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January - June 2003


25th June         Macau          Source: Channel News Asia
Man arrested for murder of Thai businessman in Macau casino hotel

7th June          Hong Kong             Source: Yahoo Singapore/Reuters
Hong Kongers gamble billions a year

31st May          Macau           Source: Yahoo Singapore/Reuters
Macau GDP up 16.5% year on year in Q1

29th May          Hong Kong          Source: Yahoo Singapore/AP
HK Education Groups Slam Plan To Legalize Soccer Betting

23rd April          Macau         Source: Ponto Final - Macau
Steve Wynn comenta novas regras sobre crédito nos casinos: Mercado dos agiotas vai secar

19th April          Macau        Source: Xinhua English Edition
Renowned Thai Chinese murdered in Macao's casino

30th March          Macau         Source: Northern Light/AFX-ASIA - March 27th
Stanley Ho's Macau casinos 2002 net profit 2.22 billion patacas, up 20%
Dr. Ho's 11 Macau casinos, now under Sociedade de Jogos de Macau (SJM) recorded a 2002 gross profit of 22 billion patacas, also up 20%.

28th March          Las Vegas & Macau         Source: Las Vegas Sun
Financing set for China project

26th March          Hong Kong          Source: Northern Light/AFX-ASIA
Shun Tak 2002 net profit up 38.5 pct, boosted by improved tourist traffic

14th March           Macau & Hong Kong          Source: Yahoo Singapore/Dow Jones
Venetian Group Not Seeking To List Casino In HK

13th March           Macau & Hong Kong         Source: Yahoo Singapore/Reuters & Dow Jones
Macau casino mogul's flagship eyeing HK listing-paper
Stanley Ho's Casino Flagship On HK Listing Path
Galaxy Casino Mulls HK$4.4B Hong Kong GEM Listing

13th March           Hong Kong          Source: London Evening Standard & Northern Light/AFX -ASIA
Casinos set to list after HK green light
STDM prepares proposal to list in Hong Kong - report

12th March           Hong Kong          Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones Business News
HK Exchanges & Clearing To Allow Gambling Cos To List

11th March           Macau        Source: Northern Light/Xinhua
Tens of thousands join in rush for Macao casino jobs - Corrected link :)
Both Galaxy Casino Company (The Venetian) & Wynn Resorts Macau are now seeking staff for their new casinos. Wynn Resorts Macau have the website

4th March           Macau & Las Vegas          Source: The Malaysian Star
MGM Mirage vying for new hotel-casino venture in Macau

17th February           Macau         Source: Northern Light/Xinhua
China's inland tourists spend most in Macao

11th February         Macau         Source: China Morning Post
Gangs are the scourge of Macau casinos, say Police

4th February         Hong Kong & Macau        Source: Yahoo Singapore/Dow Jones
HK Shun Tak Completes Macau Casino Swap Deal

23rd January         Macau          Source: Northern Light/Xinhua
Macao police to safeguard healthy growth of gaming industry: police chief

21st January         Macau          Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Wynn expecting to win in Macau - Developer assured regulatory changes will happen to make project successful

19th January         Hong Kong          Source: The Thoroughberd Times
Hong Kong Jockey Club challenges idea of betting exchanges

13th January           Hong Kong          Source: Yahoo/AP
Thousands protest Hong Kong government plan to legalize soccer gambling

1st January          Macau         Source: Northern Light/Xinhua
Chief Executive optimistic about Macao in new year
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