Macau’s casino gaming revenues exceed US$21 billion in first 11 months

2 December 2010

Macau, China, 2 Dec – Gross revenues from casino gambling activities in Macau from January to November posted growth of 56.9 percent year on year to 169.460 billion patacas (US$21.183 billion), the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (GICB) said.

Accumulated year on year growth rates since January have consistently been over 50 percent, with a maximum of 67.5 percent posted in June and a minimum of 56.9 percent in November.

In November alone gross revenues totalled 17.354 billion patacas (US$2.169 billion), with growth of 42.1 percent year on year, one of the lowest rates of the year.

At the end of September, there were 33 casinos in Macau, 20 of which were owned by Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, three by Venetian Macau, five by Galaxy Casino, three by Melco/PBL Jogos (Macau) and one each by Wynn Resorts and MGM Grand Paradise. (macauhub)