CLOSED (26th October 2007)
Sources told Jornal Va Kio that redecoration will be conducted for the ship, but decision is yet to be made on whether it will continue to function as a casino. SJM staff who were supposed to be on duty at Palace, were arranged to work at other casinos from 07:00 onwards yesterday.
Palace Casino was one of the first casinos in the modern gambling history of Macau. Once berthed at Ponte No. 12 in the Inner Harbour, it was later relocated to a berth next to Ponte No. 20. It was then further relocated to the berth opposite to the New Yaohan department store.
Meanwhile, the Macao Daily News reported that the ship will be provisonally berthed at Fai Chi Kei before being sent to mainland China for repair.
The paper also quoted sources as saying that the original site of where the casino is currently located, will be converted into a parking lot for coaches.