Basketball Team of Galaxy Entertainment Group Claimed Championship for the Second Time at Macau Gaming Industry Laborers Association Basketball Tournament

November 16, 2012 – Defending champion of Macau Gaming Industry Laborers Association Basketball Tournament, the basketball team of Galaxy Entertainment Group (“GEG”) joined the competition again this year to compete with 12 rival teams. With great skills and teamwork, the GEG basketball team took down its opponent 63-48 in the final competition on Wednesday to take home the grand trophy for the second time.

Aiming to raise awareness about the importance of regular exercises among gaming employees, Macau Gaming Industry Laborers Association hosted the basketball tournament for the 6th year, drawing participation of 13 strong teams from different gaming operators. To prepare for the competition, the GEG athletes have dedicated their leisure time for intensive practices in the last 6 months; not only were their skills greatly improved after the training, but they also developed an excellent rapport with one another.

Marco Wong from the table games department of StarWorld Hotel was the captain of the team. He thanked the company and the colleagues for supporting the team throughout the tournament. “We dedicated our spare time to prepare for this competition because we all wanted to win the trophy again for GEG. We are very happy with the result and our efforts really paid off with the trophy,” said the captain. He also encouraged his teammates to continue on developing their strength and interest to make life more fulfilling and enjoyable.

The GEG basketball team advanced to the final after several intense competitions in the preliminary round. It was a close match but the GEG team managed to lead with a stable performance and battled down its strong rival with a 63:48 victory. The athletes were also cheered by dozens of GEG team members throughout the match, who were all very pleased that the team had succeeded in retaining the title.