China’s ongoing love affair with gambling

| May 29th, 2014

It was recently reported that Macau’s gambling industry is seven times bigger than Vegas.

That’s quite a large sum of money, especially when you consider that Vegas makes $6.5 billion a year – Macau, however, China’s gambling capital, has trumped all other hot casino destinations around the world by announcing revenues of 360 billion patacas, or $45 billion. That’s a 20% rise on last year.

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Snooker World Championship, Chinese open winner Ding Junhui already out

| May 9th, 2014

[Ding Junhui at Snooker German Masters]

The city of Sheffield in England is famous for its steelworks and trams, but is also the setting for the World Championship of snooker which is currently in full flow. The tournament remains the most prestigious ranking event in snooker, with many of the top players showing their skills and repertoire at the table in the hope of going all the way to the final to win huge prize money, and gain valuable ranking points […]Read more…