or the first seven months of the year, revenues were up by 45.2 %. In April, Neves said gaming gross revenue should increase “between 20 and 30 %” in 2011.
Last year, Macau’s gross gaming revenue stood at us$ 23.5 billion.
Meanwhile, according to data compiled by Macau Daily Times, August is likely to set a new monthly casino gross gaming revenue record. According to the newspaper, by August 29, local casinos had already raked in us$ 2.84 billion.
The current record stands at us$ 2.97 billion and was set in May.