Macau government sets number of gambling tables and machines for new concessions

Macau government sets number of gambling tables and machines for new concessions

Article brief provided by Inside Asian Gaming
  • Pierce Chan, Inside Asian Gaming
August 26, 2022 3:20 PM
  • Pierce Chan, Inside Asian Gaming

The Chief Executive of Macau announced today (Friday) that from 1 January 2023 the number of gambling tables and the total number of gaming machines in Macau will be limited to 6,000 and 12,000 respectively. The minimum annual gambling revenue for the purposes of Article 20 of the new Macau gaming law per table has been set at MOP$7 million and the minimum annual gambling revenue per gaming machine is MOP$300,000.

The Chief Executive made the announcements in the Macau Gazette. The Chief Executive pointed out that according to the Gaming Law, “the total number of gaming tables and gaming machines to be granted for new gaming operations starting from early next year will be capped according to the actual number of gaming tables and gaming machines in operation in Macau.”