Besides historical Chinese and Portuguese world-heritage relics, Macau main attraction is gambling and her casinos. To hundreds and thousands of Asian casino devotees, Macau is really Asia’s own Las Vegas. Here, you can find flamboyant animated billboards and marquees everywhere in downtown Macau —
Sands Casino! Casino Lisboa! Galaxy Rio Casino! Even on a most tranquil Sunday afternoon, the casinos here are manifested with gamblers three and four deep at every baccarat tables, the most popular table game.
Everyone is trying to get a touch of the sacred green felt and strike it rich. Gamblers come to Las Vegas to be entertained. Here in Macau, gamblers, especially Chinese gamblers, step into a casino to challenge their destiny!
In 2002, Macau took a gamble. The government decided to open up the gaming industry to operators outside Macau, effectively ending Stanley Ho¹s 40-year monopoly. Sands Macau opens its door on May 2004 and recouped its capital within a year! Wynn Macau, another Western-style casino, will be opening for business this September. More exciting projects are underway along the Cotai Strip and by 2009, Macau will almost double its casino from existing 21.
To capture Macau’s giant collection of past, present and splendid gaming ambitions, http://www.MacauCasinoWorld.com, the premier online Macau gaming and news directory, was officially launched in February 2006.
It is an independent site, unaffiliated with any Macau casinos and aims to provide visitors with the latest development and news of this US$5.6 billion gaming industry. Visitors can find information of all the Macau casinos, detailed maps, history of Macau gaming and more. Also, it features a jobs section with essential contact information for those who wish to find a career in this booming casino city. The website is regularly updated and has a corresponding blog.
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