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Poor Little Rich Place

Poor Little Rich Place

Macau ranks as the sixth-wealthiest territory in the world as measured by GDP per capita. The trouble is, the spoils of the gaming boom are not being shared evenly ...read more

Perspective Shifts

Perspective Shifts

The world’s six wealthiest territories per capita have been blessed with massive windfall gains of various forms, from abundant oil and gas reserves to an influx ...read more

Asia’s Game Makers … Small? Not Any More

Asia’s Game Makers … Small? Not Any More

While most of the big names were playing the region’s emerging machine gaming markets from the sidelines, a determined group of niche suppliers, most of them locall...read more

Hail Manila

Hail Manila

Following on South Korea, Caesars bids bold for the Philippines — a billion dollars — and an Asia strategy takes shape. ...read more

Faith, Hope and Ho Tram

Faith, Hope and Ho Tram

Vietnam’s first integrated resort has its share of challenges. Chien Lee has $20 million that says they will be overcome. ...read more

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Poor Little Rich Place

Poor Little Rich Place Macau ranks as the sixth-wealthiest territory in the world as measured by GDP per capita. The trouble is, the spoils of the gaming boom are not being shared evenly among its population. Could this lead to a Hong Kong-style social meltdown? Friday, 14 November 2014 08:38

Perspective Shifts

Perspective Shifts The world’s six wealthiest territories per capita have been blessed with massive windfall gains of various forms, from abundant oil and gas reserves to an influx of super wealthy tax exiles in search of glamorous second homes, and, in Macau’s case, a tremendously lucrative monopoly on le... Friday, 14 November 2014 08:36

Asia’s Game Makers … Small? Not Any More

Asia’s Game Makers … Small? Not Any More While most of the big names were playing the region’s emerging machine gaming markets from the sidelines, a determined group of niche suppliers, most of them locally based, stepped up to fill the breach. Lesser-known, perhaps, but just as creative, in many ways more nimble, and certainly aggre... Friday, 14 November 2014 08:34

Hail Manila

Hail Manila Following on South Korea, Caesars bids bold for the Philippines — a billion dollars — and an Asia strategy takes shape. Thursday, 13 November 2014 05:24