay home, while Lee Ka-shing and ‘hundred billion daughter-in-law’ Cathy Chui got no less than three properties …

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Macau could see a shift in travel patterns as the government banks on short-haul travellers with preference of shorter stay in the gambling hub, a government official said.


While analysts and industry observers agree on Macau’s need to diversify its economy from gaming, they say the city has to find a financial niche for itself.


Angela Ho applied for court order to appoint two managing directors of Alvarez & Marsal Asia as administrators, with their fees to be paid out of the estate, at an hourly rate of HK$2,535 to HK$6,630.

Political and business leaders attend funeral service on Friday afternoon, while Chinese President Xi Jinping and British royal family among those to send condolences.


As casino tycoon Ho’s funeral takes place today, we look at where the city’s other most famous faces – including Leslie Cheung, Jin Yong, Anita Mui and more – have been laid to rest