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21 August 2014 14:16:10

Junket, hotel investor tries Ho Tram, Vietnam

Hotel and junket investor Chien Lee has bet on Vietnam’s Ho Tram Strip casino resort cluster.


14 August 2014 13:29:33

Australia bets on casinos to draw Asian tourists

Queensland wants three multibillion dollar casino resorts to revive its economy, but the strategy may not be a smart play.


5 August 2014 12:39:23

Macau casino revenue takes another dip

After a second straight month of lower casino revenue, Macau seems stuck in a rut with no relief in sight.


29 July 2014 15:24:06

Macau VIP phone betting relies on honor system

Macau casinos allow high rollers to bet by phone, with plenty of hang-ups.


19 July 2014 17:02:23

Saipan casino legalization shows how not to do it

US owned Saipan looks like a banana republic in its flawed contest for awarding a casino license.


14 July 2014 03:19:24

Caesars finally gets its piece of Asia in Korea

A foothold for Caesars Entertainment in Incheon is unlikely to turn around the casino giant’s declining fortunes.


2 July 2014 04:44:39

Macau casino shares rally after June revenue falls

Investor conviction that June’s revenue fall represents a bottom for Macau’s slump may prove premature.


25 June 2014 03:43:40

Russia tries to join the Asian gaming boom

Vladivostok is a shorter trip than Macau from Beijing and northern China, and Russia hopes casinos there can cash in.

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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