Macau, China, 2 Dec – Gross gaming and gambling revenues in Macau totalled 244.258 billion patacas (US$30.532 billion) in the first ten months of 2011, representing a year-on-year rise of 44.1 percent, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (GICB) said.
In November, gross gaming and gambling revenues totalled 23.058 billion patacas (US$2.938 billion), posting growth of 32.9 percent against the same month of 2010.
Although there was a drop of almost 4 billion patacas in the gross revenues for November against the previous month, In October revenues reached a record level for the year of 26.851 billion patacas.
At the end of September, there were 34 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)