Tag Archives: stanley ho
- Macau’s gambling king Stanley Ho steps down from Shun Tak Holdings
June 26, 2017
After serving the Shun Tak Holdings board for more than four decades, Macau's gambling king Stanley Ho is handing over the reins of the Hong Kong conglomerate he founded to his daughter, Pansy Ho. In a filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the company said the 95-year-old magnate has...
- Former Baha Mar director says CTFE “unsuited to invest in the Bahamas”
October 31, 2016
A former director of the unfinished $3.5b Baha Mar resort casino in the Bahamas says the project’s would-be buyer should be rejected due to its alleged ties to Asian crime groups. In August, Baha Mar’s principal creditor, the Export-Import Bank of China (EXIM), sold the project to a wholly owned...
- Stanley Ho’s nephew guilty of sexual exploitation, cleared of triad charge
March 17, 2016
The nephew of Macau casino icon Stanley Ho has been convicted for his role in a prostitution ring run out of a Macau hotel. On Thursday, Macau’s Court of First Instance sentenced Alan Ho (pictured, in cuffs) to 13 months in prison after finding him guilty of sexual exploitation. However,...
- Macau prostitution sting snares Stanley Ho’s nephew
January 13, 2015
The nephew of Macau casino icon Stanley Ho has been arrested as part of what authorities are calling the largest illegal prostitution ring ever busted in the world’s top gambling hub. (Insert your own ‘ho’ jokes here.) On Saturday, Alan Ho (pictured center), an executive director at the Hotel Lisboa,...
- Crown Sydney casino license demands steering clear of Stanley Ho Greene
November 13, 2014
Australian casino operator Crown Resorts was told to steer clear of Dr. Stanley Ho if it wanted to win its coveted New South Wales casino license. Crown’s proposal to build a $1.5b VIP-focused casino in Sydney’s Barangaroo district was approved earlier this year but only after Crown agreed to have...
- Macau Lunar New Year surge snarls border crossings; Stanley Ho in hospital
February 15, 2013
Hordes of revelers continue to descend on Macau for Lunar New Year celebrations. The Government Tourist Office reported a total of 162k visitors on Tuesday, a 16.4% bump over the same period last year. Visitors from the mainland were up 24.6% to 114k. Thursday brought a further 155k visitors (+7.7%),...
Parisian Macao battling Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak
April 25, 2017
Execs to take on blockchain at iGaming Asia Congress 2017
March 21, 2017