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28 September 2014 17:10:04

Venetian Macao places Sheldon Adelson atop Asian Gaming 50 again this year

Sands Macao changed the game in Macau; Venetian Macao rewrote the rule book and redrew the map.


16 September 2014 17:10:23

Activist/author Pisani sees a place for corruption

If you eradicate corruption, whatever replaces it needs to fit its cultural and political context.


13 September 2014 15:40:18

Hong Kong needs democracy; ‘Occupy the Process’ to get it

Hong Kong people have the right to choose their own leader without Beijing’s heavy hand interfering.


11 September 2014 12:57:02

Macau chief Chui faces protest, casino license challenges

In a second term, Macau chief executive Fernando Chui faces growing labor and political activism, plus looming casino license expirations.


3 September 2014 13:41:47

Macau revenue falls again, no recovery this year

Macau’s casino revenue fell for a third straight month, and analysts don’t see a real upturn before 2015.


2 September 2014 03:32:24

Macau casinos harness stars’ marketing punch

Entertainment helps Macau casinos market their products even where they can’t mention gambling.


27 August 2014 16:29:54

Japan casino gold mine may not pan out

International casino companies may find $5 billion casino resorts in Japan won’t pay off.


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.

Books


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