Macau gambling revenue up 13 percent in April yr/yr

HONG KONG Thu May 2, 2013 12:35am EDT

HONG KONG May 2 (Reuters) - Gambling revenue in Macau, the world's biggest gambling destination, rose 13.2 percent to 28.3 billion patacas ($3.54 billion) in April, according to government data.

Macau, a Portuguese colony until 1999, is the only place in China where casino gambling is legal. Full-year gambling revenue hit $38 billion last year.

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