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Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Macau poised for opportunity post-junkets: Niall Murray

Good Morning. The post-junket scenario means China could liberalize its visa policy and turn on the tap for visitation to Macau to again reach the 40-million mark. Both gaming and non-gaming stand to benefit, with MICE in particular focus. Expert Niall Murray breaks down Macau’s changing scenario, from the cancellation of horse racing to VIP play, and the need for more hotel rooms. Meanwhile, analysts at Morgan Stanley are bullish on 2024, with Macau’s mass expected to rise by 20 percent compared to 2019.

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Gaming consultant Niall Murray breaks down Macau’s ongoing shifts – from the cancellation of the Macau Jockey Club concession to the 4Q23 uptick in VIP. The veteran highlights Macau’s MICE aspirations, precedented by Sheldon Adelson’s vision, its need for more hotel rooms, potential for Hengqin interconnectivity and the possibility of more liberalized visa policies for Chinese punters – now that junkets are out of the scenario.

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