revenue surge took place on sports betting too. In soccer, due to the World Cup, 2010 gross gaming revenue went up by 36.2 %, to us$ 46.4 million. In basketball, gaming revenue reached us$ 9.6 million, a 14.49 % jump. As for Chinese lottery, revenue stayed put year-on-year at us$ 733,505.
Revenues only dropped slightly in instant lottery, whose results are negligible in Macau’s overall gaming industry, not even reaching us$ 122,251 per year.