Macao Set to Trump Las Vegas in Gambling Biz

With hotels, entertainmentand huge investmentpromoters like Steve Wynn are making this Chinese territory the world's new betting capital

It's mid-afternoon on a Monday at the Sands Macao casino and the joint is jumping. A Chinese woman emits a shriek after winning a big hand at the baccarat table, where players and onlookers are packed three deep. White-gloved waiters dispensing free drinks make their way past green felt-covered tables and blinking slot machines where gamblers hunker down, as far as the eye can see.

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