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Macau generates $4.6B in gaming tax from January to May 

The Macau SAR government reported MOP37 billion ($4.6 billion) in gaming tax revenue from January to May, marking a 78.2 percent increase compared to the same period last year, according to the Financial Services Bureau (DSF).

In May, gaming tax revenue was MOP7.15 billion ($889 million), a decrease of 9.9 percent from April’s MOP7.94 billion ($986 million) but 25.4 percent higher year-on-year.

The May tax figure reflects Macau’s gross gaming revenue from April, with the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) previously reporting April GGR of MOP18.55 billion ($2.30 billion).

Macau GGR, May 2024

The Macau government projects gaming tax revenue for FY24 to be around MOP83.6 billion ($10.4 billion), with the budget execution rate from January to May currently at 44.3 percent.

Total government revenue for the first five months of this year reached MOP43.6 billion ($5.42 billion), a year-on-year increase of 72.3 percent. The special gaming tax from concessionaires accounted for 84.9 percent of the total.

Viviana Chan
Viviana Chan
Viviana Chan is an editor, interpreter, and journalist. With over a decade of experience, she writes in English, Chinese, and Portuguese. Viviana started her career in Macau-based newspapers, where she became passionate about the region's social, financial, and cultural development. Her writing focuses on the economy, emerging industries, gaming development, political affairs, and cross cultural-exchange in the business and cultural domains. She is avid for news and eager to discover and cover stories that generate public relevance.



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