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Macau Casinos Double Vegas' Take

Chinese high rollers power Asia hot spot to record profits

(Newser) - If you thought Las Vegas was gambling’s capital city, think again. Casinos in Macau didn’t just beat Nevada’s finest this quarter, they lapped them. Macau’s gambling revenues jumped 62% from a year ago, doubling Vegas’ take over that stretch—though the casinos, which can't lend money... More »

New Vegas Takes Root in Macao

But are there enough gamblers to keep it going?

(Newser) - Casino developers are sinking staggering amounts of money into making Macao the new Las Vegas. Economic unrest be damned—the immense $2.4 billion Venetian hotel and casino complex that opened today is only the first of dozens to come. But some worry that there aren't enough Chinese high rollers... More »

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