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    1. September 12, 2014

      The billionaires bending American politics to their will

      The billionaire Koch family members, outspoken on a host of Republican causes, have lately begun discussing something...

    2. July 11, 2014

      Buffett, Gates and Adelson criticise Congress on immigration

      The investor Warren Buffett has joined forces with Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Sheldon Adelson, a casino mogul and...

    1. July 2, 2014

      Macau overtakes Switzerland in income tables

      Macau has leapfrogged Switzerland to become the world’s fourth richest territory per person, according to the World Bank,...

    2. May 9, 2014

      Malaysia’s Genting to take $4bn gamble on Las Vegas Strip casino

      Malaysia’s Genting Group, one of Asia’s biggest casino operators, is poised to challenge US dominance of the Las Vegas Strip...

    3. April 3, 2014

      US parties expect flood of cash after removal of donations cap

      The conga line of Republican presidential aspirants who traipsed to Las Vegas at the weekend to pay homage to conservative...

    4. March 30, 2014

      America’s democracy is fit for the 1%

      Is inequality bad for US democracy? Not according to the US Supreme Court. In the next few weeks America’s apex court is...

    5. March 5, 2014

      International groups dealt weak hand in Japan’s casino gamble

      The Japanese lawmaker spearheading a push to legalise casino gambling in the country has warned international gaming groups...

    6. March 2, 2014

      Japan’s gamble with casino licences sets pulses racing

      At the Japan Casino School in Tokyo, students can train as blackjack dealers or take specialised English courses so as to...

    7. February 14, 2014

      Record profits for Sheldon Adelson’s Sands China amid hacking probe

      Sands China, the casino operator run by Sheldon Adelson, has unveiled record revenues and profits for 2013, as the US...

    8. February 11, 2014

      Casino owners battle over online gambling

      A debate over the future of internet gambling has created a rift among US casino industry titans, pitting advocates of...

    9. December 13, 2013

      Sheldon Adelson cancels $30bn Eurovegas project in Spain

      Sheldon Adelson, the US casino mogul, has dropped plans to build a $30bn gambling complex outside Madrid, cancelling one of...

    10. October 22, 2013

      American business can’t afford not to stand up to the Tea Party

      It is pretty obvious that Big Money, in this case from business not labour, pulled its finger out last week in persuading...

    11. September 19, 2013

      Caesars bets on online gambling market

      At 9.19am Pacific Daylight Time on Thursday, somewhere in Nevada, a resident or visitor to the state logged on to a computer...

    12. May 2, 2013

      Punters pouring into Macau casinos boost Sands China profits

      China’s crackdown on corruption has done little to stem the flow of willing punters into Macau’s casinos judging by the...

    13. March 3, 2013

      Las Vegas Sands admits possible law breach

      Las Vegas Sands, the casino group controlled by billionaire Republican donor Sheldon Adelson, has admitted in a regulatory...

    14. February 15, 2013

      Wealthy donors debate Republican ‘rebrand’

      Advisers to Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn, the Las Vegas casino billionaires who were once known for their bitter rivalry,...

    15. February 8, 2013

      Macau casinos target mass appeal

      An exhibition of 12 gold bricks, each about 2.5 metres high, opened on Thursday in the courtyard of the MGM Macau. It is...

    16. February 1, 2013

      Over-reliance on ‘VIPs’ hurts Wynn Macau

      Wynn Macau, a division of Las Vegas billionaire Steve Wynn’s empire, suffered an 18 per cent drop in quarterly net profit...

    17. January 31, 2013

      Sands China net profit jumps 52%

      Sands China, the Macau casino operator owned by US billionaire Sheldon Adelson, saw a 52 per cent increase in fourth-quarter...

    18. January 7, 2013

      Singapore casinos slow after opening buzz

      To the uninitiated, a room in one of the “Ocean Suites” at Resorts World Sentosa looks and feels like any other hotel room....

    19. November 8, 2012

      Rove’s discomfort shows super-Pac failings

      Democrats are still delighting in Karl Rove’s near meltdown on election night when, on Fox News, the Republican strategist...

    20. November 6, 2012

      Flood of independent money raises stakes

      If the 2012 presidential election campaign has been notable for one thing, it is money. From the Republican primaries to the...

    21. October 4, 2012

      Strike closes Israel’s Haaretz newspaper

      The crisis facing Israel’s news media was thrown into sharp relief on Thursday when a one-day strike at the Haaretz daily...

    22. September 20, 2012

      Macau gaming – medium rollers

      High-rollers prefer privacy. That makes the fight between gaming tycoons Steve Wynn and Kazuo Okada over a stake in Wynn...

    23. September 20, 2012

      Adelson to bring Eiffel Tower to Macau

      Sands China is planning to invest at least $2.5bn in Macau on a Paris-themed resort featuring a replica Eiffel Tower, as the...

    24. September 14, 2012

      EuroVegas is a gamble not worth taking

      The Madrid regional authority, controlled by the Popular party of the Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy, announced this...

    25. September 11, 2012

      Report says Romney backer could save $2bn

      Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate backing Mitt Romney’s campaign for president, could save more than $2bn in taxes over...

    26. September 7, 2012

      The great American gamble

      As I was flicking through a political website the other day, I spotted a curious fact. According to calculations by...

    27. August 6, 2012

      Romney is raking in cash advantage

      Mitt Romney in tandem with the Republican party easily raised more money than Barack Obama and the Democrats in July, in...

    28. July 26, 2012

      Sands China profit falls 40%

      Sands China, the Hong Kong-listed Macau casino operator, suffered a 40 per cent fall in net profit for the second quarter as...

    29. July 15, 2012

      Macau’s wheel of fortune turns

      Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson was in a buoyant mood on a visit to his new project in Macau three months ago. The...

    30. The World

      July 11, 2012

      Smart Reads July 11, 2012

      Here’s what got us chatting this morning: There are fears that parts of the faltering Chinese economy are being run to...

    31. June 30, 2012

      Adelson denies any ‘prostitution strategy’

      Sheldon Adelson, chairman of Las Vegas Sands and a top backer of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, was accused...

    32. June 20, 2012

      Romney hedges bets on gambling tycoon

      When he became Massachusetts governor, Mitt Romney was so wary of being associated with gambling interests that he refused...

    33. June 8, 2012

      Singapore to widen casino ban

      Singapore is to ban thousands more of its citizens from using its two casinos after discovering a rise in the proportion of...

    34. The World

      June 6, 2012

      Obama’s losing battle with history

      Scott Walker at his victory party on June 5. AP Photo/Morry Gash The great novelist William Faulkner once said: “The past...

    35. June 5, 2012

      Wynn Macau to spend $4bn on casino resort

      Wynn Macau will spend $4bn on its new casino resort in the former Portuguese colony, a figure considerably higher than...

    36. April 9, 2012

      Divisions over ‘Eurovegas’ plan for Spain

      City rivalries in Spain, as any supporter of Real Madrid or Barcelona knows, are at their most bitter when played out on a...

    37. March 30, 2012

      America’s dream unravels

      It feels like you are entering a parallel universe. In reality it is just a few short steps down a plank into the neon-lit...

    38. March 19, 2012

      Billionaire floods super-Pacs with funds

      In the 1990s, when donations to political action committees in the US were capped at $5,000, Harold Simmons pressed his...

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