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12 December 2014 17:51:22

Japan vote could boost casino hopes

A landslide win for pro-casino Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s party won’t necessarily make the chips fly in Japan.


11 December 2014 18:28:11

Macau transit visa scare overblown: analysts

Union Gaming Research Macau analysts found business as usual for mainland transit visa mills


8 December 2014 16:17:41

Despite casino slump, Macau shopping not dropping

Sands China’s big bet on Macau retailing keeps paying off handsomely.


2 December 2014 13:50:29

Macau casinos roll toward a losing year

The world’s gaming capital casino revenue declined in November for a sixth straight month, with recovery still distant.


30 November 2014 06:05:19

Falcone resignation ‘positive’ for Vietnam casino

The Ho Tram Strip in Vietnam has new management, new money, new golf links and a new plan while hoping for new players.


26 November 2014 04:07:56

Chinese tastes leaving Macau behind: expert

Mainland marketing guru and author Shaun Rein says Macau needs to catch up with evolving Chinese consumer preferences.


19 November 2014 16:53:50

Atlantic City: Macau’s past or Macau’s future?

Once at the top of global gaming, Atlantic City has hit the skids. Macau must change to avert a similar fate.


13 November 2014 06:16:55

Happy FU Day to Caesars, Manila

This Felix Unger Day, salute Caesars Entertainment’s bid to build a casino resort in the Philippines.

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

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

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

Lonely Planet Borneo
Lonely Planet Borneo
Muhammad Cohen does Kalimantan and East Sabah