y 2012, Galaxy (to open Galaxy Macau in March 2011) is expected to gain 4.5 points and move up to the third spot, with a 16.1 % market quota, overtaking Wynn Macau (15 % in 2012 vs 14.9 % in 2009), while MGM Macau’s share will shrink to from 8.6 % in 2009 to 5.2 %, the report stresses, quoted by Macau Daily Times.
SJM will remain the market leader, with a 27.5 % market share in 2012 (29.6 % in 2009). Sands China will see its market share increase from 22.5 % in 2009 to 25.3 %. Melco Crown’s share will drop, from 12.8 % to 10.8 %.
Globally, BNP Paribas expects casino gross gaming revenue growth to decelerate to 40.4 percent in the second half of this year. The investment bank predicts revenue increases of 12.6 % in 2011 and 15.4 % in 2012.