Recreational Facility Operators
Feb 27, 2013 15:01 EST
Casino operator SJM Holdings, owned by Hong Kong tycoon Stanley Ho, said Wednesday its annual net profit increased 27.1 percent last year thanks to its leading share in the Macau gaming market.
Feb 21, 2013 16:28 EST
Japanese gambling tycoon Kazuo Okada announced Thursday he was resigning from the board of casino operator Wynn Resorts, a day before the company's board was expected to oust him.
Feb 04, 2013 14:46 EST
Gaming giant Wynn Resorts called on shareholders Monday to eject Japanese tycoon Kazuo Okada from the Wynn board of directors in a special vote scheduled on February 22.
Jan 27, 2013 16:37 EST
The casino industry is booming across Asia, offering anyone looking for high-stakes action a wide choice of venues, from high-tech South Korea to the Himalayan nation of Nepal and communist Vietnam.
Jan 16, 2013 05:18 EST
Lions may be the well-reputed kings of the savannah, but South Africa's lucrative trophy-hunting industry means the regal cats are more likely to know the inside of a paddock ringed with an electric fence than the country's sweeping plains.
Jan 09, 2013 06:44 EST
Macau gave casino giant MGM China the official go-ahead to build a second casino in the world's biggest gambling centre Wednesday, sending shares in the company soaring 7.0 percent.
Jan 03, 2013 22:40 EST
The first film based on the life of legendary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be released in April, according to independent distributor Open Road Films..
Jan 02, 2013 15:54 EST
Relatives of victims massacred by a gunman in a Colorado movie theater criticized Wednesday an invitation to its re-opening as a "ridiculously offensive" publicity ploy.
Jan 01, 2013 13:31 EST
Singapore police on Tuesday arrested a 13-year-old Indian boy for posting a Facebook message in which he allegedly threatened to bomb a luxury casino resort in the city-state.
Dec 07, 2012 07:51 EST
Animal rights activists on Friday renewed calls for a Singapore casino complex to free dolphins it acquired for a marine park, threatening to campaign for a boycott if their demand is ignored.
Nov 30, 2012 22:19 EST
A Macau triad boss known as "Broken Tooth" walked free from jail Saturday after more than 14 years behind bars for heading a gang blamed for a string of murders and bombings in the former Portuguese colony.
Nov 26, 2012 15:35 EST
The release from jail next month of a triad boss known as Broken Tooth is fuelling speculation that the Chinese gambling playground of Macau could be on the verge of a return to the vicious gang violence of its colonial past.
Nov 05, 2012 14:25 EST
A Thai national accused of organising bogus trophy hunts to sell rhino horns on the international black market pleaded guilty in a South African court on Monday, local media reported.
Nov 01, 2012 13:58 EDT
Macau's gambling revenue hit a record monthly high in October, official figures showed Thursday, as wealthy mainland Chinese fuelled growth in the world's biggest gaming hub during a holiday week.
Oct 20, 2012 00:51 EDT
Macau gaming tycoon Stanley Ho's SJM Holdings has been given the greenlight to build a new five-star casino resort in the former Portuguese colony, the world's biggest gambling hub, the firm has said.
Oct 19, 2012 13:14 EDT
A Singapore casino resort's acquisition of dolphins from the Solomon Islands for its marine park has contributed to the depletion of the species there, an animal welfare group said Friday.
Oct 18, 2012 12:08 EDT
The Philippine government said Thursday it has approved the export of 25 show dolphins to Singapore after a ban on their transport to a giant casino chain was lifted.
Oct 18, 2012 08:59 EDT
Casino giant MGM China Holdings said Thursday it has received approval to build a new HK$20 billion ($2.5 billion) giant gaming resort in the world's biggest gambling hub of Macau.
Oct 02, 2012 01:20 EDT
Six years since Macau beat Las Vegas at its own game and took over as the gambling capital of the world, the cashed-up southern Chinese enclave is now aiming to emulate the US city's role in film.
Sep 21, 2012 23:22 EDT
Injured victims of a deadly US shooting at a screening of the latest Batman movie sued the theater operators for alleged negligence over security, local media reported.