Macau takes rare hit to growth from World Cup

Macau’s unrestrained, unstoppable growth has finally met a worthy adversary: the World Cup. While Macau’s June revenues were still up 65% over the same month last year, they were actually down 20% from May 2010 numbers. So what’s different in June than in May? Hmm… No wonder all those Chinese police have been cracking down so hard on World Cup bettors. Read more.