Nooraini Ismail


  • A Betting Affair Friday, 4 May 2007 | 4:02 AM ET

    The allure of hitting the jackpot big time is translating into an increasing demand for gaming outlets and facilities across the world.  Casinos are mushrooming across Asia, with many countries racing to grant gaming licenses to the big casino operators like Vegas Sands and PBL Melco. Vietnam’s gaming landscape is rapidly rising; Singapore has granted two licenses to heavyweight gaming companies Genting International and Las Vegas Sands; and Japan is looking into legalizing its gaming industry.