Macau gaming posts gross revenues of US$12.7 billion in first quarter

2 April 2014

Gross gaming and gambling revenues in Macau totalled 102.199 billion patacas (US$12.774 billion) in the first quarter of this year, which is a year-on-year rise of 19.8 percent, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (GICB) said.

In March gross revenues totalled 35.453 billion patacas, which was a rise of 13.1 percent against the same month of 2013, but a drop of 6.7 percent against February 2014.

In 2013 casino gaming revenues reached 360.749 billion patacas (US$45.093 billion), which was a yearly increase of 18.61 percent.

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)