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[$$] High-Rollers Cool Their Bets as Chinese Economy Slows

A run of good fortune for the world’s top casino operators is coming to a halt as high-rollers feel the pinch from China’s economic slowdown. Industry analysts are bearish on prospects for casinos in Macau, the southern Chinese territory that is the world’s largest gambling hub. Sluggish Chinese economic growth and overhanging trade tensions with the U.S. have led wealthy gamblers who make up more than half of Macau’s wagers to moderate their betting habits.