Macau casino revenue increases in March
Gaming revenue generated by Macau’s casinos jumped 24.4 per cent in March, new figures show.
The Chinese enclave’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau reported that casino gaming revenues reached MOP24.9bn ($3.1bn) last month, compared with MOP20bn a year earlier.
So far this year, Macau’s casinos have generated revenues of MOP74.3bn – 27 per cent higher than at the same stage in 2011.
It is believed the rise in revenue is due to an increase in the number of Chinese tourists visiting the enclave.
The Rank Group has presented plans for what would be Northern Ireland’s first casino, although the law there still prohibits this form of gambling.
Gaming regulators in the US state of Massachusetts have awarded Wynn the Boston region casino licence.
All of the five firms that submitted a total of seven proposals to build a supercasino in Southampton, UK, have made it through to the final phase of the competition, reports the Southern Daily Echo.
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