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Macau loses 5,500 gaming sector workers

By Brad Allen
Tuesday, 29th July 2014

The world's largest gambling market Macau saw its gaming workforce contract in Q2 by 5,500 to 80,000, according to data from the region's Statistics and Census Service. With the region reporting unemployment levels of just 1.7%, many of these workers may have moved to the construction industry, which added 7,000 workers. The worker migration away from casinos could reflect...

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11 - 13 August 2014, Sydney
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12 - 14 August 2014, Sydney
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2 - 4 September 2014, Bucharest
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18 - 19 September 2014, Las Vegas
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30 - 2 October 2014, Las Vegas
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6 - 8 October 2014, Emperors Palace Hotel, Johannesburg S. Africa
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21 - 22 October 2014, London
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Eastern European Gaming Summit (EEGS)
20 - 21 October 2014, Inter Expo Centre, Sofia
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21 - 22 October, Inter Expo Centre, Sofia
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