By Muhammad Cohen

2016

Going Big: Lawrence Ho bets Macau’s comeback begins with his splashy Studio City resort (Forbes Asia, January 2016, pg 62)

Li Ka-shing’s Watson rewrites history (Forbes Asia, January 2016, pg 71)

Forbes Hong Kong’s 50 Richest (Forbes Asia, January 2016, pg 68)

Money in the Middle: Macau needs to win over a new generation of Chinese mass market consumers (Inside Asian Gaming, February 2016, pg 6)

Galaxy’s Broadway gets mixed reviews (Inside Asian Gaming, February 2016, pg 8)

Full Speed Ahead! Cruise ships become Asia’s newest vacation destination with gaming (Inside Asian Gaming, March 2016, pg 6)

Gaming’s Sea Star Dreams Big (Inside Asian Gaming, March 2016, pg 8)

Macau Style Casino in the US: Best Sunshine’s Mark Brown explains the $7 billion plan for Saipan (Inside Asian Gaming, April 2016, pg 6)

Isle of Wait: Just 200 meters from Macau, Hengqin can recast Macau’s tourism, once all the pieces are in place (Inside Asian Gaming, May 2016, pg 10)

Playing the Macau card: Hengqin enterprises have varied Macau links (Inside Asian Gaming, May 2016, pg 12)

Reimagining the Integrated Resort: Changing consumer tastes are shifting away from big boxes downtown to real resorts (Inside Asian Gaming, June 2016, pg 18)

Allan Zeman: Make Macau world class (Inside Asian Gaming, June 2016, pg 22)

Red is the New Black: Junket group closes in on deadbeat blacklist (Inside Asian Gaming, June 2016, pg 30)

Illegal froth: Junket group head explains corruption link (Inside Asian Gaming, June 2016, pg 32)

Asian Operators Look to Europe: Declines on home turf fuel interest (Inside Asian Gaming, July 2016, pg 20)

Cyprus: Europe’s Best Bet? (Inside Asian Gaming, July 2016, pg 22)

Betting on family fun (Inside Asian Gaming, August 2016, pg 6)

How Bali’s winemakers are battling Islamisation – and sour grapes (This Week in Asia, August 2016, pg 19)

Chinese Visitors Win Big For Australian Casinos (Forbes Asia, September 2016, pg 62)

Big Wynn for Cotai: US$4,2 Wynn Palace cuts against grain of Macau’s “new normal” (Inside Asian Gaming, September 2016, pg 54)

Asian Gaming Power 50 (Inside Asian Gaming, September 2016, page 6)

French Revelation: Parisian Macao opens, completing Sheldon Adelson’s Cotai hand (Inside Asian Gaming, October 2016, page 8)

Empire of Sands: Unassailable leader in Cotai (Inside Asian Gaming, October 2016, page 10)

Closer to Home: Lucky Dragon in Las Vegas targets Asian Americans (Inside Asian Gaming, October 2016, page 26)

Weidner’s Dragon Luck: Ex-Sands president needs a winner (Inside Asian Gaming, October 2016, page 28)

Macau’s junkets are finally on a roll – but can it last? (This Week in Asia, October 23 2016, page 16)

Why did Singapore Writers Festival bar a Singlish novel on girls looking for white Western husbands? (This Week in Asia, November 6 2016, page 22)

Back to the Future: Macau’s VIP led recovery doesn’t look sustainable, but it’s not the real story (Inside Asian Gaming, November 2016, page 26)

The Hong Kong-Singapore Rivalry: Forget finance and shopping, is literature next? (This Week in Asia, November 17 2016)

Books


Hong Kong On Air
Hong Kong On Air
Insider view of TV news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie

Red-Blooded Risk
Red-Blooded Risk
The Secret History of Wall Street

Lonely Planet Indonesia
Lonely Planet Indonesia
Updated guide to the world's most intriguing archipelago

The Poker Face of Wall Street
The Poker Face of Wall Street
Gambling for investors and investing for gamblers