Tuesday October 4, 2011 : SEPTEMBER NUMBERS GOOD FOR MACAU
 
39 percent rise reported by gambling authorities
 
Land casino revenue in Macau rose 39 percent to 21.2 billion patacas in September (September 2010: 15.3 billion), according to data published on the website of the city’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau this week.
 
Gambling revenue for the Chinese city’s casino operators reached 194.4 billion patacas (2010: 133.2 million) in the first nine months of the year, 46 percent higher than a year earlier, officials disclosed.