• 2018
  • 2018 Jun

    • Melco Resorts & Entertainment celebrated the official opening of Morpheus, the new, ultra-luxury hotel in Macau. The USD 1.1 billion Morpheus exemplifies Melco’s position as a pioneer and innovator in premium travel, leisure and entertainment. It offers sophisticated travelers the most remarkable experiences that go beyond gaming and raise the bar in global luxury hospitality.
  • 2018 Jun

    • The groundbreaking ceremony of Europe’s biggest casino resort, City of Dreams Mediterranean, was held in Cyprus on June 8, with the presence of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, Chairman and CEO of Melco, Mr. Lawrence Ho and Managing Director of CNS Group, Mr. Melis Shiacolas.
  • 2017
  • 2017 Dec

    • Melco Resorts & Entertainment announced the launch of “NÜWA”, its new luxury hotel brand. NÜWA will debut in Macau and Manila on January 16, 2018. It will replace the current Crown Towers Hotels in its flagship properties, City of Dreams. The new brand further exemplifies Melco’s core mission to continue providing a better guest experience.
  • 2017 Jun

    • Entertainment Gaming Asia Inc. (“EGT”) has become Melco International’s indirect wholly owned subsidiary on 21 June 2017. Its shares were delisted and removed from trading on NASDAQ on 22 June 2017.
  • 2017 Jun

    • Melco International disposed of all its shares in MelcoLot in early June 2017. MelcoLot ceased to be a subsidiary of Melco International.
  • 2017 May

    • In Cyprus, the consortium formed between Melco International, Hard Rock International and Cyprus Phasouri (Zakaki) Limited has successfully obtained a 30-year license agreement to develop and operate an integrated resort.
  • 2017 Feb

    • Melco International completed the purchase of additional interest in, thereby assumed majority ownership of, Melco Crown Entertainment. Melco International now holds approximately 51.3% stake in Melco Resorts & Entertainment.


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    2016
  • 2016 Dec

    • Melco Crown Entertainment celebrated the 10th anniversary of its NASDAQ listing
  • 2016 Oct

    • Melco International became the single largest shareholder of Melco Crown Entertainment.
  • 2016 May

    • Melco International entered into a strategic cooperation arrangement with New Silkroad Culturaltainment Limited on the provision of consultancy services for its casino project on Jeju Island, South Korea.
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    2015
  • 2015

    • Tigre de Cristal, a gaming and resort development project in the Primorye Integrated Entertainment Zone in Vladivostok, Russia which the Group holds interest, was successfully opened in November. It is the first integrated casino resort opened in this unique entertainment zone.
  • 2015

    • The US$3.2 billion cinematically-inspired integrated resort Studio City was opened in Cotai, Macau in October.
  • 2015

    • The House of Dancing Water celebrated its 5th anniversary. The show has thrilled more than 3.2 million spectators from all over the world over the course of more than 2,000 shows.
  • 2015

    • City of Dreams Manila was officially opened in February in The Philippines. The property's successful grand opening represents Melco International’s maturation in the international leisure and entertainment industry.
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    2014
  • 2014

    • City of Dreams unveiled SOHO, the new lifestyle entertainment and dining hotspot, in August.
  • 2014

    • Melco Crown Entertainment announced its partnership with the award-winning architect Dame Zaha Hadid, on the design of the fifth hotel tower at City of Dreams.
  • 2014

    • Melco International signed a memorandum of understanding with Veremonte España S.L.U. to take part in the Barcelona World Project as a casino operator.
  • 2013
  • 2013

    • Melco Crown Entertainment has been included on the Forbes Asia’s “Fabulous 50” list.
  • 2013

    • Melco Crown Entertainment announced that its new integrated casino resort at Entertainment City, Manila will be branded “City of Dreams Manila”.
  • 2013

    • Entertainment Gaming Asia expanded its slot operations in Cambodia with the opening of Dreamworld Poipet, a standalone slot hall prominently located in the established gaming market of Poipet near the Thailand border.
  • 2013

    • Melco International has committed to a 5% investment in the gaming and resort development project in Russia’s Primorye Region.
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    2012
  • 2012

    • Entertainment Gaming Asia opened its first casino under its “Dreamworld” brand in Cambodia in May.
  • 2012

    • Melco Crown Entertainment, through its indirect subsidiary MCE Leisure (Philippines) Corporation, entered into a cooperation agreement with SM Investments Corporation, Belle Corporation and PremiumLeisure and Amusement, Inc. to develop a casino, hotel, retail and entertainment complex in Manila, the Philippines.
  • 2012

    • Melco Crown Entertainment completed the acquisition of a majority interest in Manchester International Holdings Unlimited Corporation, a company listed on the Philippines Stock Exchange.
  • 2012

    • MelcoLot arranged an open offer and successfully raised HK$117.6 million.
  • 2011
  • 2011

    • Melco Crown Entertainment was listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 7 December.
  • 2011

    • Club CUBIC, the largest clubbing hotspot in Macau, opened at Melco Crown Entertainment’s flagship entertainment resort, City of Dreams.
  • 2011

    • Melco Crown Entertainment acquired 60% interest in the developer of the Macau Studio City Project.
  • 2010
  • 2010

    • Melco International celebrated its 100th Anniversary.
  • 2010

    • Melco Crown Entertainment launched The House of Dancing Water, the world’s largest water-based show, at its flagship entertainment resort, City of Dreams.
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    2009
  • 2009

    • Melco Crown Entertainment’s flagship property, City of Dreams, an integrated urban entertainment resort in heart of Cotai opened on 1 June.
  • 2009

    • Melco Crown Entertainment upgraded to NASDAQ Global Select Market.
  • 2009

    • Launch of Altira Macau brought Asian-orientated high roller offering to Macau.
  • 2009

    • Melco International has sold 80% of its interests in iAsia Technology at a consideration of HK$12 million.
  • 2009

    • Melco Crown Entertainment completed a follow-on public offering of 45 million ADSs, or its equivalent in shares, raising net proceeds of US$174 million.



  • 2008
  • 2008

    • Melco China Resorts (Holding) Limited was listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in Toronto, Canada.
  • 2008

    • Melco PBL Entertainment (Macau) Limited announced its name change to Melco Crown Entertainment Limited
  • 2008

    • Phase One Topping Out Ceremony of MPEL’s City of Dreams was successfully held on 1 April.
  • 2008

    • Melco International published the first ever Melco Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2007.
  • 2008

    • Crown Macau’s market share jumped to 18% in February.
  • 2008

    • Melco International announced its 2007 annual results with revenue increased by 27% to HK$1,016 million.
  • 2008

    • Melco China Resort Investment Limited acquired a large and exceptional ski portfolio comprising a resort in Harbin of Heilongjiang Province, three in Jilin Province and another one close to Beijing.
  • 2008

    • Injected PAL into Melco LottVentures Limited (formerly Wafer Systems Limited), a GEM Board company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, to tap the lottery-related business and ventures in China.
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    2007
  • 2007

    • The consortium led by Melco International injected Asian lottery-related businesses into Wafer Systems (8198 HK).
  • 2007

    • Melco International announced its 2007 interim results with revenue increased by 13% to HK$418 million.
  • 2007

    • Melco China Resort Investment Limited has identified the largest and most exceptional portfolio of attractive existing ski resorts and plans to deliver world-class year round ski resort experiences to patrons in China.
  • 2007

    • The Group’s US-listed Melco PBL Entertainment (Macau) Ltd.’s first hotel-cum-casino project primarily catering the high rollers, Crown Macau, opened on 12 May.
  • 2007

    • Melco PBL Entertainment announces full exercise of the Over-Allotment Option.
  • 2007

    • Elixir moved into the high-margin slot machine revenue participation business and has become the majority shareholder of the US-listed Elixir Gaming Technologies, Inc.
  • 2007

    • Melco International/PBL joint venture to issue up to US$250 million of exchangeable bonds.
  • 2007

    • Melco International announced its 2006 Annual Results with net profit surged 417% reaching HK$2,837 million.
  • 2007

    • Melco International announced the redemption of convertible notes issued to STDM at Par.
  • 2006



  • 2006

    • Melco PBL Entertainment listed on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “MPEL”, successfully raising in excess of US$1.14 billion in the process. According to Renaissance Capital and IPOhome.com, this ranked as the fourth largest IPO in the US in 2006.
  • 2006

    • Melco PBL Entertainment appointed Greg Hawkins as the Chief Executive Officer of Crown Macau.
  • 2006

    • Melco PBL Entertainment secured HK$1.28 billion loan for Crown Macau Project. It is the largest syndicated loan granted by Macau's Note-issuing Banks. It reflects the banking community's confidence in Melco and PBL and its future development.
  • 2006

    • Melco PBL Entertainment held a groundbreaking ceremony on 10 April for the City of Dreams, a premium integrated entertainment resort, in Cotai, Macau with the presence of over several hundred guests and government officials from China, Macau, Australia, US and Hong Kong.
  • 2006

    • Melco International and PBL acquired Macau's last casino subconcession, to gain total ownership on their gaming projects in Macau.
  • 2006

    • Melco International announced its 2005 annual results on 31 March with eight-fold profit growth testifies to shrewd business direction, continues to break new grounds and paves way for sustainable growth.
  • 2006

    • Mr Lawrence Ho has been appointed as Melco International's Group Chairman on 16 March and continues to lead the Group onto higher grounds to capitalize on arising opportunities in the Macau gaming market, and secondly to explore other lucrative opportunities in the leisure, gaming and entertainment industry elsewhere in Asia.
  • 2006

    • Melco PBL Entertainment appointed Hyatt International in July to operate two hotels at its flagship entertainment project – the City of Dreams, currently being constructed in Cotai, Macau, and set to offer world-class resort experience.
  • 2006

    • Elixir Group, the technology arm of Melco Group, announced a gaming technology alliance with Shuffle Master on 11 April, for a term of twenty years, to develop localized gaming technologies for legalized gaming jurisdictions in Asia.
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    2005
  • 2005

    • Melco International announced its 2004 annual results. Successful turnaround supported by solid business growth. Melco PBL possesses immense growth opportunities.
  • 2005

    • Melco PBL Entertainment successfully launched 3 more Mocha Slot Club for the leisure and grind gaming market. The stylish ambience and latest electronic entertainment hit Macau's hottest spot.
  • 2005

    • Melco International's 2005 interim profit surged 770% to HK$534.2 million.
  • 2005

    • Melco PBL Entertainment announced the plan to build a world-class Integrated Entertainment Resort with the world's first underwater casino in Cotai, Macau, named City of Dreams. Melco PBL Entertainment owns full portfolio of world class entertainment projects targeting to leisure grind market, mass market and high rollers in Macau
  • 2005

    • With Mr Lawrence Ho's excellent directorship and entrepreneurial spirit, Institutional Investor, a leading research and publishing organization has honoured Mr Ho as the "BEST CEO" in the 'Conglomerates' category by end of 2005. Mr Ho also won the 'Directors of the Year Award 2005' in November, presented annually by the Hong Kong Institute of Directors in recognition of excellent corporate governance practices among Hong Kong listed companies and their directors.
  • 2004
  • 2004

    • The Company completed the acquisition of Mocha Slot Group Limited and the iAsia group of companies.
  • 2004

    • As part of the streamlining process, the company disposed of the residential complex "Art Court" in Tung Shan Terrace.
  • 2004

    • In November, the Group concluded the negotiations with Publishing and Broadcasting Limited ("PBL"), the Australia's media & gaming grant, to co-expand the gaming business in Asia.
  • 2004

    • The company opened its office in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Manila.
  • 2004

    • In December, the Melco International/PBL joint venture kicked off the first-ever 6-star Crown Macau casino-hotel project (formerly known as Park Hyatt Macau) in Taipa, Macau and held a groundbreaking ceremony.
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    2003
  • 2003

    • Value Convergence, VC CEF Capital, VC CEF Brokerage and VC CEF Futures became subsidiaries of the Company Melco.
  • 2003

    • The Group opened its headquarters in Macau.
  • 2002
  • 2002

    • The Company underwrote the rights issue of Value Convergence Holdings Limited (formerly known as iAsia Technology Limited), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • 2002

    • Value Convergence Holdings Limited acquired VC CEF Capital Limited, VC CEF Brokerage Limited and VC CEF Futures Limited from Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
  • 2001
  • 2001

    • Lasting Legend Ltd. Limited, a company owned by Mr. Lawrence Ho, became the Company's single largest shareholder. Mr. Lawrence Ho was appointed Managing Director of the Company.
  • 1996
  • 1996

    • Shun Tak Holdings Limited distributed its shares in Melco International to its shareholders by way of dividend in specie. As a result, Melco International ceased to be a subsidiary of Shun Tak Holdings Limited.
  • 1993
  • 1993

    • The Company acquired Aberdeen Restaurant Enterprises Limited and its subsidiaries, which own and operate the Jumbo Floating Restaurant and Tai Pak Floating Restaurant in Aberdeen.
  • 1993

    • The Company became a subsidiary of Shun Tak Holdings Limited.
  • 1988
  • 1988

    • The Company was renamed as "Melco International Development Limited".
  • 1988

    • The Company acquired the residential complex "Art Court" in Tung Shan Terrace.
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    1927
  • 1927

    • The Company was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • 1910
  • 1910

    • The Macao Electric Lighting Company, Limited (as the Company was previously known) was incorporated.
  • 1910

    • The Company was among the first 100 companies established in Hong Kong. Of the other 99 companies that were formed at the same time as the Company, only 29 companies still exist today, of which 3 including the Company are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange。