Slowing development for the Eastern Gambling City of Macau

 | October 14, 2009


It seems that for the only city in China where gambling is legal, Macau, the southern Chinese cityÂ's government will be trying to slow the development in the fast growing casino city, this is according to the gambling mogul Steve Wynn.

MacauÂ's government met on Monday with the representatives of the six companies that are allowed to operate casinos on the island. It seems that the main concern of the Chinese officials is of the disruption of over building could potentially inflict on the workers of Macau. Wynn added, "The government wants to keep everybody calm while they provide jobs and industrialise the country."

The city has also posted a statement on their website which says that it is considering changing some laws in the city, which would be imposed in the next two or three months, that include limits on table numbers that the companies can provide and they could be rising the gambling age from 18 to 21.

It seems that Steve Wynn is very much in favour of it, whose company already operates one luxury casino hotel, Wynn, in the Chinese city and is opening the second which will be called Encore. Wynn also added that Â"if they limit the amount of (gaming) tables there is no reason to build any more.Â"


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