Macau's junket operators bring the local casinos more than two-thirds of their revenue, but are now branching out. Photo: EPA

Junket firms milk their 'big whale' contacts

When junket operator Suncity opened its first high roller baccarat table at Steve Wynn’s Macau casino in 2007 to lure China’s wealthiest punters, the firm had fewer than 30 employees and no computers or equipment other than pen and paper.