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Operators & License holders

Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A.(SJM)
SJM is Dr. Stanley Ho's reincarnation of STDM and one of the three original license holders. In September 2009 the company operated or owned 20 of the 35 casinos in Macau and 4 slot operations.

Stanley Ho profile @

Shun Tak Holdings
Dr. Stanley Ho subsidiary company.

Galaxy Resort & Casino - Galaxy Casino SA
Galaxy presently have 4 city clubs - The Waldo, Rio, Grand Waldo and President.
Galaxy StarWorld opened in October 2006 and the Galaxy Macau opened May 2011.

Galaxy Resort & Casino was formerly known as.K. Wah Construction Materials Ltd. which was founded by Lui Che Woo. The company changed it's name in November 2005 and is presently run by Woo's eldest son Francis Lui.

K. Wah Construction Materials Limited.
K. Wah International Holdings Limited.

Wynn Resorts - Macau
One of the three companies granted master gaming licenses. Wynn Macau opened 5th September 2006. The company sold it's sub-license to Melco/Crown in early 2006 for $900 million.
Company profile:

Las Vegas Sands - Sands Macau
Sheldon Adelson's Macau properties operate on a sub-license that was granted by Galaxy Resorts to Las Vegas Sands Inc.
Company profile:

Melco Crown Entertainment
Melco Crown Entertainment is a partnership between Lawrence Ho's Melco International and James Packer's Crown Ltd. (33.5%) the owner of Melbourne's Crown and Perth's Burswood Casino. The companies properties in Macau use a sub-license purchased from Wynn Resorts for $900 million in early 2006. Melco/Crown's first operation the Crown Macau opened 9th May, 2007.

Altira Macau
Formerly the Crown Macau
Taipa Square
Opened June 2008 at the Hotel Taipa Square.
City of Dreams
Cotai Strip. Opened 1st June, 2009.

Lawrence Ho

Melco International Development Ltd.
Melco was originally called the The Macao Electric Lighting Company Ltd. Subsidiary companies that are also involved in gaming are Mocha Slot Group Ltd. & Mocha Slot.

The company owns 41% of Melco Crown Entertainment.

Mocha Slot
8 locations in Macau.

MGM MIRAGE & Pansy Ho Chiu-king
On the 19th April 2005 MGM Mirage announced a joint venture partnership with Pansy Ho to be called MGM Grand Macau.

The ground breaking ceremony on the $975 million project was held on 1st June, 2005 and the 300 table 1,000 slot casino opened for business on the 18th December, 2007.

Pansy Ho

Emperor Entertainment Hotel (EEH) Ltd.

EEH is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange (0296). Casino interests include Golden Princess Cruises and the Emperor Hotel and Casino in North Korea. (Believed to be closed - 8/11/2005). 

The Grand Emperor Hotel's casino in Macau officialy opened on the 20th January 2006. Actor Jackie Chan has a 5% stake. SJM hold 20% and in addition to managing the casino they also provide the gaming license.

Golden Resorts Group
Golden Resorts purchased two hotels with gaming facilities in 2005. The Grandview Hotel is located near the ferry terminal and the Casa Real Hotel on Taipa Island. The casino concessions at both locations are operated by Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (SJM).

Greek Mythology (Macau) Entertainment Group
The casino operates on a sub-licence from SJM. A-Max Holdings is a minority shareholder with 19.9%. It was announced on the 9th November 2005 that A-MaX would up it's stake to 49.9%

Macau Government, Tourism & Education
Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau

Revenue reports

Government of Macau S.A.R.
Direcção dos Serviços de Finanças - Macau Finance Service Bureau
Government Information Bureau
Macau Statistics and Census Service
Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute
Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO)
Macao Tourism and Casino Career Centre
Opened in 2005 and managed jointly by Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) and Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT).
Macau Cultural Center - Centro Cultural de Macau
Institute for the Study of Commercial Gaming - University of Macau
"Committed to the advancement of gaming knowledge that will benefit regulators, business and the society as a whole". For those interested in the bachelor degree program in gaming management the website has course information.
British Business Association of Macau
Established in June 2006.

Transport: Air & Ferries
Macau Airport
Hong Kong Airport
Air Macau
Viva Macau
Budget airline that debuted in December 2006.
Jet Asia
The aviation arm of StanleyHo's STDM.
Ferries: Hong Kong, Macau  & Cotai
Turbojet - Hong Kong to Macau
Turbojet - Sea Express
Hong Kong International Airport to Shenzhen, Macau.
Cotai Jet - Hong Kong to Cotai
High speed ferry service linking Hong Kong with the Cotai Strip owned by Las Vegas Sands. Operations started in early December 2007.

Macau Gaming Operators Association
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Formed in early 2008 to represent the interests of the 6 casino licence holders.
 - Sociedade de Jogos deMacau (SJM)
 - Galaxy Entertainment Group
 - Venetian Macao
 - Wynn Macao
 - Melco Crown (Macao)
 - MGM Grand Paradise
Macau Gaming Enterprises Staff Association
Associação de Empregados das Empresas de Jogo Macau
Macau Gaming Research Association (MGRA)
Macau Professional Gaming Association ?

Macau Fishermans Wharf
The project occupying an area of over 111,500m2. was co-developed by Dr. Stanley Ho and David Chow with a total investment of around HKD1.9 billion.
Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre[email protected]/2180140472/
Owned by Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões de Macau, S.A.R.L. (STDM) and operated by Shun Tak Holdings. 338m high with the main observation deck at 223m.
Macau Tower Bungee Jumping
Macau Grand Prix
15th - 18th November, 2007.
Macau Greyhound Track - Canidrome
Macau Jockey Club

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Macau Success
Gaming, shipping and cruise interests (M.V. Macau Success). Subsidiary Joyspirit Investments Ltd. is involved in gaming operations at the King Seiner Palace within the Pharoah Hotel.
Mocha Slots - Mocha Slot Group Limited,
Subsidiary of Melco International that operates around 500 slots on Macau which in early 2005 represented around 25% of the total machines in operation. Locations include the Royal Hotel, Kingsway Casino, Kampek Casino & Hotel Taipa Square.
Sociedade de Lotarias e Apostas Mutuas de Macau, Lda.

Exhibitions & Conferences
G2E Asia
The biggest and most important gaming exhibition and conference in Asia. The 2012 event will be held from the 22nd - 24th May.
G2E Asia

Macau News & Information
TDM - Teledifusão de Macau
Established in 1984 and owned by the S.A.R Government.
Daily English news update.
Lotus TV Macau
A 24-hour, privately owned network broadcasting network
Macao Magazine
Publication of the Government Information Bureau of the Macao SAR and produced and distributed by the local media group Macaulink.
Macau Daily News
The leading local Chinese language newspaper.
Macau Business
Hard copy magazine founded by Paulo A. Azevedo in May 2004.
Macau Daily Times
Daily English language newspaper and website.
Macao Hub
Free news service based in Macau supplying economic information about the Great Delta region of the Pearl River and Portuguese-speaking countries around the world.
Macau Casino World
Website, blog and newsletter dedicated to casino news from Macau. Martin Chua.
Tourist & Hotel, News updates and blog.
Cotai Style Magazine
Macau Tatler
Destination Macau
Gambling in Macau - Wikipedia
Tweet Macau!/tweetmacau
Earth TV - Macau
Macau Webcams
Macau Forums at
Amazing images on some of the threads. - Property quide
Macau Hotel
Online Hotel room bookings.
Macau Tripping
Gambling in Macau

YouTube - Macau Videos
Destination Macau
Series of extremely well edited and produced videos documenting the opening of new casinos plus the growth and development of the S.A.R.
Destination Macau Report - Ep. 1 - The Wynn Macau
Destination Macau - Episode 2 - StarWorld Galaxy Macau
Destination Macau Report Ep.3 Tryst & Sky21 (v.2)
Destination Macau Report - Ep. 4 - The Grand Lisboa
Destination Macau Report - Ep. 5 - The Cotai Strip (part 1)
Destination Macau Report - Ep. 6 - DRAGONE tops Crown Macau
Destination Macau Report - Ep. 7 - Playboy comes to town
Destination Macau Report -- Ep 8 - Macau's ace of diamonds
Destination Macau Report -- Ep 9 - The Venetian Macau
Destination Macau Report -- Ep 14 - First for Fun
Destination Macau Report -- Ep 15 - The Lion roars
Destination Macau Report -- Ep 16 - The Tree of Prosperity
Destination Macau Report - Ep 18 - Ponte 16 Grand Opening
Destination Macau Report - Ep 19 - Chinese New Year in Macau
The making of the Venetian Macau
Final touches to the Venetian
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