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The Galaxy Macau casino resort, which opened in 2011, was designed to cater to Asian tastes, with a wide range of Chinese restaurants and few Western-style bars.   © Reuters
Company in focus

Macau's upstart casino champ makes play for new markets

Galaxy Entertainment faces hurdles to entry in Japan and the Philippines

WILLIAM MELLOR, Contributing Writer | China

HONG KONG -- For a casino mogul with global ambitions, Francis Lui Yiu-tung displays none of the flamboyance of his major rivals.

A nongambler who jokes that his idea of excitement is walking the family dog -- a corgi -- the conservatively suited eldest son of Hong Kong billionaire Lui Che-woo runs Galaxy Entertainment Group, the world's second-biggest gaming company by market capitalization, from a modest mid-rise office in Hong Kong.

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