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  • April 9- Social networking site Wikia announced on Wednesday a new effort to attract more brands to its platform with the creation of Fan Studio. As part of the launch, gaming company Carbine Studios is using Wikia to roll out one of its forthcoming multi-player online games, called WildStar, for a large number of players.

  • April 9- Social networking site Wikia announced on Wednesday a new effort to attract more brands to its platform with the creation of Fan Studio. As part of the launch, gaming company Carbine Studios is using Wikia to roll out one of its forthcoming multi-player online games, called WildStar, for a large number of players.

  • SHANGHAI, April 9- Hong Kong shares ended at its highest in 11 weeks on Wednesday, as a rebound in casino shares and index-heavyweight Tencent pushed the index to its best close since end-January.

  • SHANGHAI, April 9- Hong Kong shares extended gains from the previous day on increases in Tencent and casino shares as well as modest rises in mainland banking stocks, sending the Hang Seng Index to its highest intraday level since February. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong gained 0.4 percent.

  • Pent-up winter demand to boost travel spending Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    After more than 100,000 flights were canceled this winter, business travelers are returning to the road.

  • HONG KONG, April 7- Hong Kong shares ended lower on Monday, pulled down by index heavyweight Tencent as the Internet firm tracked a slide in tech stocks on Wall Street, while casino operators also fell. Shares in Chinese Internet company Tencent slipped 4.5 percent to its lowest close since Jan. 27, while software firm Kingsoft fell 6.2 percent.

  • MACAU, April 7- As the world's gambling capital Macau races to open more than 17,000 new hotel rooms over the next three years to keep pace with a flood of Chinese visitors, only about 4,000 affordable homes for locals are expected to be built in the same period.

  • HONG KONG, April 1- Macau, the world's casino capital, raked in $4.4 billion in gambling revenues in March, boosted by robust demand from Chinese visitors keen to bet in the country's only legal casino hub. Growth in Macau, a special administrative region like neighbouring Hong Kong, was up 13 percent in March, at the top end of analyst estimates of 10-13 percent.

  • Macau gambling revenue up 13 percent in March Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 2:53 AM ET

    HONG KONG, April 1- Macau, the world's casino capital, raked in 35.5 billion patacas in gambling revenues in March, boosted by robust demand from Chinese visitors keen to bet in the country's only legal casino hub.

  • *Tencent jumps on bargain hunting after recent slide. SHANGHAI, April 1- Hong Kong shares jumped to their highest level in more than three weeks on Tuesday as casino operators continued their roll and investors snapped up beaten down shares of index heavyweight Tencent. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong gained 0.1 percent.

  • Highlighting value with investor activism     Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Discussing investor activism and his big bet on Las Vegas Sands, is Jonathan Litt, Land and Buildings founder & CIO.

  • SHANGHAI, March 31- Hong Kong shares finished up 0.4 percent on Monday as casino operators gained ahead of the release of monthly Macau gambling revenue data, while China Construction Bank climbed on forecast-beating results. The Hang Seng Index closed at 22,151.06 points.

  • Lawrence Ho, Co-Chairman & CEO at Melco Crown, describes his optimism over Chinese reforms and refutes claims that gambling in Macau has declined due to Beijing's clampdown on corruption.

  • Gaming stocks still pretty healthy: Analyst     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 3:29 PM ET

    Discussing the selloff in gambling stocks and new efforts by Congress to ban online gaming, with Joel Simkins, Credit Suisse gaming, lodging, and leisure analyst.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BOSTON, March 27- As increasing numbers of technology companies defer their initial public offerings, one influential hedge-fund investor has stepped up to the plate in Silicon Valley.

  • Evolution of gaming distribution     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    Jeff Lapin, former CEO of Take-Two Interactive, shares his thoughts on King Digital's IPO and explains how gaming distribution has evolved and is impacting traditional brick and mortars.

  • *China tech stocks spooked by losses in U.S. tech sector. SYDNEY, March 27- Asian markets were in skittish mood on Thursday following a soft finish on Wall Street and amid simmering tensions over Ukraine, while Chinese tech stocks took a tumble in sympathy with their U.S. counterparts.

  • US could make casinos vet high rollers' funds Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 5:27 PM ET

    The rule may serve to shed light on high-risk transactions such as international wires and large cash deposits.

  • March 26- Shares in King Digital Entertainment Plc fell as much as 15 percent in their Wednesday debut, underscoring investor concern about the company's reliance on "Candy Crush Saga" and dampening hopes that its coming-out party could revive investor interest in the mobile gaming industry.

  • March 26- Shares in King Digital Entertainment Plc fell as much as 15 percent in their Wednesday debut, underscoring concerns about the company's reliance on "Candy Crush Saga" and dashing hopes its coming-out party would revive investor interest in the mobile gaming industry.