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Go East, Young Men: Casinos Being Built at Record Pace in Asia-Pacific; it’s Not All About Vegas Anymore

Gambling conglomerates know where the money is these days. It’s in countries and regions across Asia-Pacific, where casinos are being built at an unprecedented rate. The name of the game is making money and that’s where the expendable income is these days. Asia Pacific. Not Las Vegas. Not Atlantic City. Although…truth is…all the major U.S. […]

Another Chinese Casino Opens in Macao, Looking for a Big Portion of a Very Large Gambling Market

The Galaxy Macao opened Sunday. It’s a $2 billion (that’s right…billion) structure that is a sight to behold. A Chinese friend who lives in Hong Kong told me that the casino resort brought in 350 tons of beach sand, and has a rooftop wave pool. The Chinese gambling market, as you well know, is probably […]

Casinos in Egypt Attacked; Could This be the End of Them in a Post-Mubarak Country?

Religious groups may be able to close down casinos in a post Hosni Mubarak Egypt. Although still early days, a series of targeted attacks on some of Cairo’s most famous casinos has signalled a possible shift to religious intolerance in Egypt’s capital city. We’ll have to see how things play out, but the signs are […]

Battle of the Billionaires: Asian Family Fights for Control of Casinos

If you’ve travelled in Asia at all, as I have, you know of billionaire Stanley Ho, he of the Macau casinos. Great palaces. Now, Ho has filed a lawsuit against some family members to regain control of his assets, extending a three-week public dispute over Asia’s biggest casino company. Ho is accusing his daughters Pansy […]

Casinos in Singapore Doing Record Business, Up a Sizzling 49 Percent

Ever been to Singapore? Well, I have. And it’s an awesome place. I like it even better now that they have TWO (count em) new Casinos. And the rebounding world economy is drawing people

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