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Macau Junket King Might Lose Russian Casino – Asia Sentinel

Chau now appears likely to lose his gambling empire, including his casino on the outskirts of Vladivostok


Alvin Chau now appears likely to lose his gambling empire. Photo: AFP

 

China’s aggressive crackdown on the notorious outfits that bring high-rolling gamblers, including corrupt government officials, to Macau VIP rooms has netted Alvin Chau, once king of the territory’s junket operations, Asia Sentinel reported.

Chau now appears likely to lose his gambling empire, including his casino on the outskirts of Vladivostok, which looks likely to severely undermine the eastern Russian city’s hopes of becoming a Mecca for Chinese gamblers.

Read the full report: Asia Sentinel.

 

 

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George Russell

George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.

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