The Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay, Hainan island, seen in 2013. The resort recently won a court case over its quasi-casino, which let players redeem winnings for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Photo: Reuters

Chinese resorts are quietly setting up baccarat tables in Hainan, and Macau may have reason to be nervous

At least five Chinese-owned resorts are laying the groundwork for quasi-casinos that would let players redeem winnings for goods and services, ahead of expected rule changes from Beijing

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The Mangrove Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay, Hainan island, seen in 2013. The resort recently won a court case over its quasi-casino, which let players redeem winnings for accommodation, luxury goods, jewellery and artwork for sale at the resort. Photo: Reuters
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