Macau, a former Portuguese colony, made US$38 billion (HK$294.9 billion) in gambling revenues in 2012. It is the only place where people can legally gamble at casinos in China.
As Macau, the world’s gambling capital, races to open more than 17,000 new hotel rooms over the next three years to keep pace with a flood of visitors from the mainland, only about 4,000 affordable homes for locals are expected to be built in the same period.Monday, 7 April, 2014, 8:57pm
Multiple major winner Ernie Els will roll the dice in Macau for the first time at the US$800,000 Venetian Macau Open in October.1 Aug 2013 - 4:32am
The centre of the gambling world has shifted 16 time zones away to a tiny spit of land on the southern tip of East Asia: Macau.
An hour’s ferry ride from Hong Kong, it is the only place in China where casino gambling is legal.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Strong opposition in Macau to plans for non-local students to work in the city after graduation has been attributed to a lack of faith in the government.4 Jul 2013 - 4:14am
Macau's gambling revenue rose by more than a fifth year on year last month, boosted by a steady inflow of mainland tourists. Its casinos took in 28.3 billion patacas in June, the Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau said yesterday.2 Jul 2013 - 2:51am
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.2 Jul 2013 - 2:33am
China’s currency controls create incentives for Chinese gamblers to launder their winnings through organised crime gangs in Macau, Nevada’s state gaming regulator said on Thursday.29 Jun 2013 - 1:55am
A microblog post calling government officials to either declare their assets or retire from their positions has gone viral overnight on Wednesday.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Gambling revenue in China’s gambling enclave Macau rose 13.5 per cent in May from a year earlier, boosted by an improving domestic economy and a string of holidays that spurred visits from wealthy Chinese.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
The law, which was approved by the Macau Legislative Assembly on May 21, aims to protect buyers by imposing conditions on the sale of unfinished flats and regulating sales procedures.29 May 2013 - 3:21am