Dr. Stanley Ho Receives Second Annual G2E Asia Visionary Award Award Recognizes Dr. Ho's Founding Role in Asian Gaming Entertainment Market
(Macau, 3 June 2009) – Dr. Stanley Ho, Chairman of SJM Holdings Limited was honored with the G2E Asia Visionary Award during Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia) 2009 today. The second annual G2E Asia Visionary award was presented by Macau Chief Executive Edmund Ho in recognition of Dr. Ho's key role in the Macau gaming market's growth and success. Dr. Ho then delivered the opening keynote address on the first day of G2E Asia 2009.
"Dr. Stanley Ho, whose name is synonymous with the Asian gaming entertainment industry, has a long and rich history in this thriving market," said Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., president and CEO of the American Gaming Association. "His work helped lay the foundation for gaming in Macau and, given his entrepreneurial spirit and expertise, we are excited to hear his thoughts during his keynote address."
Fahrenkopf pointed out that Dr. Ho has been an instrumental figure in the development of gaming in Macau and in addition, is involved in a variety of business sectors in Macau, Hong Kong and China and has played a vital part in the region's economic development and growth.
"I am honoured to be awarded the G2E Asia Visionary Award. This award affirms what I have done over the years for Macau's gaming business and for the overall community. Fulfilling my obligations to society is such a wonderful source of happiness and satisfaction," said Dr. Ho.
The G2E Asia Visionary Award recognizes leaders who have contributed to the success and expansion of the thriving Asian gaming-entertainment market.