A cleaner wipes down a gambling table just before the opening of the new Sands Casino in Macau on 18 May 2004. Sands is the first American operator of gambling facilities in the Chinese Special Administrative Region (SAR). Photo: AFP

As high-rollers flee, Macau’s bad year is turning out to be not just another blip in the history of China’s sole legal gambling hub

  • Macau’s gaming revenue will swing from 14 per cent growth in 2018 to a decline of 3 per cent in 2019, according to analysts surveyed by Bloomberg
  • They predict a mild improvement of 3 per cent in 2020 on easy comparisons with this year’s low levels
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A cleaner wipes down a gambling table just before the opening of the new Sands Casino in Macau on 18 May 2004. Sands is the first American operator of gambling facilities in the Chinese Special Administrative Region (SAR). Photo: AFP
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