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September 25, 2021

Revenue down 8.5% in June

Macau gambling revenue continues to drop

Macau gambling revenue continues to drop
Macau posted a drop of 8.5% in gambling revenue for June, marking the 25th consecutive monthly drop suffered by the world's biggest casino hub as wealthy gamblers continued to stay away from the southern Chinese territory.
Macau | 07/01/2016

Macau posted a drop of 8.5% in gambling revenue for June, marking the 25th consecutive monthly drop suffered by the world's biggest casino hub as wealthy gamblers continued to stay away from the southern Chinese territory.

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evenues in June were 15.9 billion patacas ($1.99 billion), government data showed on Friday, in line with analysts' expectations of a fall of 5-12 percent. Monthly revenues have shrunk by half in the last two years and hit lows unseen in over five years.

The former Portuguesee colony is the only place in China where casino gambling is legal and has been hit by Beijing's anti-corruption campaign targeting officials and politically linked businessmen.

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