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Tag: Macau

MGM China to Invest Almost $200 Million in MGM Macau Upgrades

MGM China announced its plans to invest $194 million to upgrade MGM Macau.

Imperial Pacific Plans to Build a $3 Billion Casino Resort Complex in Saipan

Asian junket operator, Imperial Pacific International Holdings Limited, plans to build a $3 billion casino resort after receiving a 25-year license from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

China's Zhenru Xie Wins Macau Poker Cup 21 Red Dragon Main Event for HK$1,667,000

China's Zhenru Xie won the third-largest Macau Poker Cup Red Dragon, receiving a HK$1,667,000 first-place prize along with a Slyde 'Titanium' design watch.

Success in Manila: Solaire's Parent Company Posts Record Profits

Bloomberry Resorts Corp., the parent company of Manila's Solaire Resort and Casino, recorded record quarterly and half-year profits.

Ivey and Cates Post $2 Million Bail to Secure Release of Richard and Wai Kin Yong

Phil Ivey and Daniel Cates post a combined $2 million in bail for Richard and Wai Kin Yong, who were being detained on illegal gambling charges.

Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl Post $2.5 Million Bail, But Fail to Free Paul Phua and Son

Phil Ivey and Andrew Robl post $2.5 million in bail for Paul Phua and his son, but U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement step in.

SLYDE Returns As Official Watch Sponsor of the EPT; Partners with APPT

Luxury Swiss watch brand SLYDE to return as official watch sponsor of upcoming EPT season, plus partners with the APPT for current season.

High-Stakes Poker Player Paul Phua Arrested in Illegal World Cup Betting Raid

Paul Phua, a wealthy Chinese high-stakes poker player, was arrested in Las Vegas for his alleged involvement in an illegal World Cup betting ring.

Inside Gaming: Macau Revenue Down, a Spanish Study, and Showboat Casino Hotel to Close

In this edition of Inside Gaming, Macau experiences a decline in gaming revenue for the first time in five years, Spain studies online gambling habits of its citizens, and another Atlantic City casino announces it will close.

Inside Gaming: Revel Casino in Trouble, Macau Growth Slows, and Portugal's Prospects

Atlantic City's Revel Casino is in trouble, Macau is experiencing a sluggish spring, and online gaming may be coming soon to Portugal in this week's Inside Gaming.

Melco Crown Entertainment to Build Massive Casino Complex at Barcelona World

Melco Crown and Hard Rock are among the companies investing is what is going to be Europe's biggest leisure and entertainment center.

APPT Reveals Schedule for 2014 Asia Championship of Poker

The Asia Pacific Poker Tour released schedule information for the 2014 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP), a series of 21 tournaments at PokerStars LIVE Macau.

JJ Liu Wins 2014 PokerStars.net APPT Macau High Roller for HK$1,420,000

JJ Liu wins the 2014 PokerStars.net APPT Macau High Roller for HK$1,420,000.

China's Jiajun Liu Wins 2014 PokerStars.net APPT Macau Main Event for HK$2,776,000

Chinese player Jiajun Liu emerged victorious in the 2014 PokerStars.net Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Macau Main Event for an impressive HK$2,776,000.

2014 PokerStars.net APPT Macau Main Event Day 3: "The Croc" Headlines Final Table

The final table of the 2014 PokerStars.net Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Macau Main Event is set with Billy "The Croc" Argyros headlining.

2014 PokerStars.net APPT Macau Main Event Day 2: 51 Left with Demicki Leading

Just 51 players remain after Day 2 of the PokerStars.net Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Macau Main Event. Daniel Demicki leads the way.

Inside Gaming: Smoking to be Banned in Macau, Two Withdraw from New York, and More

Inside Gaming examines Macau's pending smoking ban, two $1 million refunds in New York, and more.

2014 PokerStars.net APPT Macau Main Event Day 1b: Peter Chan Leads; 206 Return on Day 2

Peter Ping San Chan led the way after after Day 1b of the 2014 PokerStars.net Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Macau Main Event.

2014 PokerStars.net APPT Macau Main Event Day 1a: Box Xie Leads, Johnny Chan Out

Bo “Box” Xie leads after Day 1a of the 2014 PokerStars.net Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Macau Main Event.

Inside Gaming: Japan's Olympic Window Closing; New York Sets the Price for Casinos

Inside Gaming: Japan's window for casino development prior to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo is closing, and more.

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