Macau casino revenue falls marginally in March

2 April 2019

Gross revenue at Macau’s casinos stood at 25.84 billion patacas (US$3.23 billion) in March, a marginal decline of 0.4% year-on-year, according to the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (GICB).

After gross revenue fell 5.0% to 24.942 billion patacas in January, the year-on-year change in February was positive, with an increase of 4.4% to 25.337 billion patacas, and went back into the red in March.

Accumulated revenue in the first three months of the year reached 76.152 billion patacas (9.519 billion), a year-on-year fall of 0.5%.

Gaming revenue in Macau in 2018 grew 14% to 302.846 billion patacas (US$37.6 billion), according to official figures.

The six Macau gaming concession holders had 41 casinos at the end of 2018, of which 22 are operated by Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, six by Galaxy Casino, five by Venetian Macau, four by Melco Crown (Macau), two by Wynn Resorts (Macau) and two by MGM Grand Paradise, with 6,588 gaming tables and 16,059 slot machines. (Macauhub)