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Travel Casinos and Gaming

  • Hard Rock is eyeing the Japanese casino market

    James Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International, says the company is looking into a partnership to enter the gaming market.

  • *Japan "integrated resort" would cost $6- 10 bln- CEO. TOKYO, Feb 21- A resort hosting casinos in Japan could cost up to $10 billion to build, Las Vegas Sands Corp's chief said, as the casino operator looks to win operating rights in what is widely expected to become the world's second-biggest casino market. "It would be at least what we paid in Singapore, $6 billion...

  • Will Japan to warm up to casinos?

    Jon Oh, head of gaming at CLSA, says casinos are just a small slice of what the integrated resorts will be offering.

  • Expect $25 billion from Japanese integrated resorts: CLSA

    Jon Oh, head of gaming at CLSA, says he expects more than just 1 or 2 casino operators to enter the Japanese market.

  • TOKYO, Feb 22- Hard Rock Cafe International is looking to buy up to a 60 percent stake in a Japanese casino resort, its chairman said on Tuesday, seeking entry into what could become the world's second-biggest casino market. Hard Rock, famous for its music-themed restaurants, last month opened a Japan unit with a view to grabbing a slice of the action after the...

  • BEIJING _ Changyou.com Ltd. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $41 million. The Beijing- based company said it had net income of 77 cents per share. Changyou.Com shares have climbed 18 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • A general view shows the Marina Bay Sands hotel and resort in Singapore on March 19, 2016.

    A resort hosting casinos in Japan could cost up to $10 billion to construct, Las Vegas Sands' chief said.

  • *Japan "integrated resort" would cost $6- 10 bln- CEO. TOKYO, Feb 21- A resort hosting casinos in Japan could cost up to $10 billion to build, Las Vegas Sands Corp's chief said, as the casino operator looks to win operating rights in what is widely expected to become the world's second-biggest casino market. "It would be at least what we paid in Singapore, $6 billion...

  • Wooing Chinese consumers with Michelin stars

    Lawrence Ho, CEO of Melco Crown Entertainment, talks about the tastes of Chinese consumers and how Macau needs to stay ahead of the game.

  • Gaming making recovery in Macau: Melco Crown CEO

    Lawrence Ho, CEO of Melco Crown Entertainment, talks about how customers are coming back more frequently after the lull early last year.

  • Okada Manila will be 'all about entertainment'

    Kazuo Okada, chairman of Universal Entertainment, talks about how the resort will stand out among competitors in the Philippines.

  • Will it be 'famine to feast' for MGM Resorts?

    Christopher Jones of The Buckingham Research Group looks at the company's performance in the Las Vegas and Macau markets.

  • Vehicles drive past the New York-New York Hotel & Casino, left, and MGM Resorts International Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Las Vegas casino giant MGM Resorts saw its stock plummet 9 percent after fourth-quarter results fell short of analysts' estimates.

  • CENTRAL, Hong Kong _ Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $43.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Central, Hong Kong- based company said it had net income of 9 cents per share. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 10 cents per...

  • Turnaround for Australia's Star Entertainment

    Matt Bekier, CEO at The Star Entertainment, says tourists from Asia giving revenues a boost.

  • LAS VEGAS _ Boyd Gaming Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $12.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 23 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $560.4 million.

  • LAS VEGAS _ Caesars Entertainment Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $541 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Las Vegas- based company said it had a loss of $3.68. For the year, the company reported a loss of $3.57 billion, or $24.41 per share, swinging to a loss in the period.

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Atlantic City's casinos are off to a good start in 2017, with their January gambling revenue up 7.7 percent from a year ago. Figures released Tuesday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show the seven casinos took $204.6 million from gamblers in January. The storm "effectively wiped out a full weekend last year" and "is one of the big...

  • A sign marks the Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

    Carl Icahn said he planned to sell his shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, likely bringing an end to his troubled relationship with the city.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said on Monday he planned to sell his shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, likely bringing an end to his troubled relationship with the city. That legislation was vetoed on Monday by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a Republican, who called it a "transparent attempt to punish the...