Regulatory body chairman William Moyes has urged the gaming industry to “step up” as it improves standards in the sector.
Gross gaming revenue in Macau’s VIP segment expanded only 14.4 per cent during the second quarter to US$5.13 billion.
The state’s gambling regulators have urged the casinos to submit their sports betting plans by the end of this Monday to get them approved before the NFL season.
The Deputy Prime Minister has warned betting companies that some of their deals with football teams won’t be recognised.
Businesses around the state reported US$16 million in sports betting bets during the first two weeks of operations.