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Home China Entertainment No, this is not Las Vegas. This is Macau

 

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No, this is not Las Vegas.
This is Macau
 

Since the early 1850s, Macau has been home to a rich legacy in the gambling industry. Now, however, the gambling industry in Macau has grown to such great extents that it is sometimes compared to Monte Carlo. With many gamblers being limited to placing bets at online casinos such as PokerGames.com , but now they can personally look the dealer in the eyes while sitting at a physical poker table.

Macau owes much of its economy to the tourism industry which brings in approximately half of Macauís total revenue. Moreover, one of the main reasons that tourists flock to the city is to partake in the vibrant nightlife, usually consisting of at least one visit to a casino.
For those looking to gamble in Macau, there are three different avenues that are usually followed. First and foremost, where there are casinos, there are casino games. While traditionally, only Chinese games were played in casinos, now all of the mainstream games can actively be played at most casinos. Secondly, there is the dog-racing industry which rakes in a large amount of gambling revenue every year. Finally, there is the horse-racing. These three avenues of gambling bring in the largest revenues for Macau.

 

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