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Macau's 'gambling godfather' dies

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Macau's 'gambling godfather' dies

Macau's 'gambling godfather' dies

Stanley Ho transformed the former Portuguese colony near Hong Kong into the world's largest gambling hub.

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Casinos Face New Safety Measures [Video]

Casinos Face New Safety Measures

Wynn Resorts has called on Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak to begin to reopen the Las Vegas Strip in mid- to late May. Wynn’s Macau casinos reopened on Feb. 20 after a mandatory, industry-wide two-week closure. Reuters reports Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox says extensive safety measures will be in place. That is, assuming the state is in line with certain benchmarks around the spread of the coronavirus.

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Macau gambling king Stanley Ho dies aged 98 [Video]

Macau gambling king Stanley Ho dies aged 98

Macau gambling king Stanley Ho, who built a business empire from scratch in the former Portuguese colony and became one of Asia's richest men, died peacefully at the age of 98. Ryan Brooks reports.

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For Chinese Dissidents, Detractors, Hong Kong Is Now A Danger Zone

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