Regulator Who Oversaw Macau Gaming Transformation to Retire

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  • Manuel Joaquim das Neves was a civil servant over 30 years
  • City has seen sevenfold casino revenue growth in past decade

Macau’s lead casinos regulator will retire next month, after almost two decades where he oversaw the industry’s growth to the world’s largest as more Chinese became rich, and witnessed its sharp downturn last year as Beijing’s anti-corruption crackdown curbed high-stakes gamblers.

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