All hail the Golden Lion. This issue we take an in-depth look at MGM Macau, one of the most luxurious properties in our hometown. You may be surprised to learn MGM’s story goes back over 100 years! We explore the company’s rich history and give you a full review of the MGM Macau property.
You may remember our opinion piece on anti-Macau website “CasinoLeaks” in WGM’s May/Jun issue. Turn to page 10 of this issue for an update. Was WGM the catalyst for this website fizzling out?
On the gaming front, we talk about the upcoming Golden Week, learn about 16-tile mahjong in Taiwan, continue our series on pai gow and give our point of view on a very interesting court case in Vietnam, where a slots player is trying to sue a small e-gaming club for a lazy US$55 million!
On the sports front the new EPL season is well and truly underway and we analyze the chances of the main contenders, identifying which teams we think represent the best betting value. On the subject of EPL, please visit our website wgm8.com every Wednesday for Leanne Lu’s review of the previous week’s games and preview of the upcoming week’s. We also pronounce our verdict on not only the London Olympics, but also on the top ten men’s tennis players of all time.
On to poker. We have an in-depth long format interview with Winfred Yu, supremo of the Poker King Club at StarWorld Macau. James Potter also gives his views on the use of headphones at the poker table.
The Panda has been over to Hong Kong and discovered the best Mexican food in town is at Lan Kwai Fong’s Brickhouse restaurant. The Stallion’s been hanging out at Macau’s new Divino ultraclub and The Eagle’s been busy buying baggage. On the subject of the letter “b”, we learn about the birth of bungy. As usual we have the lowdown on Macau’s tastiest local treats in the Good Food Guide towards the back of the mag.
Don’t forget to visit wgm8.com to get your WGM fix while you’re waiting for our Nov/Dec issue to hit the streets.
Follow the dragon,
Andrew W Scott