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Galaxy Casino Macao opens with a brilliant ceremony

galaxy macao casinoIt is estimated that over 20,000 people rushed through the doors of the latest phenomenal visited this weekend the new Macao casino within 90 minutes of the grand opening. That has to be something of a record. I will check and let you know if it is.

Heaven for amateurs of casino games

The Galaxy Macau complex became a hive of activity as soon as the keenest of the casino game players made their way there in order to be among the first to place a bet after the much delayed opening finally took place at the end of last week.

3, 000 people celebrate the event

Some 3, 000 people attended the lavish ceremony marking the opening of the complex, which is designed to accommodate a maximum of between 30, 000 and 40, 000 guests per day.

A fusion of cultures

Mr Lui Che Woo, founder and CEO of the Galaxy Entertainment Group explained that the new complex mixed traditional Asian culture and Western management policies.

A wide selection of games

The Galaxy Macao casino complex will provide three first class hotels for all those who want to make their stay in Macau a real holiday in addition to the possibility of playing poker, blackjack, roulette and many other casino games beside.

As a new casino opens another one closes

A few hours after the pomp and circumstance of the opening of the Galaxy Macao, the famous Sahara Casino in Las Vegas closed its doors for the last time. Total revenue from the casino industry for Macao rocketed by an unbelievable 58% for the fiscal year 2010, reaching a scorching $22.3 billion or 188.3 billion patacas, equivalent to four times the revenue of the Las Vegas Strip.

It is a definite sign of the changing of the guard between Las Vegas and Macao in terms of domination of the global casino industry. So let the good times roll, if you are lucky enough to be in Macao rather than Las Vegas.