VIP gaming revenue down 23.1% in 19Q4: DICJ

VIP gaming revenue’s share of Macau gross gaming revenue decreased year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to data released by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau. 

VIP gaming revenue, represented by VIP baccarat, fell 23.1 percent year-on-year to MOP32.3 billion (US$4 billion), with the year-on-year not as far as analysts had been expecting. 

Mass-market GGR, which includes slot machines increased approximately 8.3 percent to MOP39.8 billion. 

Slot machine revenue fell slightly, down 1 percent year-on-year. 

Data has also found that the number of live dealer gaming tables rose 2.3 percent to 6,739 tables. The number of live dealer ETGs rose 4.6 percent, while the number of slot machines increased to 17,009, up 5.9 percent year-on-year. 

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