Macau's gambling industry on losing streak

Crackdown on corruption in China and fewer high-spending mainlanders means takings are down in the gambling hub.

    Macau is South China's answer to Las Vegas, a gambling hub and magnet for high rollers. Now a crackdown on corruption in China and a drop in high-spending tourists from the mainlander means takings are down. This is a worry for many local workers, for whom the casinos are the only game in town.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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