Macau casinos' mass market revenue exceeds VIP baccarat in Q3, with mass baccarat pulling nearly even with its flashier VIP cousin.
Macau's once-in-four-years gaming revenue decline blamed on absent VIP gamblers; SJM Holdings regains market share crown.
Casino operator SJM Holdings revenue up but market share down as rivals make mass market gains; the saga of Casino Lisboa's filthy carpets.
Macau's mass market baccarat revenue jumps 42% in Q1, helping to push overall gaming revenue up 20% in the first three months of 2014.
Macau's VIP gaming segment rises 13% in 2013, mass market up 35% and slots up 9%; hybrid electronic table game revenue difficult to quantify
Macau casinos earn record $4.57b in October, shattering previous record of $3.92b; Sands Cotai Central sets torrid profitability pace.
For all the love mass-market baccarat is receiving, and deservedly so, it's also important to give some serious dap to the VIP market.
Analysts say Macau in for a VIP slowdown early in 2014, but may be saved by mass market gains; Beijing impatient on diversification efforts.
Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group posts record earnings in Q2 thanks to surge in mass market gaming at Galaxy Macau.
The unexpected rise of mass-market gaming has bitten off a chunk of that VIP presence