Macau’s gambling revenues soar 492% in May
HONG KONG — Gambling revenue in Macau surged 492.2% on the year as the world’s biggest casino hub continued to see a pick-up in visitor from its key market, mainland China, following an easing of coronavirus travel curbs.
May’s figure was 10.5 billion patacas ($1.31 billion) government data showed on Tuesday, the highest monthly total this year.
Gaming revenues had slumped in 2020 because of the pandemic curbs.
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