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Macau gaming regulator refutes lottery legalization rumors

In Macau and the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau regulator has reportedly poured cold water on speculation that it may be about to launch a lottery similar to the Mark Six service already offered to punters in nearby Hong Kong.

According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, rumors began early last week that the former Portuguese enclave was investigating the possibility of debuting its own lottery as a means of boosting public revenues in the wake of the local casino industry’s ongoing coronavirus-related downturn. The source detailed that Hong Kong’s Mark Six lottery i…