HONG KONG Dec 3 Gambling revenue in Macau, the
world's largest casino market, rose 7.9 percent in November
year-on-year, government data showed on Monday.
November's revenue at 24.88 billion patacas ($3.12 billion)
was in line with forecasts. Analysts had predicted a 7-8 percent
growth rate, boosted by mass market visitors who come in hordes
to the enclave in southern China.
Macau is the only place in China where people can legally
gamble at casinos. While growth rates have dropped from
double-digit highs in the past seven months due to lower
spending by big VIP gamblers, overall revenue has remained