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Stanley Ho Wants Return of Monies

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/26/2011

Stanley Ho Accuses Family of Stealing Gambling Assets

Macau gambling magnate, Stanley Ho, is accusing family members of gambling assets.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/25/2011

Stanley Ho Macau Casino Empire Stake Goes to Family

89-year-old Billionaire Stanley Ho transfers most of his stake in Macau gambling company to family members. Worth 13.4 billion HK dollars.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/24/2011

Macau Gambling Revenue Continues Unprecedented Rise Into 2011

Macau, the world’s biggest gambling destination, is anticipating a 49 percent rise in casino revenue this month according to analysts at CLSA Ltd. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/17/2011

Macau Gambling Revenue Surges to $23B in 2010

HONG KONG — (Associated Press) - Macau's government says casino gambling revenue surged by more than half in 2010, solidifying its rank as the world's biggest gambling market.

Data posted on a government website Monday showed that casino revenue totaled 188.34 billion patacas ($23.52 billion) last year. That's 57.8 percent higher than the 119.37 billion patacas reported in 2009.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2011

Asian and Australia Gambling Market Could Surpass US in 2014

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/07/2010

MGM China Hong Kong IPO Likely in 1st Quarter 2011

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/30/2010

Macau Gambling Revenue Jumps 40 Percent

Shares in some of the major casino companies rose following news that Macau’s revenue had climbed 40 percent compared to this time last year.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/04/2010

Macau Casino Revenue May Rise 40% to $2 Billion This Month

 

By Frank Longid - (Bloomberg)

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2010

India May Legalize Sports Gambling After Cricket Scandal

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2010

Australia Asia Pacific Gambling News (August 31, 2010)

 

Australian and Asia Pacific gambling, gaming, casino and political news remains all the rage. Aussie James Packer with his Crown, Burswood and City of Dreams Macau remains king of the castle, but what is news is that another couple of Australian politicians have jumped on the anti gambling - anti pokie bandwagon, but it's pretty much a case of a very small but vocal minority.  

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/30/2010

Israeli Aggressive Assault on Internet Worse Than China

Israel may be the most Democratic, liberal, free thinking nation in the Middle East.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/18/2010

Zynga Texas Holdem Poker Enters Lucrative Asia Market

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/17/2010

Las Vegas Sands Corp Booming Asia Business: Shares Rise 2.3 Percent

 

Shares in Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS.N) posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit last week thanks to its new Singapore resort and gambling in Macau. 

Sands, whose shares rose 2.3 percent in morning trading, earned 17 cents a share in the second quarter after adjusting for one-time items. Analysts on average expected 9 cents a share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Net revenue rose nearly 51 percent to $1.59 billion.

"They had a monster quarter," said Sanford Bernstein analyst Janet Brashear.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/02/2010

Israel The New China: Shuts Off Internet Access to Online Gambling Sites

Many of the world’s most prominent online gambling sites have origins in the nation of Israel, the biggest poker room on the planet, PokerStars, among them. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2010

Thousands Held In Illegal World Cup Gambling Bust

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2010

Japan Top Sumo Wrestler Fired After Gambling Scandal

He may not be well known in the States but Japan's top Sumo wrestler, Kotomitsuki, has become the first active "ozeki," the champion rank to which he was promoted in 2007, to be fired, Ky

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/05/2010

Asia, Australia Gambling News Roundup

Punting, sporting and entertainment news junkies, and hard core gamblers, what a week, and what a month its been.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/28/2010

Asian Pacific Sports Betting, Gambling, Casino News

Gambling, gaming and sports betting news continues to show no signs of slowing down in the Asia Pacific region, including the land "down under" in Australia.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/20/2010

Asia Pacific Gaming and Casino News

Australia and the Asia Pacific region remains a hot bed for casino, online casino, gaming, political and internet censorship news.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/15/2010

Gambling Giants Hold Macau Get-Together

Asia's leading gambling trade show and conference, Global Gaming Expo Asia, kicks off on Tuesday in Macau, the world's largest gambling center and the only place where casino gambling is legal in C

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/06/2010

MGM Mirage, Sands Corp Report Earnings

MGM Mirage released earnings for the first quarter of 2010 prior to the Stock Market opening Thursday morning. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/05/2010

Macau Gambling Revenue Hits Record

(Reuters) - Gambling revenue in Macau in April surged 70 percent from a year earlier to a record, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) (RBS.L) said, underscoring sustained growth in the world's largest and

Submitted by Guest on, May/04/2010

Son Loses Dad’s $1.5 Million Through Online Gambling

A father in China gave his son $1.5 million to have his relationship with his son severed after finding out the son was an online gambler.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/27/2010

Steve Wynn Mulls Move to Macau

(Market Watch) - Wynn, during an interview Wednesday to promote the launch of Encore Macau, told CNBC he is looking at shifting the company headquarters to Macau, without providing

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2010

Macau Should Observe Illegal Online Gambling

Alexandra Lages, Macau Daily Times

Macau is doing well in combatting cybercrime, thanks to its experienced team of experts and recently enacted legislation that is in line with international standards. However, according to visiting cybercrime expert, Marco Gercke, the local authorities must pay more attention to illegal online gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/08/2010

Macau Murder for Hire Tie-ing Las Vegas Sands

Reuters was revealed on Wednesday (local time) the ties to casino gambling in Macau and the underworld of organized crime which threatens to place the Las Vegas Sands in jeopardy. 

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/30/2010

Gambling: MGM Partner Said to Have Organized Crime Ties

The MGM Mirage is trying to sever its ties with MGM Grand Macau, claiming that the later's co-owner, Patsy Ho, is "financially dependent on her father, casino magnate Stanley Ho."  Addit

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/18/2010

Macau Leader Pressures Casino Operators

By KATE O'KEEFFE And JONATHAN CHENG, www.wsj.com

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/16/2010

Breaking News

DC Sports Betting Bill Introduced

Washington, DC Councilmember Jack Evan’s newly introduced bill would legalize sports betting while also placing regulations.

CEEGC 2018 Budapest Kicks Off in Under a Week

CEEGC 2018 Budapest Kicks Off in Under a Week

There are only 6 days left until the third edition of the Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference (CEEGC) and Awards (CEEG Awards) opens its doors and gives access for the industry to benefit of this unique opportunity in the CEE region for learning and networking.

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