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Chinese art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan speaks in front of an artwork being displayed in a gallary inside the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master

Chinese art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan speaks in front of an artwork being displayed in a gallary inside the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar...more

Chinese art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan speaks in front of an artwork being displayed in a gallary inside the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master
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Chinese art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan poses at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master

Chinese art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan poses at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that...more

Chinese art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan poses at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master
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Chinese art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan poses at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master

Chinese art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan poses at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that...more

Chinese art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan poses at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master
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Chinese art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan poses at Jesters casino bar inside the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at the casino bar cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master

Chinese art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan poses at Jesters casino bar inside the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at the casino bar cannot win cash - only points that...more

Chinese art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan poses at Jesters casino bar inside the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at the casino bar cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master
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MGM Grand Sanya resort, located near the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World, is seen on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the Mangrove Tree Resort World cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master

MGM Grand Sanya resort, located near the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World, is seen on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the Mangrove Tree Resort World cannot win cash - only points that...more

MGM Grand Sanya resort, located near the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World, is seen on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the Mangrove Tree Resort World cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master
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Further development is seen at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master (CHINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY BUSINESS) - RTR3DW5A

Further development is seen at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for...more

Further development is seen at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master (CHINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY BUSINESS) - RTR3DW5A
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MGM Grand Sanya resort, located near the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World, is seen on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the Mangrove Tree Resort World cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS POLITICS) - RTR3DW5J

MGM Grand Sanya resort, located near the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World, is seen on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the Mangrove Tree Resort World cannot win cash - only points that...more

MGM Grand Sanya resort, located near the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World, is seen on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the Mangrove Tree Resort World cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS POLITICS) - RTR3DW5J
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Hotel rooms are seen at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master

Hotel rooms are seen at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation,...more

Hotel rooms are seen at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master
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Hotel rooms are seen at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master

Hotel rooms are seen at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation,...more

Hotel rooms are seen at the newly opened Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay in Hainan island February 6, 2013. For now, players at Jesters casino bar inside the resort cannot win cash - only points that they can use to pay for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Picture taken February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Farah Master
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