Lavish Louis XIII Plays On Despite Macau VIP Crash

Uber luxurious Louis XIII is vulnerable to Macau’s climate change accompanying Chinese President Xi Jinping’s crackdown on corruption. But the company insists its casino hotel, recently renamed The 13, boasting a fleet of 30 “bespoke” Rolls Royce Phantom limos and invitation only retail atelier will open this year.

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