Tag Archives: Forbes
- Qtum’s Patrick Dai named to Forbes’ “30 under 30” list
July 25, 2017
Co-founder recognized for work in consumer technology SINGAPORE — The Qtum Foundation, developer of a blockchain platform for smart contracts, is pleased to announce that co-founder Patrick Dai has been named to the Chinese edition of Forbes magazine’s “30-under-30” list of young innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders. Dai, also known as...
- Sheldon Adelson loses $622m, likely under the sofa cushions
March 22, 2017
Sheldon Adelson, the irascible chairman/CEO of casino operator Las Vegas Sands, has topped all gambling executives on Forbes’ latest list of the world’s fattest fat cats. According to the official top-2,043 billionaires list published this week, Adelson’s net worth is around $30.4b, good enough for 20th position on the 2017...
- Wynn v. Chanos slander suit dismissed with prejudice; Wynn gets Girls Gone Wild cash
March 4, 2015
Wynn Resorts casino magnate Steve Wynn’s defamation lawsuit against hedge fund manager Jim Chanos has been dismissed with prejudice. Wynn filed suit in September following comments Chanos made at a panel discussion at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism last April. Chanos, who manages the Kynikos Associates fund, told attendees...
- Melco Crown wins Forbes awards; SunCity VIP room in Wynn Macau to open soon
February 13, 2015
Melco Crown Entertainment may have experienced a decline in net revenue in the fourth quarter of 2014 but at least it received some good news after two of its properties, Altira Macau and Crown Towers, became the recipients of the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Awards. The two properties have become...
- What Poker Players Can Learn From Expert Businesses
November 12, 2014
Inspired by a Forbes article "What Can Businesses Learn From Expert Poker Players?" Lee Davy turns it around and takes a look at what poker players can learn from businesses? Whilst sifting through cyber space, searching for something to write about, I stumbled across a piece by Dan Matthews in...
- Philippines’ richest people share casino ties
August 29, 2014
Three of the five richest Filipinos named by Forbes magazine share something in common other than their fat bank accounts. Henry Sy (1st), Enrique Razon Jr. (3rd), and Andrew Tan (4th) are all involved in the blossoming casino industry in the Philippines. For the seventh year in a row, Henry...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017