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    1. July 11, 2014

      The List: Rich pickings

      A bunch of Ruby Roman grapes sold at auction in Japan this month for Y550,000 (£3,170). At £105 per grape, each the size of...

    2. 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...

    1. November 11, 2013

      Macau casino operator SJM misses expectations

      November 11 – Macau casino operator SJM Holdings said on Monday its third-quarter net profit rose 10.3 per cent to HK$1.83bn...

    2. October 4, 2013

      Macau’s minimum bet gamble pays off with Chinese punters

      A Chinese man wearing a crumpled suit is playing baccarat at one of Macau’s oldest casinos. Crowds gather around and other...

    3. September 15, 2013

      Asia air travel: dogfight over Hong Kong

      They say that if the law is not on your side, argue the facts; when the facts won’t co-operate, argue the law. So it would...

    4. September 15, 2013

      Cathay hits at Qantas and China Eastern

      Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong’s flag carrier, has become embroiled in an increasingly public dogfight with Qantas Airways and...

    5. June 2, 2013

      Bitterness in the heir as sibling rivalry surfaces

      Samsung: In February 2012, the elder brother and sister of Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee filed separate law suits seeking a...

    6. 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...

    7. beyondbrics

      January 9, 2013

      MGM China: Macau green light gives shares a boost

      When it comes to investing in the Asian consumer, you can always try betting on betting. MGM China, a joint venture between...

    8. August 30, 2012

      SJM injects HK$480m in Macau casino group

      A Macau gaming company controlled by billionaire Stanley Ho’s family has made an investment in a privately held casino and...

    9. July 15, 2012

      Manila steps up to Asia’s gaming table

      Macau’s status as Asia’s top casino hub faces its toughest competition from Singapore, but the Philippines also aims to...

    10. 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...

    11. May 25, 2012

      Li Ka-shing anoints elder son successor

      Li Ka-shing, Asia’s richest man, has officially anointed his elder son Victor to take the helm at his companies Cheung Kong...

    12. May 2, 2012

      Wynn Macau wins approval for resort

      Las Vegas billionaire Steve Wynn has received approval for his Macau business to proceed with a 51-acre casino resort in the...

    13. beyondbrics

      March 30, 2012

      Kwok arrests cast a shadow over HK property sector

      When is a public company really a private company? When its controlling family members fall out, one of three brothers is...

    14. March 27, 2012

      Fear and optimism greet Leung victory

      Stanley Ho, the billionaire casino mogul and property developer, once said he would quit Hong Kong if Leung Chun-ying ever...

    15. January 3, 2012

      Macao casino boom fuelled by illicit cash

      When Macao unveiled record gambling revenues on Tuesday, the government was silent about the source of much of the cash...

    16. October 11, 2011

      Succession pains make family planning crucial

      The disclosure that Indonesia’s powerful Bakrie family is facing its third serious debt crisis since 1997 makes depressing...

    17. September 12, 2011

      Wynn Macau hotel win allays US fears

      Wynn Macau, the casino company led by billionaire Steve Wynn, reached an agreement with government authorities for a land...

    18. beyondbrics

      May 27, 2011

      MGM China set to raise $1.5bn in IPO

      Strike while the iron is hot, that seems to be the mantra for EM companies looking to IPO these days. On Friday, MGM China...

    19. May 19, 2011

      China’s high rollers fuel Macao boom

      Pansy Ho could not have picked a better time to sell a stake worth up to $1.5bn in MGM China, her joint venture with MGM...

    20. April 14, 2011

      Boost for Brazil’s ‘golden arches’

      Arcos Dorados, the world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee, sold $1.25bn worth of shares in a US initial public offering and...

    21. March 10, 2011

      Ho family ends fight over gambling fortune

      A bitter tussle over Stanley Ho’s fortune appeared to draw to a close on Thursday when the office of the Macao casino...

    22. March 9, 2011

      Brics becoming billionaire factory

      The number of billionaires in leading emerging economies has surpassed the number of those in Europe for the first time and...

    23. February 22, 2011

      Long odds for Macao plans to diversify

      Star TV, the Asian regional broadcaster, will host its Indian television awards ceremony on Thursday at the Venetian Macao,...

    24. February 2, 2011

      China puts its own twist on casino capitalism

      It is just 10 times the size of New York’s Central Park with a population of 450,000. Its economy has been growing at twice...

    25. January 31, 2011

      Ho lawyer posts rare footage on YouTube

      Casino-owning tycoon Stanley Ho and his lawyer, Gordon Oldham, appear in a video made at Mr Ho’s Hong Kong mansion The...

    26. January 31, 2011

      Another U-turn in Stanley Ho saga

      Stanley Ho, the 89-year-old tycoon who has long dominated the Macao gaming industry, has withdrawn a lawsuit against family...

    27. January 28, 2011

      Sick in fortune

      If Shakespeare were alive today, he would have had a good line in business books. Macbeth is a primer in how (not) to be a...

    28. January 28, 2011

      Casino clan chips away over fortune

      At least King Lear only had three daughters. Stanley Ho, the 89-year-old Hong Kong billionaire at the centre of a vicious...

    29. January 27, 2011

      Ho seeks to block disposals by family

      The wrangle over the transfer of Stanley Ho’s controlling stake in his casino empire took a bizarre turn as the billionaire...

    30. January 26, 2011

      Family squabbles top Asia corporate agenda

      In money-centric Hong Kong, the man and woman on the street take a keener interest in the lives of the city’s tycoons than...

    31. FT Alphaville

      January 26, 2011

      Ho stands by SJM share transfer

      Stanley Ho, the billionaire who has long dominated the lucrative Macao gaming industry, on Wednesday made a rare television...

    32. January 26, 2011

      Learning to play the corporate generation game

      Stanley Ho’s casino group has seen tussles Family owned companies can be unpredictable at the best of times, but never more...

    33. January 26, 2011

      Ho stands by SJM share transfer

      Stanley Ho, the billionaire who has long dominated the lucrative Macao gaming industry, on Wednesday made a rare television...

    34. January 26, 2011

      Slideshow: Stanley Ho

      Stanley Ho casinos control about a third of Macao’s gaming market, the largest in the world since 2006. Forbes last year...

    35. January 26, 2011

      Ho vs Ho

      When a father signs off a letter to his daughter, “Yours Sincerely,” things have come to a pretty pass. Investors who have...

    36. FT Alphaville

      January 26, 2011

      Ho empire in family feud

      A dispute over one of Asia’s biggest family fortunes erupted publicly on Tuesday, as lawyers and relatives of Stanley Ho,...

    37. FT Alphaville

      January 25, 2011

      Dispute erupts over Stanley Ho assets

      A family squabble for one of Asia’s greatest fortunes burst into the open on Tuesday, as lawyers and relatives of Stanley...

    38. January 25, 2011

      Inevitable twists in the Ho saga

      The conflicting claims in the past two days over the way casino tycoon Stanley Ho has parcelled out his casino empire to...

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