The Highs and Lows of China’s High Rollers

Al Jazeera’s Witness this week features a documentary about gambling addicts in Hong Kong. High/Low follows two Hong Kong locals who have lost money, pride, and the trust of loved ones around them.  Michael, an older man, lost...

British Aircraft Carrier to Become Hong Kong Casino?

Having been decommissioned in March due to defence cuts, Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal may become a floating casino off Hong Kong, according to The Sun: Defence chiefs are said to be considering the proposal of...

Casino Brings Vegas to Macau – Geoffrey A. Fowler

From the Wall Street Journal: The Venetian resort and casino that opened here yesterday offers the same faux canals and Italian gondoliers that American visitors can find in the Las Vegas original. But the Chinese touches at the opening ceremony made it clear that this $2.4 billion Venetian was built for a very different audience. […]



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