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Business 05 Oct 2013 | 10:28 PM

Gamblers not waiting for Twitter IPO to bet on valuation

NEW YORK: Though Twitter's first day on the stock market is probably still months away, a handful of international gamblers aren't waiting for the official debut and are already laying bets on how much the social media site will be worth.

Business 30 Aug 2014 | 7:24 AM

Some gamblers at Atlantic City's closing casinos will not return

Four Atlantic City casinos are closing this year, but not all of their gamblers will return to visit eight others that have survived in the down-on-its-luck New Jersey resort.

Business 03 May 2013 | 9:38 AM

Genting S'pore gets a stroke of bad luck while gamblers get lucky

SINGAPORE: A stroke of bad luck. That's what casino operator Genting Singapore PLC blamed for reporting a sharply lower-than-expected quarterly profit, while also flagging a cautious outlook due to muted Chinese economic growth.

Business 10 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

Australia’s Crown annual profit jumps as Asian gamblers return

SYDNEY: Australia’s biggest casino operator, Crown Resorts Ltd, said its annual profit rose 12.7%, beating expectations and sending its shares to a three-year high, as resurgent demand from high-stakes gamblers boosted turnover.

Business 08 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM

Two gamblers win more than US$11mil at US casino

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey: Lightning has struck twice at the Tropicana Casino and Resort, which has lost more than US$11 million to just two high-stakes gamblers since April.

Business 02 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

Macau casinos extend winning streak as junkets lure gamblers

HONG KONG: Macau’s casino revenue in November grew at the fastest pace in four months as junket operators attracted high-stakes players to the world’s largest gambling hub.

Business 10 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

US: Cash-hungry states add casinos, lure gamblers

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey: America's cash-starved states are increasingly being drawn to the lure of easy money in casinos - a bet that could ultimately hurt taxpayers if the supply of slot machines, poker tables and racetracks outpaces customers' demand.

Corporate News 23 Sep 2020 | 3:42 PM

Australia's Crown Resorts CEO says VIP gamblers a higher risk

SYDNEY: The CEO of Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd said on Wednesday the company's holiday package clients posed a higher risk of money

Business 02 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Macau July gaming beats estimates on more tourists

HONG KONG: Macau’s gaming revenue in July fell less than analysts estimated as the holiday season brought tourists and leisure gamblers to the local units of Las Vegas Sands Corp, Wynn Resorts Ltd and other casinos.

Corporate News 28 Jun 2016 | 6:13 AM

Crown wins approval for Sydney casino aimed at Asian gamblers

SYDNEY: Australian mogul James Packer won approval on Tuesday for a towering six-star hotel and casino complex on Sydney harbour aimed at Asian high-rollers, with work expected to begin shortly.