Tag: Macau

Chen-An Lin and Yaxi Zhu Become PokerStars Team Pros to Represent Asian Market

PokerStars announces that two new poker players from Asia have joined Team PokerStars Pro in Taiwan's Chen-An Lin from and China's Yaxi Zhu.

Hong Kong's Galaxy Entertainment Sets Eyes on Europe with Monte Carlo Investment

Hong Kong's Galaxy Entertainment Group is venturing outside of Asia by making an investment in the Europe market.

Inside Gaming: Nevada, Macau Revenue Declines; Frissora’s First Earnings Call as Caesars CEO

Nevada and Macau both report monthly revenue declines, MGM denies plans to sell The Mirage, and Caesars' new CEO Mark Frissora reports second quarter gains.

Melco Crown To Open New $3.2 Billion Casino in Macau Despite Declining Visitors

Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. announced a plans to open a new $3.2 billion casino on October 27.

Inside Gaming: Smoking Ban Might Hurt Macau, Judge Won’t Unseal Records in Sands Case, Boston Taking On Wynn

A bill to ban smoking in gaming venues might further hurt Macau, and in different lawsuits the Sands and Wynn Resorts face allegations of mob connections.

Inside Gaming: Frissora New Caesars CEO, Macau Down Again, Mickelson in the Rough

Mark Frissora takes over as CEO for Caesars, Macau's gaming revenue is down again, and golfer Phil Mickelson is linked to a federal money laundering case.

Phil Ivey Arrives at the 2015 WSOP: "I Care About Bracelets, But Duty Calls"

Phil Ivey arrived at the 2015 WSOP Sunday, taking a seat in the $111,111 High Roller for ONE DROP and telling PokerNews the allure of big cash games have kept him away from the bracelet hunt.

Inside Gaming: Groups Move to Unseal Records in Las Vegas Sands Case, Allege Organized Crime Connections

MGM-Wynn merger rumor, records in a lawsuit involving Las Vegas Sands allege organized crime connections, and the IRS wants to change gambling tax laws.

Case Dismissed: High-Stakes Player and Businessman Paul Phua Wins Legal Battle

Eleven months after Malaysian businessman and poker player Paul Phua was arrested for illegal betting, a judge has decided to dismiss the case.

Liang Yu Wins 2015 PokerStars.net APPT9 Macau High Roller Event for HK$2,492,500

Liang Yu topped a field of 75 participants to win the 2015 PokerStars.net APPT9 Macau High Roller Event for HK$2,492,500.

2015 PokerStars.net APPT Macau $100K High Roller: O'Dwyer Leads Final 30

Steve O'Dwyer leads the final 30 of the 2015 PokerStars.net APPT Macau Main Event $100K High Roller, which attracted 75 players on Day 1.

2015 PokerStars.net APPT Macau Main Event Day 3: Yat Wai Cheng Leads the Final Table

Yat Wai Cheng leads the final table of the 2015 Asia Pacific Poker Tour Macau Main Event at PokerStars LIVE Macau at City of Dreams.

2015 PokerStars.net APPT Macau Main Event Day 2: Fu Leads Final 41 While O'Dwyer Falls

Day 2 of the APPT Macau HK$25,000 Main Event ended with 41 players still in contention. XiaoHua Fu leads the pack with 724,000.

2015 PokerStars.net APPT Macau Main Event Day 1b: Jia Liang Jumps Into the Lead

Along with the 207 players from Day 1a of the APPT Macau HK$25,000 Main Event , the 286 entries of Day 1b created an overall field of 493 entrants.

Sheng Sun Wins 2015 PokerStars.net APPT Season 9 Macau $50K Freezeout for HK$997,100

Sheng Sun topped a field of 81 entrants to win the 2015 PokerStars.net APPT Season 9 Macau $50K Freezeout for HK$997,100 (USD$128,598)

2015 PokerStars.net APPT Macau Main Event Day 1a: Yao Finishes as Chip Leader

Leading the pack at the end of 2015 PokerStars.net APPT Macau Main Event Day 1a is China’s Zhifeng Yao with 174,700 in chips.

2015 PokerStars.net APPT Season 9 Macau $50K Freezeout: Sheng Sun as 26 Advance

Day 1 of inaugural Asia Pacific Poker Tour HK$50,000 Freezeout saw a field of 81 entrants take to the felt at the PokerStars LIVE Macau at City of Dreams.

Phil Ivey, Johnny Chan, and Tom Dwan Attend Poker King Club Macau Grand Opening

Phil Ivey, Johnny Chan and Tom Dwan were among those to attend the grand opening of the Poker King Club at The Venetian Macau.

Macau Casino Revenues Expected to Continue to Decline

The trend of decline revenues for Macau's casinos is expected to continue.

Macau Casinos Experience Worst Month Since September 2012

Revenues and visitors at Macau continue to decline in March.

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