September 1, 2011 – The former Portuguese colony has reported booming revenue growth since the start of the year, boosted by an increasing number of cash-rich gamblers from mainland China eager to visit in the country's only legal casino market.
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Home to multi-billion dollar casinos including U.S. gaming stalwarts Sands China Ltd <1928.HK>, Wynn Macau Ltd <1128.HK>, and MGM China Holdings Ltd <2282.HK>, Macau is on track to post full-year revenue five times higher than rival Las Vegas. ($1 = 8.031 patacas)
(Reporting by Christina Lo and Twinnie Siu, Writing by Farah Master; Editing by Chris Lewis)