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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...

  • 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.

  • Turnaround for Australia's Star Entertainment

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

  • 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...

  • HONG KONG, Feb 2- Hong Kong stocks fell on Thursday, with property stocks leading the slide, as investors continued to lock in gains after the U.S. While strong economic data from the United States and elsewhere underpinned risk assets, uncertainty and concerns over U.S. Macau gaming stocks remained weak after the world's biggest casino hub posted a...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 31- Slack Technologies Inc, a Silicon Valley messaging and collaboration software company, is making a strong push to expand its business by selling technology to some of the largest corporations in the country. The technology also integrates with a wide variety of business software- such as Salesforce.com Inc and Skype- so employees can do...

  • TOKYO, Jan 27- Global casino operators are stepping up their efforts to woo local partners and venue hosts in Japan, even though it may be a year before lawmakers lay out the ground rules for what could be the world's second-biggest casino market. Just weeks after Japan legalised casinos, major operators from MGM Resorts to Hard Rock Cafe International are...

  • HANOI, Jan 20- Vietnamese will be allowed to gamble in approved casinos and under certain conditions, in a three-year pilot project announced by the government on Friday. People over 21 years old with a regular monthly income of at least 10 million dong will be allowed to use the casinos, the government said in a decree that will come into effect on March 15..

  • Jan 19- Las Vegas Sands Corp agreed to pay a $6.96 million criminal penalty to end a U.S. Department of Justice probe into whether it violated a federal anti-bribery law by making payments to a consultant to help it do business in China and Macau. The resolution of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case follows Las Vegas Sands' related $9 million civil settlement...