The Macau Metro Monitor, October 22, 2012
MGM COTAI RESORT'S GAMING TABLES PUT INTO QUESTION Macau Daily Times
Francis Tam, the Secretary for Economy and Finance, stressed that the government has yet decided on the allocation of gaming tables for new casinos, which will largely depend on the non-gaming business these gaming operators have. Tam clarified that the number of gaming tables is just a target put forward to the authority by MGM for its Cotai project, but currently the government has yet to make a decision on the allocation of new gaming tables. The Secretary also stressed that no new gaming tables will be allocated to casinos this year.
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR SEPTEMBER 2012 DSEC
Macau CPI for September increased by 5.69% YoY and 0.01% MoM.
INTRODUCTION TO THE LAW ON CASINO ENTRY AGE Macau Daily News
The Legislative Assembly passed the bill rising the entry age to casinos to 21 with effect from November 1, and the new law will apply to both gaming employees and casino visitors.