Macau transit visa scare overblown: analysts

Union Gaming Research Macau analysts crossed over the border into mainland China for a reality check on the much discussed crackdown on transit visas to Macau that’s hit casino share prices over the past week. Analysts Grant Govertsen and Felicity Chiang found that it’s business as usual for the transit visa cottage industry in neighboring Zhuhai.

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