Macau’s casinos made US$33bn in gross revenues last year, mainly from mainland gamblers. Photo: Bloomberg Macau’s casinos made US$33bn in gross revenues last year, mainly from mainland gamblers. Photo: Bloomberg
Macau’s casinos made US$33bn in gross revenues last year, mainly from mainland gamblers. Photo: Bloomberg
China economy

Don’t bet on legalised gambling coming to mainland China any time soon

While casinos in Macau and across East Asia cash in on the Chinese passion for betting, mainland officials are still reluctant to give any encouragement to one of the ‘three vices’, writes Steven Ribet

Topic |   China economy
Macau’s casinos made US$33bn in gross revenues last year, mainly from mainland gamblers. Photo: Bloomberg Macau’s casinos made US$33bn in gross revenues last year, mainly from mainland gamblers. Photo: Bloomberg
Macau’s casinos made US$33bn in gross revenues last year, mainly from mainland gamblers. Photo: Bloomberg
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