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Gambling 101: Macau students get Vegas lesson

University of Macau gaming management students have been in Las Vegas attending workshops at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' International Gaming Institute and touring local gaming properties.

Playboy plans Macau casino

International News Brief: Playboy Enterprises Inc. will open a gaming complex in Macau next year, as China's rising incomes fuel growth in the only place in the country where casinos are legal.

U.S. faces seven compensation claims in WTO online gambling case

Casino City has confirmed that seven compensation claims have been filed against the U.S. in its ongoing WTO online gambling case with Antigua and Barbuda.

Venetian Macau will open on Aug. 28

The $2.4 billion Venetian Macau, the Chinese gaming enclave's largest hotel-casino, will open Aug. 28 after a more than two-year building process, Las Vegas Sands Corp. said Wednesday.

Hotel rooms, restaurants open at Crown Macau

Melco PBL Entertainment confirms that Crown Macau has opened hotel rooms and five restaurants to the public last weekend.

Venetian Macao opening date released

Las Vegas Sands Corp. reports that The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Asia's first fully integrated resort and the anchor property of the company's Cotai Strip development, will open on August 28, 2007.

G2E Asia opens this week

Global Gaming Expo Asia debuts this week at the Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre.

Parañaque casino okayed

International News Brief: A newly formed company has obtained the endorsement of the Department of Tourism to invest P25 billion for the development of a tourism and gaming complex at a reclaimed portion of Manila Bay in Parañaque City.

Wynn orders Macao delays

Wynn Resorts Ltd. said Thursday it was delaying a portion of its expansion plans in Macau because of recent travel restrictions by the Chinese government and the scheduled openings of two large competitors later this year.

All-Japan winner heads to WSOP

Kunihiro Sakamoto bested a field of more than 2,000 players in the inaugural All-Japan Poker Championship presented by SEGA SAMMY Group, an official satellite of the World Series of Poker.

Vietnamese PM wants tighter gambling control

International News Brief: Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has ordered a tighter management of electronic gaming centres and casinos that have been designated only for foreigners and Overseas Vietnamese.

Marriott project planned for Macao

A Marriott-branded hotel will be part of the monumental Macao Studio City with entertainment, retail, gaming and studios complex taking shape in Macao, China.

Genting in full control of Singapore casino

International News Brief: Genting International gained full control of a $3.4 billion casino project here after shareholders yesterday approved plans to buy a 25 per cent stake of sister firm Star Cruises.

Venetian Macau picks GPIC

Gaming Partners International Corporation reports that it has received an order for approximately 1.6 million B&G chips from Las Vegas Sands for its Venetian Macau Resort Hotel.

Melco PBL Gaming, New Cotai Entertainment sign deal

Melco PBL Gaming has signed its services agreement with New Cotai Entertainment Limited to operate the casino portions of the Macau Studio City project that is targeted to open on the Cotai Strip during 2009.

Crown Macau picks GPIC product

Gaming Partners International Corporation has completed and delivered an order from Crown Macau Casino.

Venetian Macao hosts historic tennis match

The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel announced it will play host to a historic match between two of the greatest tennis players of all time.

Everest Poker Japan Cup launched

A series of online and live qualification events, the Everest Poker Japan Cup gives players the opportunity to compete live for a prize package worth $20,000.

LodgeNet chosen for Venetian Macao

LodgeNet Entertainment Corporation has been selected by Las Vegas Sands Corp. as its in-room media and guest experience provider for LVS's flagship Macao property, The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel.

Colorado businesses may play part in Vietnam casino

News Brief: Colorado businesses could help shape the development of a $10 million casino and resort project in Vietnam, one of a number of countries in Asia looking to expand their gambling operations.

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