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THE MACAU METRO MONITOR, MAY 30, 2013

MAINLANDERS WILL FORBID VISITING MATSU IF GAMING IS LEGALIZED Macau Daily News

The spokesperson of the Mainland-based Cross-Strait Tourism Exchange Association reiterated that Mainland China will forbid Mainland visitors from gambling in Taiwan.  He added that if the bill is passed, it will definitely affect the normal exchanges and cooperation in the tourism sector across the Strait, and the Association will have to take measures to restrict Mainlanders from visiting places where gambling is lawful.

LAS VEGAS SANDS TO PAY SUEN US$102 MILLION Macau Business

LVS has been ordered to pay US$101.6 million (MOP813 million) to Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen.  Nevada District Court Judge Rob Bare in Las Vegas yesterday issued a judgment that added US$31.6 million in interest to the US$70 million in damages the jury awarded Suen on May 14.

Suen won a trial over his claims that he helped the casino operator obtain a gaming license in Macau.

NEW VISA POLICY SUGGESTS BEIJING'S FAVOURABLE VIEW: UNION GAMING Macau Business

The Guangdong government has announced that starting Saturday, Guangdong citizens can apply for Individual Visit Scheme visas for both Macau and Hong Kong at the same time again, says Union Gaming Research Macau. 

This is under the condition that their last Macau visa is more than two months old - as a Guangdong resident can only apply every two months.  The application for both visas at the same time was possible before 2008, but this policy was canceled in that year, and all mainland residents have had to apply for the visas separately since.