From the Wires
City of Dreams Macau GT Cup Concludes with Great Success
Nov. 19, 2012 01:00 AM
Mortara Took The Checkered Flag Again
Macau, Nov 19, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - The 25-year-old Italian driver successfully defended his crown in the City of Dreams Macau GT Cup. With City of Dreams as the title sponsor, 33 renowned international car racers from 13 different countries and regions competed earlier today at the Guia Circuit. Edoardo Mortara took the checkered flag once again, Alexandre Imperatori from Hong Kong and Daniel Watts from the UK were the first and second runner-ups respectively. Melco Crown Entertainment's Chief Operating Officer Mr. Ted Chan presented the award to Mortara while Senior Advisor Mr. Kent Wong presented to Imperatori and Watts. Chan congratulated the winning racers, and expressed gratitude to the Macau Grand Prix Committee as well as the Macau SAR Government for their hard work which made the 59th Macau Grand Prix a successful one.
City of Dreams is operated by Melco Crown Entertainment, an entertainment company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK: 6883) and the NASDAQ Global Select Market (NASDAQ: MPEL). It is an integrated entertainment resort that has established itself as a premier leisure and entertainment destination in Macau.
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About City of Dreams
City of Dreams is operated by a Macau subsidiary of Melco Crown Entertainment Limited, an entertainment company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK: 6883) and the NASDAQ Global Select Market (NASDAQ: MPEL). It is an integrated entertainment resort that has established itself as a premier leisure and entertainment destination in Macau. Located in the heart of Cotai in Macau, it combines electrifying entertainment, a diverse array of accommodation, regional and international dining, designer brand shopping and a spacious and contemporary casino. The resort brings together a collection of world-renowned brands including Crown, Grand Hyatt, Hard Rock and Dragone to create an exceptional entertainment experience that aims to appeal to a broad spectrum of visitors from around Asia and the world. City of Dreams features a 420,000-square-foot casino with approximately 400 gaming tables and approximately 1,300 gaming machines; over 20 restaurants and bars; an impressive array of some of the world's most sought-after retail brands; and Dragon's Treasure, an iconic and spectacular audio visual multimedia experience. 'The House of Dancing Water', the world's largest water-based extravaganza showcased in the purpose-built Dancing Water Theater, represents the live entertainment centerpiece of City of Dreams' overall leisure and entertainment offering. A comprehensive range of accommodation options at City of Dreams include Crown Towers offering approximately 300 guest rooms, Hard Rock Hotel offering approximately 300 guest rooms and Grand Hyatt Macau offering approximately 800 guest rooms. A second planned phase of development at City of Dreams will feature an apartment hotel consisting of approximately 800 units. For more information please visit: www.cityofdreamsmacau.com (Official Website) and www.cityofdreamsmedia.com (Medial Portal). For The House of Dancing Water information, please visit www.thehouseofdancingwater.com (Official Website) and www.thehouseofdancingwatermedia.com (Media Portal).
About Melco Crown Entertainment Limited
Melco Crown Entertainment Limited ("Melco Crown Entertainment"), an entertainment company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK: 6883) and the NASDAQ Global Select Market (NASDAQ: MPEL), is a developer, owner and through a Macau subsidiary which holds a gaming sub-concession, an operator of casino gaming and entertainment casino resort facilities focused on the Macau market. Melco Crown Entertainment currently operates Altira Macau (www.altiramacau.com), a casino hotel located at Taipa, Macau and City of Dreams (www.cityofdreamsmacau.com), an integrated urban casino resort located in Cotai, Macau. Melco Crown Entertainment's business also includes the Mocha Clubs (www.mochaclubs.com), the largest non-casino based operations of electronic gaming machines in Macau. The Company is also developing the planned Studio City Project, a large integrated entertainment, retail and gaming resort in Cotai, Macau. For more information about Melco Crown Entertainment, please visit www.melco-crown.com.
Melco Crown Entertainment has strong support from both of its major shareholders, Melco International Development Limited ("Melco") and Crown Limited ("Crown"). Melco is a listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is substantially owned and led by Mr. Lawrence Ho, who is Co-Chairman, an Executive Director and the CEO of Melco Crown Entertainment. Crown is a top-50 company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and led by Executive Chairman Mr. James Packer, who is also Co-Chairman and a Non-executive Director of Melco Crown Entertainment.
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