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Macau casino scion rolls dice on Japan venture

Lawrence Ho wants to venture beyond familiar turf, eyes major investment in Japan's untapped gambling market

Mr Ho has been diversifying his casino operations as the industry came under pressure from China's economic slowdown and a corruption crackdown by President Xi Jinping that curbed high spenders.

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CASINO magnate Lawrence Ho - son of Macau gaming legend Stanley Ho - is eyeing a major foray into Japan as he seeks to broaden his family's reach beyond the world's biggest gambling hub.

His father was credited with transforming Macau from a sleepy Portuguese outpost to a...

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