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Singapore license announced in December

nternational News Brief: The winning bid for a multi-billion-dollar casino complex on Singapore's resort island Sentosa is to be announced in early December, National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan said in remarks published today.

Official: Singapore will thrive

International News Brief: Big US corporations are already operating casino destinations in Macau, and industry leaders say Singapore and China have developed a good strategy to compete.

Architect gives Kernzer the edge

International News Brief: Analysts say reknowned architect, Frank Gehry, gives Kerzner an edge over its two rivals.

Singapore casino details revealed

International News Brief: CapitaLand Ltd and Kerzner International Holdings have decided to name their joint venture "Alantis Sentosa" if they are successful in their bid for a Singapore casino license.

Genting finds lenders

International News Brief: Genting Bhd got five banks to lend close to US$1.5 billion for its proposed Singapore casino project, according to Bloomberg.

Gus Hansen at Betfair Asian Poker event

One of the world’s best poker players, Gus Hansen, will challenge for the Betfair Asian Poker Tour’s inaugural event in Singapore.

PBL shares dip

International News Brief: Publishing & Broadcasting Ltd. shares fell yesterday on the news it has joined a consortium bidding for the second Singapore casino.

Harrah's passes on Singapore bidding

Harrah's Entertainment officially ended its 20-month-long quest to build a casino in the city-state of Singapore, announcing Friday that it would not submit a bid proposal for a site at Sentosa Island.

Three bids expected for second Singapore license

International News Brief: Three consortiums are expected to bid formally on Oct 10 to build and run Singapore's second casino project, a day after giving their proposals to authorities.

Agreement with Eighth Wonder restructured

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. reports a revised agreement in connection with resort developer Eighth Wonder's proposal to build an integrated resort complex on Sentosa Island in Singapore.

Harrah's Entertainment, Keppel Land Release Statement on Singapore Bid

Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. and Keppel Land) today issued a statement regarding the companies' decision not to submit a bid proposal for the Singapore Tourism Board Sentosa Island integrated resort project.

Harrah's Plan for Singapore in Jeopardy?

The first casualty stemming from this week's massive buyout offer for Harrah's Entertainment may be the company's proposal to build a casino in Singapore.

Harrah's Reviews Singapore Bid

International News Brief: Harrah's Entertainment Inc. said on Wednesday it was reviewing its bid for Singapore's second casino resort after it received a $15 billion buyout offer in the United States.

Architect Named for Genting Bid

International News Brief: An architect whose imprint can be found on stainless steel tea kettles around the world, as well as Florida's Walt Disney World Resort, has been unveiled as the creative force behind Genting International's Sentosa bid.

Former NYC Mayor Giuliani is Consultant for Casino Project

International News Brief: Eighth Wonder, one of four bidders vying for Singapore's second casino license, on Sunday said former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is a security consultant for the project.

AFC Official: Legalized Betting will Curb Corruption

International News Brief: A legalised betting system is vital to winning the battle against match-fixing, according to Asian Football Confederation general secretary Peter Velappan.

IR Jackpot Could be Bigger Than Predicted

International News Brief: The Singapore casino windfall could be bigger than anything anybody projected.

WPT Signs with Asian Channels

WPT Enterprises, Inc. has inked pacts with Macau Cable in Macau and MediaCorp in Singapore to air its flagship show, World Poker Tour.

Experts: Japan Gaming Won't Affect Singapore's Resorts

International News Brief: Some market watchers say the emergence of the gaming sector in Japan is not likely have a major impact on Singapore's integrated resorts.

Marina Bay Sands Agreement Signed

The development of The Marina Bay Sands integrated resort was given a formal kick-start as Las Vegas Sands Corp. and the Singapore Tourism Board signed the official Development Agreement today.

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