With gaming revenues that dazzle, Macau nevertheless desires to emulate the Las Vegas model more
For decades, ‘Las Vegas’ has been synonymous with ‘gambling mecca’ the sine qua non of this casino industry, the benchmark for exactly how other gaming destinations wanted to mirror themselves. However in merely a few years, Macau the Chinese Special Administrative District who has left every other casino location in the dust, including Sin City has set a new standard in that regard, and 2013 looks to top the club even higher yet.
Vegas Masters profits that are non-Gaming
While Las Vegas may nevertheless have a lock on non-gaming revenues with the world’s most lucrative nightclubs, insanely high-end shopping and premium restaurants Macau is now the hands-down winner in the pure gaming revenue department, worldwide. So that as 2013 draws to a near-close, Macau’s gaming numbers turn to once again catapult above not only all competitors including Las Vegas, but also above its own previous year’s economic influx.
In fact, by just the end of November, 2012’s numbers are already being kept within the dirt. With November’s $3.8 billion gross intake in the Chinese enclave, included with what Macau gamblers brought in for the 10 months prior, the gaming destination is already at $40.9 billion for year-to-date, versus 2012’s $38 billion, based on the Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau’s recently re Continue Reading