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Teach youths about risks of excessive gambling: experts

International News Brief: International studies show youths are two to four times more susceptible to problem gambling compared to adults.

Genting in full control of Singapore casino

International News Brief: Genting International gained full control of a $3.4 billion casino project here after shareholders yesterday approved plans to buy a 25 per cent stake of sister firm Star Cruises.

Genting gets Singapore approval

International News Brief: The Singapore government on April 16 gave gambling firm Genting International Plc the go-ahead to build a casino, following extended probity checks after the group announced links with Macau tycoon Stanley Ho.

Genting to buy Star Cruise's stake in project

International News Brief: Genting International said on late on March 27 it would buy sister firm Star Cruises's 25% stake in their joint Singapore casino project for S$255 million.

Singapore casinos need to clear hurdles

International News Brief: The Home Affairs Ministry reiterates that casino operators in Singapore's two integrated resorts will have to clear suitability checks.

Star Cruises withdraws from Singapore venture

International News Brief: Genting International said sister firm Star Cruises would withdraw from a $3.4 billion Singapore casino venture, leaving the gaming company in full control.

Singapore resort can proceed

International News Brief: Genting International and Star Cruises will be able to proceed with the development of the integrated resort at Sentosa.

Adelson: Asia has room for more casinos

International News Brief: Backed by growing economic affluence, Asia has room for eight to 10 Las Vegas-style strips offering gaming and entertainment facilities, US casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson said yesterday.

LV Sands breaks ground on Singapore resort

Las Vegas Sands Corp. formally broke ground on a $3.6 billion Marina Bay Sands on Thursday on the island-nation of Singapore, but company officials said construction costs might rise.

Las Vegas Sands marks Singapore project milestone

Singapore’s Minister for National Development and senior executives of Las Vegas Sands will mark the rising of the LVS Singapore integrated resort project onsite with guests and media.

Genting increases stake in Singapore project

International News Brief: Genting International plc has increased its investment in the joint venture Resorts World At Sentosa Pte Ltd.

Singapore questions casino deal

nternational News Brief: Singapore's government is questioning a tie-up between Genting International, which won one of the two casino licences in the city-state, and casino mogul Stanley Ho.

Nevadan at work: From Strip to Singapore, real estate exec helps buyers find places on map

The Singapore government last year asked CB Richard Ellis Executive Vice President John Knott and his Global Gaming Group team to affix values to the two land parcels the city-state proposed as casino destinations.

Genting wins second Singapore license

News Brief: Malaysian gambling and leisure group Genting Bhd. has won the licence to build and run Singapore's second casino resort, the city-state said on Friday.

Genting confident in Singapore Bid

International News Brief: Genting Bhd is confident of winning Singapore's second casino licence and expects an announcement on the winning bid this week, said president, chairman and chief executive Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay.

Packer a longshot for Singapore bid

International News Brief: James Packer's Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd is facing an uphill battle to win the right to Singapore's second casino.

Kerzner reveals funding plans

International News Brief: Kerzner International Ltd, one of three bidders for Singapore's second casino-resort, said it would fund the US$3.4 billion proposal through debt and equity if it wins the concession.

Packer casino adds Pele to team

International News Brief: James Packer's $4.7 billion Singapore casino bid is offering to set up a soccer school run by football star Pele, and to create a reef designed by the grandson of Jacques Cousteau.

Singapore gaming: Island dreams

Mark Advent, the man behind the New York-New York megaresort on the Strip that helped change the face of Las Vegas, is hoping to bring some of his creativity to Singapore.

Eighth Wonder proposal revealed

Eighth Wonder, a Las Vegas casino developer vying to build Singapore's second casino-resort, Tuesday unveiled its proposal which included wedding pavilions designed by Vera Wang and a soccer stadium named after soccer legend Pele.

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