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Macau gaming revenues set new record in October

The phenomenal and continuing success of Macau as a gambling mecca continued during the month of October according to figures released by Macau's Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau.

The latest numbers show that gambling revenues surged 50% for October at 18.87 billion patacas ($2.36 billion), surpassing those of the previous record month of May 2010 when revenues of 17.1 billion patacas were recorded.

For the first 10 months of the year, gambling revenue totaled 152.11 billion patacas, an increase of 59% from the 95.81 billion patacas in the year-earlier period, the bureau said.

Source: InfoPowa News

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