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Vegas of the East Vs. The Sin City

eMacau Las Vegas VEGAS OF THE EAST vs THE SIN. ČITY 100 Most of us have heard about the booming cities of China but you might not have heard about one particular city that tops the list of exciting Chinese metropolises. Referred to as "The Las Vegas of the East", the city Macau claims to be bigger, bolder and even more glamorous than its Western counterpart. Some are even saying that it is the true capital of gambling. Let's see how these two gambling giants measure up! MACAU LAS VEGAS O O Q O O O O Q O O KO Q O O Q O O O O O PAO KO O O O O O O x $1 billion O O O O Q O O Q OO O O O Q C TOURISM x $1 billion $ 28 BILLION 39.7 BILLION O81 x $1 billion $ 10.8 BILLION 2 85 3 GAMBLING REVENUE x $1 billion $ 38 BILLION Only 20% of tourist come mainly for gambling to Las Vegas compared to 65% in Macau! THE VENETIAN MACAO MGM GRAND LAS VEGAS CASINO GS GRAND BIGGEST CASINO The Venetian Macao is a luxury hotel and casino The MGM Grand Las Vegas is a hotel casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The MGM Grand is the second largest hotel in the world by number of rooms and the largest hotel resort complex in the United States. When it opened in 1993, the MGM resort in Macau owned by the Las Vegas Sands. The Venetian is a 40-story, $ 2.4 billion anchor for the seven hotels on the Cotai Strip in Macau. 10,500,000-square-foot (980,000 m²) Venetian Macao is modeled after its sister casino resort The Venetian Las Vegas, and is the sixth-largest building in the world in square footage. The Venetian Macao is the largest casino in the world, and the largest single-structure hotel building in Asia. The Grand was the largest hotel in the world. The resort officially opened on 28 August 2007 with 3000 suites, 1,200,000 sq ft (110,000 m²) of convention space, 1,600,000 sq ft (150,000 m²) of retail, 550,000 square feet (51,000 m?) of casino space - with 3400 slot machines and 800 gambling tables and a 15,000 seat arena for entertainment and Owned and operated by MGM Resorts International, the 30-floor main building is 293 ft (89 m) high. The property includes five outdoor pools, rivers, and waterfalls that cover 6.6 acres (2.7 ha), a 380,000 sq ft (35,000 m²) convention center, the MGM Grand Garden Arena, and the Grand Spa. It also houses numerous shops and night clubs, restaurants, and a casino which occupies 171,500 sq ft (15,930 m²). 19 sports events. TOTAL CASINO SPACE TOTAL CASINO SPACE 550,000 SQ FT 171,500 SQ FT SLOTS TABLES SLOTS TABLES 3,400 800 2,300 20 VERDICT Macau IS THE WINNER! Las Vegas will forever be the symbol of glittering casinos, neon signs and fortunes being made and lost. However the numbers tell a different story. It seems like Macau really is the new global capital of gambling, casinos and all that it comes with them and Las Vegas is becoming a tourist destination favored for it's shows and entertainment rather than just gambling. THE INFOGRAPHIC WAS CREATED BY BIGFREEBET.COM A SPORTS BETTING WEBSITE. WWW.BIGFREEBET.COM BigFREEbet SOURCES | | | PHOTO BY | | | | | 200

Vegas of the East Vs. The Sin City

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Despite the sometimes seedy image of Vegas, it’s still a great place for families, with much to see and do outside of the casino. Macau doesn’t have the same vibe, and many gamblers will visit the...


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