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Macau casino staff flee China after VIP marketers detained

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 05:50
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Crown casino in Melbourne; the Crown detentions, including head of its international high-roller operations, prompted staff from some Macau casinos to leave China after "large-scale staff departures" from Crown and other Australian casino operators, Daiwa Capital Markets Hong Kong analyst Jamie Soo wrote in a note on Monday.

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CASINO shares fell as Macau operators pulled staff from China after the country detained employees of Australia's Crown Resorts, the latest sign of the government's clampdown on foreign companies trying to woo its citizens to gamble overseas.

Sands China fell as much as 5