Friday, 18 April 2008

Macau: Gaming revenue up 62 percent in first quarter 澳門賭場首季收益同比大幅增長62% (澳门赌场首季收益同比大幅增长62%)

Official data released from The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau said Gross gaming revenue rose by 62 percent in the first three months of the year (reached 30.085 billion patacas - equivalent to 3.760 billion US dollars), compared to the same period in 2007. Casino gaming recorded gross revenue of 29.823 billion patacas between January and March 2008, the first three months of this year revenue is almost equal to the entire year of 2003. While betting on other activities such as horseracing, dogs, football, basketball and lotteries accounted for gross revenue of 262 million patacas. VIP baccarat has contributed 20.801 billion patacas or 69.14 percent of total gross revenue from the casino gaming gross revenue. There are 29 casinos operate in Macau, counted 4,311 tables and 13,522 slot machines in operation.

澳門賭場今年首季總收益同比大幅增長62%,近300億,較2003年全年賭收還要多。澳門博彩監察協調局公佈今年1至3月博彩統計數據。澳門整體博彩業首季度總收益達澳門幣300.85億。賽馬、賽狗、足球等互相博彩收益有澳門幣2.62億。貴賓廳百家樂收益相當於賭場整體收益69.75%。今年首季幸運博彩毛收入總額較去年同期增長62%。甚至多於澳門博彩業實際開放前2003年全年賭收。專家估計全年賭收幾乎肯定超過1000億。下半年升幅會收窄 因為年內沒有新的大賭場落成。