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Business 13 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Mini Las Vegases around the world

LAS Vegas Sands Corp chairman and CEO Sheldon G. Adelson's mission is to turn gambling dens into cities of entertainment.

Business 26 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Venetian Macao hopes to kick off the boldest phase of development in Chinese casino town

HONG KONG (AP) - The new casinos popping up in Macau in the past three years have helped the Chinese territory surpass the Las Vegas Strip as the world's most lucrative gambling center.

Business 09 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Making Macau appealing

World heritage site and gamblers' paradise, this city is hoping to broaden its tourist appeal.

Business 13 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Melco PBL Entertainment to seek top high-rollers with its 1st Macau casino

MACAU (AP) - Macau's newest casino, the Crown Macau, opened its doors on Saturday, billing itself as the first in the tiny Chinese territory to offer a six-star gambling experience.

Business 04 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

World's casino kings betting on a Macau boom

MACAU (AP): Chinese businessman Cao Yanglin let his lunch of slow-cooked beef rib with truffle puree and lemon cream sauce go cold as he talked about his gambling spree the night before at the baccarat tables in Macau _ the world's new epicenter for gambling.

Business 17 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Founders of Internet company charged in New York City gambling case

NEW YORK (AP) - Two founders of a company that processes Internet gambling transactions were arrested and charged with funneling billions of dollars (euros) in gambling proceeds to overseas betting operations, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

Business 13 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Influence of psychology on investment decisions

This is the first of seven fortnightly articles on investing. In this series, UOB-OSK Asset Management Sdn Bhd provides an introduction to some of the considerations when making long-term investment decisions.

Business 05 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Boom time for Macau gaming industry

IN the ferry that plied from Hong Kong to Macau, a middle-aged passenger was telling her friends she had switched to another casino that was offering patrons a free meal and low hotel room rate in addition to shuttle bus service and free vouchers.

Business 05 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Tourism board to promote city as MICE centre for Asia

WHILE casinos are wooing visitors and bringing in tourist dollars, Macau Tourism Board does not want the city to be only known as a destination for gambling.

Business 31 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Genting rival makes US$3.6b Singapore casino bid

Las Vegas Sands Corp, one of four bidders for Singapore's first casino development, said it is proposing to invest US$3.6bil in the project, which it said would be the most costly gaming resort in the world.