Star Cruises records rise in betting volumes


Gaming revenues for Genting Hong Kong Ltd. rose 13.9 percent to $146.9 million in the first six months of 2013 from the same period last year on higher betting volumes in the casinos on the company’s Star Cruises ships and represented 57.2 percent of the company’s total revenues. Excluding discontinued operations, corporate profits for the Hong Kong-listed unit of Malaysia’s Genting Group were flat.