Macau casinos post gross revenue of US$3.319 billion in August

3 September 2018

Gross revenue at Macau’s casinos in August was the highest since the beginning of 2018 with 26.559 billion patacas (US$3.319 billion), according to the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ).

The monthly rate of change in August was +17.1%, the fourth highest for the year, after +36.4% in January, +27.6% in April and +22.2% in March.

Gross revenue from January to August amounted to 202.103 billion patacas (US$25.262 billion), which represents an increase of 17.5% over the amount recorded in the same period of 2017.

Macau’s six gaming and gambling concession holders had 41 casinos at the end of the first half, of which 22 were owned by Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, six by Galaxy Casino, five by Venetian Macau, four by Melco Crown (Macau), two by Wynn Resorts, and two by MGM Grand Paradise, with 6,586 gaming tables and 17,296 slot machines.

Two of the Sociedade de Jogos de Macau’s casinos – Macau Palace and Greek Mythology – are provisionally suspended, according to the DICJ. (macauhub)