he Chairman also used the speech to praise Macau’s economic prosperity after the opening of the gaming industry, as well as the leadership of Chief Executive Chui Sai On, who also attended the dinner.
In making his predictions for the upcoming year, Ambrose So drew parallels with a horse: “The horse is friendly, energetic, hard-working and self-reliant. The hHorse is also born with highly competitive instincts. These characteristics remind me of Macau, which has, thanks to the industriousness of its people, achieved growth and prosperity in the midst of a sometimes turbulent environment.”
Meanwhile, Stanley Ho made a video appearance during the dinner and made some witty remarks on the horse theme. He encouraged businesses to be honest and employees to be hardworking. The king of gambling also jokingly reminded wives to pay attention to their husbands’ social lives and warned people not to use counterfeit banknotes in his casinos.