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This post has been corrected and updated, as indicated below.LAS VEGAS – A Hong Kong businessman hit a $70-million court-awarded jackpot Tuesday when a jury agreed that he had helped the casino empire run by billionaire Sheldon Adelson get a gambling foothold in China. This is the second time in five...
Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring Nov. 23 against Oxnard’s Brandon Rios at the Venetian Macao resort, his promoter and lead advisor announced Monday. The welterweight fight will be televised by HBO pay-per-view. Although Pacquiao (54-5-2,...
Mexico's Juan Manuel Marquez has bypassed an immediate fifth fight against Manny Pacquiao to instead square off with world welterweight champion Timothy Bradley of Palm Springs. Calling the planned fight at Las Vegas Thomas and Mack Center on Sept. 14...
DreamWorks Animation has a bunch of cavemen to thank for getting some fresh Wall Street love. Analysts responded positively to news that the Glendale studio had scored with its prehistoric feature "The Croods," which helped drive first-quarter profit to...
DreamWorks Animation is placing another bet in China. The Glendale studio is partnering with one of Asia's largest resort operators to bring its characters to Macao. Dreamworks has signed a deal with Sands China, a subsidiary of the company that owns...
LAS VEGAS — For years, he's been the Wizard of the Strip, an Oz-like character whose wealth and power have never been in doubt but who has stayed behind a curtain, away from public exposure. Sheldon Adelson, 79, who rose from impoverished roots in...
HONG KONG -- There is a moment in “The Last Time I Saw Macau” -- which plays Wednesday at the Hong Kong International Film Festival and is being distributed in the United States this summer by Cinema Guild -- in which the camera captures the...
Las Vegas Sands Corp., the casino behemoth run by Republican fundraiser and billionaire Sheldon Adelson, is facing criticism for its operations in Spain and Macau. The gambling company recently acknowledged it is likely that in Macau it violated the...
Has Cirque du Soleil flown a little too close to the sun? "Iris," the company's resident show at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, will close much earlier than expected in January due to poor ticket sales, the company said Friday. The movie-themed show is...
World NowWho's who in Kim Jong Il's family? Here's a primer on the Kim family, which led one of the world's most enduring dictatorships, a repressive regime that has long defied predictions of its demise. It survived from the end of World War II into the 21st...
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L.A. NOWA Chinese national was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court to 96 months in prison for trying to buy secret encryption equipment used by the U.S. and NATO militaries. Chi Tong Kuok, a resident of Macau, China, was convicted......
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