The Macau Metro Monitor, March 28, 2012
MELCO CROWN REQUESTS CASINO AT STUDIO CITY Macau Business
Portuguese newspaper Jornal Tribuna de Macau quotes a source close to the process as saying that a formal request for a casino at Macau Studio City was submitted to the Macau government after a statement in early December by Secretary Tam that the government had yet to receive any application to include gaming elements on the project. The newspaper says there is no government deadline for a decision on the request.
DECISION ON EUROVEGAS SOON Macau Business
LVS President Michael Leven says LVS will decide in April or May where to build its Spanish casino strip - either in Madrid or Barcelona. "Madrid is more of a business destination and Barcelona is more touristic but either one could get it. Economically the two cities are very similar. Barcelona is a little bit behind because we started studying the project with Madrid." The complex will reportedly include six casinos, 12 hotels, nine theatres and three golf courses.