In Macau, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau regulator has reportedly issued The Parisian Macao and Wynn Palace Cotai integrated casino resorts with permission to each operate 25 new-to-market live dealer gaming tables.
According to a report from GGRAsia, the properties run by the local subordinates of American casino operators Las Vegas Sands Corporation and Wynn Resorts Limited received their authorizations on Wednesday and this means that the total number of live dealer gaming tables in the former Portuguese enclave has now increased to 6,499.
“Both Wynn [Palace Cotai] and [The] Venetian [Macao] submitted applications for the 25 new gaming tables and [the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau] has issued the respective approvals [with] the said tables only in operation after January 1,” reportedly read a statement from the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau.
GGRAsia reported that the recent authorizations are part of a policy introduced by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau in 2013 in an attempt to limit the growth of live dealer gaming tables to 3% until 2022.
Opened in September of 2016 featuring 100 new-to-market live gaming tables, the $2.7 billion The Parisian Macao was given permission to introduce 25 additional new tables a year ago before last week’s supplementary allocation saw its total compliment grow to encompass 150 units. Similarly, the $4.4 billion Wynn Palace Cotai and its 100 new-to-market gaming tables began welcoming players in August of 2016 while this allotment was moreover increased by 25 in January of 2017 in advance of the most recent proliferation.