Macau’s gross gaming revenues total US$25.116 billion from January to July

2 August 2013

Gross gaming and gambling revenues in Macau totalled 200.932 billion patacas (US$25.116 billion) from January to July, representing a year-on-year rise of 15.9 percent, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (GICB) said.

The rate of growth for July was the highest of the year with two-digit growth similarly to every month since March.

In July alone gross gaming and gambling revenues totalled 29.485 billion patacas (US$3.685 billion), representing growth of 20 percent against July 2012.

At the end of the first quarter of 2012 there were 35 casinos in Macau in the hands of six concession holders, 20 casinos of which were owned by Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, four by Venetian Macau, six by Galaxy Casino, three by Melco/PBL Jogos (Macau) and one each by Wynn Resorts and MGM Grand Paradise, with a total of 5,746 tables and 15,310 slot machines. (macauhub)