Gaming | Once near death, Tropicana now No. 2 casino in Atlantic City

Ten years ago, Atlantic City’s Tropicana casino was on the verge of death, having been stripped of its casino license after its then-owners laid off vast swaths

Singapore | Home tax hike not a market cooling move, minister says

Singapore’s tax increase on home purchases exceeding SGD1 million (USD758,960) is aimed at making duties more equitable rather than imposing an additional property curb, said

Corporate Bits | MGM Cotai marks first CNY at property

MGM Cotai has held a Lion Dance Blessing Ceremony to celebrate its first Chinese New Year, kicking off with a traditional lion eye-dotting ritual and lion

Corporate Bits | Sands china holds ceremony to welcome CNY

Sands China welcomed the Year of the Dog with traditional cultural ceremonies at its properties on Saturday, with company executives participating in the annual tradition.

Emerging markets | South Africa in the spotlight as Brazil introduces pension reforms

With a shortened week in the U.S. and China, emerging markets may provide some of the best clues to whether stocks can extend their strongest rally since

Indonesia eyes European, US oil giants for investment bids

Indonesia will hold roadshows in the U.S. and Europe later this month to lure investments from the world’s top energy companies as the former OPEC member seeks

Soros emerges from Caesars casino bankruptcy with 4.9 percent holding

Billionaire George Soros’s family office became one of the top stakeholders in Caesars Entertainment Corp. in the wake of an October bankruptcy court reorganization. Soros Fund

African coffee output may almost double in five years

African coffee output could almost double in the next five years as some countries boost plantings and make farming more productive, according to the African

Real Estate Matters | How the Chinese New Year affects the real estate market

The real estate market is just that – a marketplace. Sometimes there are lots of people and hustle and bustle and you see many goods and money switching

Corporate Bits | CTM concludes fundraising campaign

CTM has concluded its fundraising campaigns for “Walk For A Million,” raising a total amount of MOP40,430 from over 1,200 donations. Held across November and

Analysis | Who’s going to fix Wynn Resorts? Not its board

Is there a corporate board in the U.S. worse than the one at Wynn Resorts Ltd.? It took two weeks for chairman and chief

European officials: Virtual currencies are no way to pay

European finance officials are underlining their skepticism toward digital currencies like bitcoin, saying they are risky for investors and inefficient as a way to pay for

Gaming | Long-stalled Vegas casino-resort gets new life

The Fontainebleau is no more. Call it The Drew Las Vegas. The hulking, bluish casino-resort, which has sat unfinished on the Las Vegas Strip since 2009

CNY | Bullet trains are transforming the world’s biggest migration

China already has the globe’s longest bullet-train network, but it’s plowing 3.5 trillion yuan (USD556 billion) into expanding its railway system by 18 percent over the

Steve Wynn is out but Vegas is still a tough town for women

The jobs were advertised as some of the best in Las Vegas: collect big tips while dealing blackjack on the Strip. But inside the casino “party

Corporate Bits | Sands China implements paid paternity leave

Sands China is implementing a paid paternity leave policy for eligible team members, effective from February 16, the gaming operator announced in a statement yesterday.

Ask The Vet | Canine Distemper Virus 

Its viral season in Macau and for many years canine distemper virus was the most feared of the viral diseases affecting dogs. Parvovirus may have surpassed it in this

Millennials’ spending weighed down by student debt, expert warns

Millennials’ spending habits have been driving business leaders crazy - but not because the youngest generation in the workforce is irresponsible with their cash.

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