Macau’s gaming and gambling revenues total US$45.233 billion in 2013

16 January 2014

Gross gaming and gambling revenues in Macau totalled 361.866 billion patacas (US$45.233 billion) in 2013, representing a year-on-year rise of 18.55 percent, the Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (GICB) said.

Total revenues include casino gaming, horse and dog racing, Chinese lotteries, scratch cards and betting on soccer and basketball games.

Casino gaming revenues totalled 360.749 billion patacas (US$45.093 billion), which was a year-on-year rise of 18.61 percent. The remaining 1.117 billion patacas were spent on other types of gambling.

Baccarat, both VIP and standard versions, accounted for 91.51 percent of total casino gambling revenues or 330.123 billion patacas.

Slot machine revenues totalled 14.384 billion patacas and “cussec” revenues were 6.756 billion patacas.

At the end of 2013 there were 35 casinos in Macau, 20 of which were owned by Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, six by Galaxy Casino, four by Venetian Macau, three by Melco Crown Jogos (Macau) and one each by Wynn Resorts and MGM Grand Paradise, which altogether had a total of 5746 tables and 15,310 slot machines. (macauhub)