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Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Macau junket numbers fall to 18

Good Morning. The end of an age. Macau’s junkets are quickly becoming a thing of the past, with the number of licensed operators falling to just 18, cementing the SAR’s shift to a mass market model. Meanwhile, South Korean gaming operators saw a strong end of the year, with Paradise and Jeju Dream Tower delivering healthy results. In Cambodia, Century Entertainment has ended its agreement for gaming tables. In travel news, China and Thailand have inked a visa-free arrangement, while the Philippines saw 5.4 million tourists in 2023. And in sunny Curacao, the new Digital Seal Policy has come into effect.

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Macau Junkets

Number of licensed junkets falls by half, to 18

The number of licensed junkets in Macau has fallen drastically, halving from the previous 36 to just 18. The figure is a far cry from the maximum of 50 junkets the authorities in the SAR will allowin 2024. The drop comes as Macau aims to shift to a mass market model, and attract more foreign visitation, taking the focus away from mainland Chinese punters.

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