Macau visitors splash 84 percent of cash on gambling

    Visitors to Macau spend 84 percent of the money they spend in the territory on gambling, according to a Statistics and Census Service survey. Macau gets about 35 percent of its gross domestic product from tourism. The survey looked at what tourists spent in 2010 on gambling, shopping, eating and drinking and hotels. It found that the value added by the tourism industry in 2010 was 51.8 billion (US$6.48 billion).