A view of the Casino Lisboa in Macau.  The city’s gambling laws are being reviewed to promote the healthy development of the gaming industry. Photo: Getty Images.
A view of the Casino Lisboa in Macau. The city’s gambling laws are being reviewed to promote the healthy development of the gaming industry. Photo: Getty Images.
Macau

Macau tightens casino licences in the biggest reform of betting laws in the world’s biggest gambling hub

  • Six casino licences will be kept, but their duration will be halved to 10 years with up to three years of extension, from 20 years with five-year extensions
  • The plan, the culmination of a 45-day public consultation period that ended on October 29 last year, will next go to the legislature for approval before it is gazetted as law

Topic |   Macau
A view of the Casino Lisboa in Macau.  The city’s gambling laws are being reviewed to promote the healthy development of the gaming industry. Photo: Getty Images.
A view of the Casino Lisboa in Macau. The city’s gambling laws are being reviewed to promote the healthy development of the gaming industry. Photo: Getty Images.
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