Visitors have their pictures taken in front of a fountain outside the Parisian casino resort in Macau on May 21, 2019. (ISAAC LAWRENCE / AFP)
MACAO - Macao's gaming industry revenue rose 6.1 percent year-on-year in February, the Macao Special Administrative Region's gaming industry watchdog said on Tuesday.
Macao's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau said in its latest report that the gaming revenue for February rose to 7.759 billion patacas
Macao's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau said in its latest report that the gaming revenue for February rose to 7.759 billion patacas (about 964.4 million US dollars), an increase of 6.1 percent year-on-year and 22.3 percent month-on-month.
The accumulated revenue in the first two months of this year reached 14.102 billion patacas (about 1.75 billion dollars), down 8.0 percent year-on-year.
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The Macao SAR government staged a series of events celebrating the Chinese New Year, which fell on Feb 1, helping attract tourists to Macao.
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