Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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HONG KONG Chinese venture capital and private equity funds are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into local start-ups serving up snack food products of the healthier kind, and threatening the market share of larger Chinese and global food companies.
HONG KONG Gambling revenue in Macau jumped 22 percent in October, beating expectations to hit a three-year high as a national holiday week saw visitors stream into the world's biggest casino hub and big bets from VIP punters.
HONG KONG Las Vegas Sands, the casino behemoth owned by U.S. billionaire Sheldon Adelson, said on Wednesday it plans to spend $1.1 billion on new projects in the world's largest gambling hub, including building a London-themed attraction.
HONG KONG A Macau company and Thailand-based firm are looking to raise more than $300 million through what would be the world's largest crypto currency initial coin offering (ICO), according to a document seen by Reuters, to fund the construction of a floating casino hotel.
HONG KONG, Sept 27 A Macau company and Thailand-based firm are looking to raise more than $300 million through what would be the world's largest initial coin offering (ICO), according to a document reviewed by Reuters, to fund the construction of a floating casino hotel.
HONG KONG Overinvestment in the Philippines' thriving casino sector could become a reality as investors chase lucrative returns in Asia's fastest-growing gaming hub, casino-to-ports magnate Enrique Razon Jr told Reuters on Tuesday.
HENGQIN, China Just a stone's throw across a narrow waterway from the world's largest gambling hub Macau, a former oyster farming island is being transformed into China's newest tourism haven.
MACAU Over the past five years, Macau has raked in $70 billion in taxes from the casinos that have made the territory the largest gambling center in the world.
HONG KONG Casinos in the world's biggest gambling hub of Macau booked a 20 percent rise in revenue in August, the 13th consecutive month of gain, and a month in which two deadly typhoons left as much as half the city without power and water.
MACAU The glitzy exterior of Macau crumbled after a super typhoon steamrolled through the gambling center, exposing critical infrastructure flaws and overwhelmed emergency services.