Tag Archives: melco crown
- Champions League Review: Atletico Make The Final
May 4, 2016
Atletico Madrid will face Real Madrid or Man City in the final of the Champions League after eliminating Bayern Munich on away goals courtesy of an Antoine Griezmann strike at the Allianz Arena. Atletico Madrid will face Real Madrid or Manchester City in the final of the Champions League at...
- Melco Crown turns to tech to drive banned customers away from its casinos
February 15, 2016
Lawrence Ho’s Melco Crown Entertainment is reportedly stepping up its technology game to prevent banned players from re-entering its casinos. The casino operator is the first in Macau to install a specialized face recognition technology developed by German biometric firm Cognitec. The system, called FaceVAC-VideoScan, is capable of detecting people’s...
- A Year in Casinos: CalvinAyre.com’s Most Read Casino Stories of 2015
December 29, 2015
Resignations. Comebacks. Massive Employment Opportunities. For the casino industry, particularly in Asia, 2015 was a year of dramatic change. In this end-of-the-year section, we look back on the six most read headlines in the past 12 months. Proxy betting and the Manila casinos With no end in sight to Macau’s...
- James Packer snaps up more stake in Crown Resorts
November 12, 2015
It’s an opportunity billionaire James Packer couldn’t afford to miss. The mogul is boosting his stake in the Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd. by 3 percentage points, the company announced in a filing to the Australian Securities Exchange. Packer’s ordinary shares is now at 386 million, up by nearly...
- Melco Keeps the Prize of Relatively Safe By Comparison
June 16, 2015
Those who read this column know I have a tendency to paranoia on a bearish tilt. Still, when I see a good company I point it out. I’ve always had a soft spot for Melco Crown (MPEL), and though I don’t think it is a particularly good buy right now,...
- Brean Isn’t Doing So Well After Its Bullish Macau Call
May 12, 2015
The decline is relentless. It was in late March that Brean Capital put its reputation on the line and made a bullish call on Macau stocks. It had a $174 target on Wynn from $132. Wynn is now at $114, nearly cut in half from its highs. It called for...
Ask not where bitcoin will be tomorrow, but 10 years from now
September 19, 2017