Wed, 27 Feb 2019 18:00
Chinese man arrested with 1kg of ketamine
A 47-year-old Chinese man was arrested at Chiang Rai's Mae Fah Luang Airport on Wednesday with 1kg of powdered ketamine, which he had allegedly smuggled from the area near Kings Romans Casino in Laos that is part of the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone. He was allegedly intending to fly on to Hanoi with the package.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 15:44
Poipet casino in flames, gamblers evacuated through thick smoke
At least 10 people, mostly Chinese, were wounded during a big fire at an 18floor casino building in the bordertown of Poipet in Cambodia’s Banteay Meanchay province late on Monday night.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 00:00
Blaze breaks out at casino building in Cambodia
At least two people were injured on Monday night when a big fire engulfed a 15-floor casino building in Cambodia's border town.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:30
12 Thais arrested trying to re-enter kingdom illegally after gambling losses
Twelve Thai nationals, who reportedly lost all money in gambling at a casino in Cambodian border town of Poipet and failed to retrieve their Thai passports from a creditor there, were arrested while trying to cross a border fence into Thailand in Sa Kaew's Aranyaprathet district on Wednesday.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 10:52
Disney, Fox sued over theme park in Malaysia
The Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox were hit with a billion-dollar lawsuit in Los Angeles on Monday by a Malaysian casino operator alleging the studios had walked away from a project to build a theme park near the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:50
Chinese casino tycoon 'missing' as stocks plunge
Shares in an Asian casino operator plunged in Hong Kong on Friday as it said its tycoon head had gone missing, the latest setback for the firm after a project in Manila had been stopped.
Tue, 29 May 2018 01:00
‘Drugged’ Thai student rescued from clutches of Poi Pet casino loan-sharks
A 20-YEAR-OLD Thai student has been rescued from a group alleged to have lured her to gamble at a casino in the Cambodian border town of Poi Pet early this month before detaining her over a high-interest gambling debt.
Thu, 17 May 2018 13:58
Chinese man arrested after scaling wall from Cambodia
A Chinese man claiming to flee for his life from a casino in Poipet was arrested on Thursday in Sa Kaew.
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:00
Fiercer rivalry looms for Singapore’s casinos
GIVEN THE INCREASINGLY complex gaming landscape in Singapore, there is a need to consider greater consolidation of casino regulatory functions, said Second Minister for Manpower and Home Affairs Josephine Teo.
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:05
At the crossroads of East and West
Glittering casinos meet old-world traditions in Macao
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:00
Genting misses slice of Wynn Resorts
MALAYSIA-based Genting has lost out to Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment to take up a stake in Wynn Resorts following the exit of former chief executive Steve Wynn, according to reports.
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 01:00
Gambling-mad Japan could get badly burned by legalised casinos
With Japan about to legalise casinos, the government is seeking ways to tame an explosion of gambling that could be worth $40 billion a year. Tokyo aims to pass a bill on gambling resorts during the current Diet session, making it possible to open casinos in the next two years.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:00
Let’s pull the plug on casino capitalism
If you wonder why the stock market shoots up and down, when the underlying economy and company results change only slowly, the answer is because it is a casino.
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 07:49
US hits notorious Laos casino with sanctions
The US Treasury Tuesday placed the notorious Kings Romans Casino in the Golden Triangle region of Laos on its organized crime sanctions blacklist, calling it a hub of trafficking in humans, drugs and protected animals.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00
Next destination for high rollers
With a $200-million investment, the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is now in the hands of Ac Ocean Walk and will be renamed the Ocean Resort Casino in a nod to the famed boardwalk and ocean views from its 1,399 rooms.