With gaming profits that dazzle, Macau still would like to emulate the Las Vegas model more
The benchmark for how other gaming destinations wanted to mirror themselves for decades, ‘Las Vegas’ has been synonymous with ‘gambling mecca’ the sine qua non of the casino industry. However in merely a few years, Macau the Chinese Special Administrative District who has kept every other casino location in the dust, including las vegas has set a new standard in that regard, and 2013 looks to top the bar even higher yet.
Vegas Masters Non-Gaming Profits
While Las Vegas may nevertheless have lock on non-gaming profits with the world’s most lucrative nightclubs, insanely high-end shopping and gourmet restaurants Macau is now the hands-down winner in the pure gaming income department, worldwide. And also as 2013 draws to a near-close, Macau’s gaming numbers look to once again catapult above not only all competitors including Las Vegas, but also above its very own previous year’s economic influx.
In fact, by just the end of November, 2012’s numbers are already being kept in the dust. With November’s $3.8 billion intake that is gross the Chinese enclave, included with what Macau gamblers earned for the 10 months prior, the gaming destination is already at $40.9 billion for year-to-date, versus 2012’s $38 billion, according to the Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau’s recently released numbers.
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