The Macau Metro Monitor, December 6th, 2010
FIVE UNUSED PLOTS TO BE TAKEN BACK Macau Daily Times
According to secretary for Transport and Public Works, Lau Si lo, the Macau Government has decided to push forward with the recall of five undeveloped plots and two pending plots. The process to declare that the concession of these areas has lapsed has already begun, he explained.
MACAU GOVERNMENT DOESN'T COMMENT ON EVENTUAL CAP ON SLOTS macaubusiness.com
Secretary Tam refused to comment on whether the Macau government is preparing to implement a cap on slot-machines.
“Limiting the number of gaming tables is a first step to control the scale of the gaming industry, and we are reviewing other policies in order to reach a measured development of the gaming industry,” Mr Tam said. Mr. Tam also said that the government is finalizing a by-law to regulate slot machine parlours, including location, and that the government is keen on increasing the share of the mass market in the overall casino business.