Macau's casinos showed a 1054% revenue jump in April

Macau casino revenue

The gambling industry in Macau, Asian capital of gambling, has almost completely recovered from a blow dealt by the global pandemic.

In particular, this is due to the fact that local government lifts all restrictions on entry and exit from the region in a phased and seamless manner as well as allows casinos to have bigger number of visitors.

Tourists, however, are still required to have negative COVID-19 tests to be eligible to enter the region.

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In spite of that, revenues of local casinos have grown substantially. According to the latest financial reports by local gambling establishments, casinos won over $1.1 billion from players in April, up 1054% over the same period in 2020.

It is expected that revenues will continue to grow, as the market was in a bad state last year, to put it mildly.

Analysts’ optimistic projections are supported by the fact that Macau will soon have a period of the so-called "Golden Week", when many tourists from nearby regions and other countries are expected to arrive.

In comparison, a year ago, local casinos won only $100 million from players, and that was the worst income indicator in the history of the region.

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