Tag Archives: wan kuok-koi
- ‘Bitter, unsuccessful’ US union boss questions Wynn links to Macau junket
May 16, 2014
A director of a US trade union has accused Macau gaming regulators and casino operator Wynn Resorts of insufficiently investigating a junket operator's alleged links to triad members. Jeffrey Fiedler (pictured), director of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), sent a letter to Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau...
- “Significant doubt” over junket operator Amax Holdings’ ability to carry on
August 4, 2013
Troubled Macau junket operator Amax Holdings has admitted it has “significant doubt about the group’s ability to continue as a going concern.” The admission came in the Hong Kong-listed company’s annual report, which revealed a loss of HKD 39.4m (US $5m) for the 12 months ending March 31, 2013. As...
- Return of ‘Broken Tooth’ Koi prompts questions about ‘VIP Promoter’ status
July 31, 2013
Macau’s gaming regulations are coming under increased scrutiny following news of the imminent return of former triad leader ‘Broken Tooth’ Koi to the special administrative region’s VIP casino business. Having served over 14 years of a 15-year sentence for loansharking, criminal association and illegal gambling, former 14k triad leader Wan...
- ‘Broken Tooth’ Koi plans return to Macau’s VIP gaming room business
July 20, 2013
Wan Kuok-koi, aka ‘Broken Tooth Koi,’ the former triad leader who was released from Macau’s Coloane Prison in December after serving over 14 years on loansharking, criminal association and illegal gambling charges, is planning a return to Macau's VIP gambling business. Wan told Hong Kong’s Next magazine that “of course”...
- Studio City reassured on casino; Broken Tooth to open three VIP gaming rooms
January 18, 2013
Macau’s government has answered (sort of) the longstanding question of whether the Studio City resort casino currently under construction on the Cotai Strip will actually be allowed to offer gambling. Ever since Melco Crown Entertainment acquired the rights to the project in 2011, the government has been saying there were...
- Is China’s purge of Bo Xilai behind recent detentions of Macau junket operators?
December 4, 2012
There have been no further sightings of 14K triad boss Wan ‘Broken Tooth’ Kwok-koi since his release from prison on Saturday morning. The Hong Kong Standard reported that the media staked out the Galaxy Macau hotel on Saturday afternoon while Wan was inside having lunch with his family, but Wan...
AGTech inks online lottery deal with China’s Alipay
March 24, 2017
Huobi wants Chinese bitcoin users to explain source of funds
March 22, 2017