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Harrah's, Keppel Land Invited to Submit Singapore Proposal

Harrah's Asia Pte Ltd., and Keppel Land, Ltd., have been invited by the Singapore Tourism Board to submit joint proposals for two integrated resorts in the Republic of Singapore.

Merrill Lynch: Singapore Casinos Could Generate $2 Billion

International News Brief: The casinos in the two integrated resorts in Singapore could generate revenue of as much as $2 billion a year.

From First Glance, Las Vegas Held Allure for Wynn

The real Steve Wynn is a street fighter who has had to orchestrate comebacks from calamities that would have flattened lesser operators.

Wynn Resorts for Singapore License Bid

Wynn Resorts has been notified by the Singapore Tourism Board that it has qualified to participate in the Request for Proposal for an Integrated Resort that will be issued by the Singapore Government in the second quarter of 2005.

MGM Mirage Invited to Submit Proposal for Singapore Casino

MGM Mirage reports that it, along with its partner CapitaLand, has been invited by the Singapore government to submit a joint proposal for an integrated resort complex in the Marina Bayfront.

Legislator: Hong Kong Should Allow Casinos

International News Brief: The government should consider allowing the establishment of casinos mixed with hotel and convention facilities to boost Hong Kong's tourism industry, according to a legislator.

New Century Eliminated from Singapore Casino Hopefuls

International News Brief: Singapore has eliminated at least one Hong Kong bidder from the competition to open a casino resort in the city state.

Infotech Firms to Profit from Singapore Casinos

International News Brief: Specialist infotech firms offering niche solutions for casino operators could hit the jackpot once the two integrated resorts come up in Singapore.

Tabcorp Teams Up with Village Roadshow

International News Brief: Tabcorp is expected to team up with Village Roadshow for the next round of proposals for Singapore's two casino and resort projects which could be valued at more than $5 billion.

Analysts: Singapore Casinos Won't Cut Macau Gaming Revenue

International News Brief: Singapore, which lifted its ban on casinos this week, probably won't cut gaming revenue at Macau because the cities are vying for different markets, analysts such as Karen Tang say.

Thailand Won't Legalize Casinos

News Brief: Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra said yesterday the government was not ready to think about legalising casinos in Thailand since it had many other problems that needed tackling more urgently.

Asia Bets on Las Vegas-Style Casinos

International News Brief: Several Asian countries are easing restrictions on casinos, taking a bet that Las Vegas-style gambling halls will attract more tourists and create jobs.

MGM Mirage Announces Big Plans for Macau Casinos

MGM Mirage said today the government of Macau has granted a subconcession to a joint venture with business partner Pansy Ho Chiu-king to build a $975 million casino resort in the Chinese province.

Gambling Ring Busted, Couple Held

International News Brief: A Malaysian couple were receiving stakes of up to RM30,000 per day in their illegal betting operation.

Singapore Tourism School to Train Casino Workers

International News Brief: Tourism Academy at Sentosa begins training second year students of the Hospitality and Tourism Diploma course from Temasek Polytechnic to fill the 35,000 jobs that will be created by Singapore’s new casino resorts.

Gambling Beyond Nevada: Casinos OK'd in Singapore

Singapore announced Monday that it would allow construction of a pair of Las Vegas-style casinos, giving two gaming operators a potential for a significant revenue jump by the end of the decade.

Analysts Optimistic About Singapore Casino Prospects

International News Brief: Most analysts and industry watchers are decidedly bullish over the economic prospects and spin-offs an integrated casino resort will bring to Singapore, although social costs are still hard to quantify.

MGM Mirage Granted of Macau Subconcession to Joint Venture

MGM Mirage reports that its joint venture partnership with Pansy Ho Chiu-king has been granted a subconcession which allows the partnership to develop and operate hotel and casino resorts in Macau.

Singapore Sets Up Problem Gambling Framework

International News Brief: The Government will set up a comprehensive national framework to tackle problem gambling in Singapore.

Singapore Paves Way for Las Vegas Firms to Compete for Licenses

Singapore scrapped a four-decade ban on casinos to boost tourism, clearing the way for companies including Las Vegas Sands Corp., Wynn Resorts Ltd., Harrah's Entertainment Inc. and MGM Mirage to compete for the right to build two entertainment complexes in the city.

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