[MACAU] Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau rose 4.4 per cent in February due to resurgent high-roller activity after the new year holiday week but caution over slowing economic...

GAMBLING revenue in Macau rose 14 per cent in 2018, the second consecutive year of gain as demand to wager in the Chinese territory continued to rebound from a prolonged slump.

THERE'S a ray of hope in the gloomy outlook for Macau casinos. Early numbers are showing a healthy stream of visitors into the world's biggest gambling hub during Golden Week, helping to...

COMMENTARY

THERE could be a new competitor on the cards for Macau's gaming giants. Suncity boss Alvin Chau helps bankroll half of all big spenders in the Chinese gambling enclave, and aspires to run his...

[TOKYO] At a casino school in Tokyo, croupier-in-training Takuto Saito settles behind a green table and reaches for the roulette wheel, addressing a group of imaginary punters: "Spin up....

EDITORIAL

WITH the World Cup getting under way in Russia on Thursday night - the host nation faced Saudi Arabia in Moscow in the first of 64 matches - it is inevitable that millions of people around the...

COMMENTARY

MACAU wants to kick its gambling habit. The Chinese region's tourism chief reckons resorts can generate 40 per cent of their revenue from beyond the casinos. It's a worthwhile goal for...

[HONG KONG] Macau wants to kick its gambling habit. The Chinese region's tourism chief reckons resorts can generate 40 per cent of their revenue from beyond the casinos. It's a...

IN Manila's main financial district and its fringes, signs of the new inhabitants are everywhere: the restaurants serving steaming Chinese hotpots and dumplings, the Mandarin broadcasts at...

IN Manila's main financial district and its fringes, signs of the new inhabitants are everywhere: the restaurants serving steaming Chinese hotpots and dumplings, the Mandarin broadcasts at...