Amax International Holdings


    Amax International Holdings Limited (HKEx:959) is principally engaged in investments in gaming and entertainment related business and is positioned for high-end leisure & entertainment consumption.It currently owns 24.8 percent equity interest in Greek Mythology Casino, located in Tai Pa, Macau.Greek Mythology Casino has approximately 20 VIP gaming rooms and a gaming floor targeting the mid-range to high–end market customers from Mainland China and other Asian regions.The company also holds a majority interest in Nanning Inter-Joy LOTTO Information Service Co. Ltd which is engaged in distributing a proprietary electronic lottery sales system for its sales providers, and self-operated lottery parlors aimed at high-end players at Guangxi province.

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    Amax sees “obvious increase” in FY2019 loss

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    Amax wins court battle for ownership of Beijing Imperial

    A Macau court has ruled in favor of Amax International Holdings for the legal ownership of Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel, Macau Business reports. Amax International, a company owned by Empresa Hoteleira, has been fighting for ownership of the property against Victory Success Holdings, a company owned by Alvin Chau’s SunCity Group since 2012, when the […]

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    Amax shareholder questions VR/AR acquisition

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    Amax buys VR tech business

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    Amax records net loss in FY17

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    Amax expecting to record widened loss

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    Amax expands in mobile gaming with apps purchase

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    Amax posts net loss of HK$18.3 million in FY16H1

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    Amax considers legal action against Greek Mythology

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