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Australian gambling resorts bet heavily on tourism

Australian gambling resorts are spending heavily to attract international tourists, but competition from Macau, Singapore and further afield is intense.

Singapore’s gambling on casinos paid off in 2010

SINGAPORE (eTN) - It did not take too long for Singapore to reap the financial benefits of its new casino complexes.

Hawaii legislators kill Waikiki gambling proposal

HONOLULU — Lawmakers in Hawaii have decided not to allow gambling on the isles.

Singapore tourism to get boost from integrated resorts

SINGAPORE — Singapore has been missing that "certain something" as a tourist destination.

New travel restrictions may hamper Macau’s gambling industry

HONG KONG - Macau casino revenue climbed 22.3% in the July-to-September period to a record 31.78 billion patacas ($3.81 billion), the city's Inspection and Coordination Bureau said Wednesday.

Italy’s tourism minister proposes more casinos to boost tourism

MILAN - Italy could get an extra 10-15 luxury casinos if Tourism Minister Vittoria Brambilla's plans go ahead, her spokeswoman said on Thursday.

Putin is calling in the chips on the gambling industry

MOSCOW – Nearly two decades after the Soviet collapse set Russia's roulette wheels spinning again, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is calling in the chips on the gambling industry — a symbol of the

Belize Free Zone and casinos in Corozal closed

Belize’s Ministry of Health this morning held a press conference in Belize to share the following information on the swine flu, which the World Health Organization (WHO) is now referring to as Influ

Cruise ships can run casinos while in Bermuda ports

Cruise ships will be allowed to open late-night casinos in port after Cabinet approved a plan aimed at fighting off increasing competition from rival cruise destinations.The Opposition United Bermuda Party last night attacked the move, which it said had been made without any public consultation and would open the door to gambling on the Island.

Prosecutors raid tourist casinos in Seoul

Seoul prosecutors yesterday raided the headquarters of Grand Korea Leisure, a subsidiary of the state-run Korea Tourism Organization, and foreigner-only casinos in Seoul run by the company.Prosecutors and investigators seized financial documents and computer hard drives from two Seven Luck Casinos and the casino in the Millennium Hilton Seoul and their offices.

Casino tourists bring growth and strain to Macau

Macau — The world's busiest casino town is straining to handle the affections of the world's largest population.