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Macau gambling revenue jumps 22pc

Gambling revenue in Macau, the world’s largest gambling destination, jumped 22.3 percent year on year in February to MOP24.3 billion, (USD3.04 billion) government figures showed on Thursday.

Macau, one of the world’s fastest growing economies, has been relatively insulated from global economic woes by scores of mainland Chinese gamblers eager to try their luck in the city.

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