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  1. Holiday helps lift casino revenue 6pc

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Neil Gough neil.gough@scmp.com Macau's casino revenue came in slightly above expectations last month as record tourist arrivals over the Lunar New Year helped boost gambling revenue 34.8 per cent from a year ago. The city's 34 licensed casinos booked 25.04 billion patacas in casino revenue last month, up 6 per cent on December, making January Macau's second-best ...

  2. Macau keeps raking in the chips even as casinos' shares plunge

    Posted Oct 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Neil Gough neil.gough@scmp.com Macau casino revenue grew 38.8 per cent last month to 21.24 billion patacas, its slowest pace since January but in line with analysts' expectations ... the mainland's October 1 'golden week' holiday, may have knocked five percentage points off the month's growth rate. In the year to date, Macau's casino revenue has risen 45.9 per ...

  3. Casino revenue from VIP segment up 62pc

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Casino revenue from the VIP segment rose to a record 40.47 billion patacas during the quarter, up from 24.98 billion patacas a year earlier, data released yesterday by the Macau Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau shows. Macau's casinos have for decades relied on high-stakes play for the majority of revenue. But the dominance of credit-backed VIP play over cash-based mass market play has ...

  4. Macau casino revenue hits record

    Posted Jun 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Macau casino revenue smashed previous records last month, rising almost 100 per cent from May last year to more than 17 billion patacas, according to government-run broadcaster ... casino revenue generated on the Las Vegas Strip during the first quarter, the most recent data available. 'May is usually seasonally stronger in Macau given the May Day holiday so ...

  5. Casino revenue up 57pc in quarter

    Posted Apr 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Macau casino revenue soared to a near-record 13.569 billion patacas last month, up 42.4 per cent from a year ago and 1.3 per cent higher than February, according to the Macao ... gambling volumes, while tourist arrivals rose 15 per cent in the first two months this year. First-quarter casino revenue rose 57.2 per cent from a year ago to 40.91 billion patacas, putting Macau ...

  6. Casinos on a roll with 69pc revenue surge

    Posted Mar 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Lunar New Year typically marks a soft month for casinos in Macau. But this time around the god of fortune appears to have smiled on gaming moguls like Stanley Ho Hung-sun, Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn. The red envelopes were fatter than expected as casino revenue soared 69.4 per cent year-on-year last month to 13.4 billion patacas, according to preliminary data ...

  7. Macau casino revenues on pace to match record

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Macau casino revenues are up 60 per cent year on year after the first 20 days of the month and are on pace to repeat last month's record-setting haul, according to gaming ... to clients yesterday. Casino executives generally regard September as a soft month, but based on the first 20 days, this month is on pace to come within striking distance of last month's ...

  8. Macau's luck turns as casino revenue grows 8pc

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of sequential declines. Casino revenue totalled 26.02 billion patacas in the first quarter, data released yesterday by the Macau Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau shows. The figure was down ... quarter of last year. Macau's luck may have turned a corner from the contracting casino winnings and visitor arrivals that characterised the latter part of last year. The new figures suggest ...

  9. Casino revenue falls despite holiday splurge

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Macau casinos appear to have booked a stellar 1.4 billion patacas to 1.6 billion patacas in revenue in the final three days of January, but monthly figures are down sharply ... but still down 17 per cent from record-setting casino winnings a year earlier. The provisional data by Portuguese news agency Lusa follows a report last week by government-owned broadcaster TDM ...

  10. Macau casino revenue drops 30pc in January

    Posted Jan 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Macau casino revenue has fallen for the fourth month in five this month, plunging by an unprecedented 30 per cent from January last year to 7.2 billion patacas, government-owned ... crackdown on mainland visitation to the city. Casinos booked a meagre 169 million patacas in revenue over the three-day Lunar New Year holiday, down considerably from last year, TDM cited ...




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