Slot machines and roulette tables are a big attraction
According to the Macau Government Tourist Office the traffic of gamblers from Japan to Macau has increased compared to last year’s figures, however, the Office is taking measures to increase this rate even more, up to 15 percent.
While numbers increase rapidly, thanks to the development of megaresorts and casinos that offer slot machines, table games, like roulette, and several entertainment options, a spokesperson for the MGTO said now they will focus on attractions for middle-aged visitors, seniors and female travelers.
Tycoon Mike Ashley, renowned businessman and owner of the Newcastle United Football Club, recently won £1.3 million playing roulette at an exclusive casino in Mayfair. Ashley won this astonishing amount through several bets centered around his lucky number, 17, and surprised all the other visitors to the Fifty London Casino.
According to witnesses, the millionaire wagered a total of £480,000 in only fifteen minutes, before leaving the table.