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Macau casino revenue growth falls short of expectations in February

Feb revenue up 5.7% to 24.3b patacas, 3rd highest in the past 12 months, but analysts expected 7-12%

MGM China's casino resort has opened in February, just ahead of the Chinese New Year holiday, catering to growing gambling demand in the territory.

Hong Kong

GAMBLING revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau rose 5.7 per cent in February, less than analysts had expected for the big-spending holiday period but still the 19th month of consecutive gains in the world's largest gambling hub.

Revenue rose to 24.3 billion patacas (S...