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What is a Casino Junket? We Explain.

There’s been a lot of press recently about the continuing decline of the gambling market from its heady highs in Macau. Casino revenue is down in the territory for the 15th straight month in a row, and this is...
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The History of Land based Casinos

While the history of remote and online gambling has been limited to just 21 years, the story of bricks and mortar gambling stretches back for centuries. This type of gambling has been a part of human history and civilisation...
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Trouble in Macau?

Is the Macau dream over? The former Portuguese enclave- now a huge casino hub, is certainly seeing a drop in numbers. Shares in Macau’s 2 biggest casino operators have been heading lower as gamblers from China slash their spending. Baccarat is...
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How do you Get Casino Comp Points and Freebies?

The casino market is a competitive one- both online and in the real world (ie physical casinos with bricks and mortar- you do remember the real world don´t you?). And we do love a freebie, so this section is...
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Tycoons Still Making Big Bets on Casinos in Asia

Since we have been to Macau quite a few times (we love Hong Kong), and have travelled extensively in Asia, we are always interested to see what is going on in the casino world in South-East Asia. It´s almost...

Macau Set its Sights on China's Middle Classes

The plan is changing in Macau (or Macao, or however you want to spell it). In what looks like a maturing of the market in the Asian gambling town, the former Portuguese territory is targeting the burgeoning Chinese middle...
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Real Money Gambling Coming to China (Well a Hainan Casino Anyway)

There is plenty of gambling going on in China of course over in Macau- but this former Portuguese colony is a Special Administrative Region like Hong Kong, and sits outside mainland China, as far as the law is concerned....
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Wynn Macau 2012 Q4 Profit was down 18% versus Q4 2011

Las Vegas billionaire Steve Wynn’s casino in China, Wynn Macau, saw its quarterly net profit slump by 18% which experts attributed to Wynn’s targeting of high-rollers who get exclusive casino bonuses, which make a a big % of players...
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What Should I Wear to The Casino? Trashy or Glamourous?

OK- you might not have struck you as a fashion blog, but we keep getting asked this question, so it’s time to address it. And we have been to quite a few casinos, so if nothing else- here’s our...

Gambling in Taiwan? Casinos in Matsu.

Well, first we had Macau (which is now the world’s biggest casino town having overtaken Las Vegas). The we had Singapore (of Marina Bay Sands fame) which has been a huge success. And we have had plans for casinos...