Gaming mogul Stanley Ho passes away at 98

Gaming mogul Stanley Ho Hung-sun, has passed away on Tuesday afternoon.

Ho had been under medical care for months at the Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital kidney dialysis and after his physical conditions started to deteriorate, his family was informed to come to the hospital and expect the worse.

The 98-year-old will forever be remembered for his gaming monopoly in Macau under Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões de Macau (STDM) exclusive concession until 2001 and seen as the godfather of gambling in Macau, Ho lived a colourful personal life and left his mark as being the man who dominated the city’s casino empire for four decades.