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Marina Bay Sands Agreement Signed

The development of The Marina Bay Sands integrated resort was given a formal kick-start as Las Vegas Sands Corp. and the Singapore Tourism Board signed the official Development Agreement today.

Macau Casino Tax Revenues Up

nternational News Brief: The government of the Macau Special Administrative Region has collected 10.81 billion patacas in direct gaming taxes in the first seven months of the year, a year-on-year rise of 13.7 percent.

Vietnamese Transport Official Bet $1.53 Million in 2005

International News Brief: Police have completed their probe into a multi-million dollar gambling case and concluded the director of a state road-building agency bet away US$1.53 million on football via three bookmakers in 2005.

South Korean Government Accused in Gambling Scandal

International News Brief: South Korea’s largest opposition Grand National Party on Monday suggested that a number of governing camp leaders have been involved in a video gambling scandal.

Oro City Group Supports Casino

nternational News Brief: Members of the Cagayan de Oro Chamber of Commerce and Industry Foundation Inc. have expressed their support for the establishment of a casino in the Filipino city.

Chips Down as Ho Feels Foreign Influx

International News Brief: In frank comments widely quoted in Hong Kong this week, Mr Ho grumbled about the pressure he was feeling from Sheldon Adelson's Macau Sands.

Analyst: Local Macau Casinos to Benefit from Growth

International News Brief: Local casinos like Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. will be the biggest beneficiaries of growth in Macau's high-roller market despite competition from U.S. operators, a CIMB analyst said Tuesday.

Bollywood Star Inaugurates Nepal's Newest Casino

International News Brief: Bollywood star Urmila Matondkar inaugurated the Casino Shangrila, the newest addition of gaming facility in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Down But Not Out, Lebanon Casino and Cabarets Battle On

International News Brief: The show must go on has long been the motto of the Casino du Liban nestled on a hill on the tip of the Bay of Junieh, Lebanon.

Jeff Simpson Says It Would Be A Mistake To Ignore Wynn Resorts As A Player In Japan

A lot has been written recently about the potential of Japanese casinos if that government moves to loosen laws that prohibit them.

Macau Expected to Lead by 2007

International News Brief: Macau will leap-frog the world famous Las Vegas Strip as the world's strongest casino market this year, analysts said, predicting its gaming halls will generate 8 billion dollars by 2007.

Wynn Fine-Tuning Details at 600-Room Macau Resort

International News Brief: Steve Wynn has started dress rehearsals for his $1.2 billion Wynn Macau, the second smallest hotel-casino ever built by the Las Vegas developer.

Harrah's, Asian Firm Bid on Casino

News Brief: Harrah's Entertainment and Singapore property firm Keppel Land Ltd. announced Monday that they would submit a joint bid for Singapore's second casino license.

Jeff Simpson Talks to Steve Wynn and Jack Binion About Their Macau Relationship

The Las Vegas casino business threw a couple of curveballs last week. The biggest shocker was Steve Wynn's announcement that he had hired Jack Binion to run Wynn Resorts' international operations.

Wynn Optimistic About Macau Casino

Steve Wynn has started dress rehearsals for his $1.2 billion Wynn Macau, the smallest hotel-casino ever built by the Las Vegas developer.

South Korea Targets Illegal Gambling

nternational News Brief: The National Tax Service yesterday began tax audits on 54 gaming arcades and internet cafes suspected of running illegal gambling.

Japan Eyes Bet on Las Vegas Lure

International News Brief: Japan's ruling party is holding talks with global gaming companies including Las Vegas Sands Corp and Harrah's Entertainment Inc to operate the nation's first casinos after 2010.

Keppel Still in Race for Sentosa Casino

nternational News Brief: Keppel Land Ltd. said it's still in the race to build a casino-resort on Singapore's Sentosa island, contrary to local media reports.

Las Vegas Sands Spends Billions on Macau Project

International News Brief: Las Vegas Sands is planning to invest more than $8 billion in its casino, leisure and convention facilities in Macau and a neighbouring island over the next six years.

Inside Gaming Column: Fuel, Transit Troubles Foreseen in Las Vegas's Future

A selection of news and views from inside the industry this week.

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