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THE MACAU METRO MONITOR, JANUARY 23, 2014

MACAU VISITOR ARRIVALS FOR DECEMBER 2013 DSEC

Visitor arrivals increased by 4% YoY to 2,586,829 in December 2013.  Visitors from Mainland China increased by 8% YoY to 1,620,434, coming primarily from Guangdong Province (647,348) and Fujian Province (66,940); Mainland visitors travelling under the Individual Visit Scheme totaled 700,934.  Moreover, visitors from the Republic of Korea (46,412) and Malaysia (40,935) increased by 5% and 8% respectively YoY, while those from Hong Kong (570,830) and Taiwan (86,575) decreased by 7%.  The average length of stay of visitors stayed unchanged from a year earlier, at 1.0 day in December 2013.

THE M3:  VISITOR ARRIVALS; MELCOLOT - MA

MELCO INTL SELLS STAKE IN LOTTERY GEAR DISTRIBUTOR DSEC

Melco International Development Ltd says it has sold some of its shares in a mainland supplier of lottery equipment, MelcoLot Ltd, for HK$224.81 million (US$29 million).  MelcoLot Ltd distributes lottery terminals used by the state-run China Sports Lottery Administration Centre.