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Singapore: An emerging destination for the big players

Las Vegas, international capital of blackjack and roulette, glamor and risk, could be forced to give up her seat in Singapore, new emerging destination for lovers of the game of chance.

According to the forecasts of industry analysts, the gambling market in Singapore is rich in opportunities and could become a competitor to fear for the Las Vegas Strip in less than two years. Already the Singapore casinos attract a wide clientele in Asia, which seems to prefer a destination of game closer.
In an effort to diversify the country’s economy, the authorities in Singapore have started the gambling in the country in early 2010, with the construction of two major resort intended to accommodate fans of the game.

Genting Singapore, the group that runs the Resorts World Sentosa casino, reported the total revenue of $ 630 million for the second quarter of activity, exceeding the initial estimates of analysts.
Genting Singapore has launched its casino in the mid of last February. The company rival, Las Vegas Sands, opened the doors of its casino, called Marina Bay Sands, at the end of April. The combined daily revenues from two casinos in the second quarter of the year indicate a profitable annual market of about $ 4 billion.