Soon came the fiery Dragon’s Treasure in the world's largest special effects projection dome, followed by a Michael Jackson museum, the 3.7m gallon aquatic spectacle House of Dancing Water and an onslaught of pro boxers and Biebsters.
Before we leap into our Macau fun guide and Macau casino hotels review, a quick geography lesson to help you get your bearings.
Send us your Feedback / Letter to the Editor | Historial Macau Walks Turbojet also offers services between the Sky Pier at Hong Kong International Airport and Macau, plus services between Macau and both Shenzhen and Guangzhou in southern China.
Another option is the Cotai Strip Cotai Jet (tel:  2359-9990; operating from the Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal to Cotai – the fast developing casino area.
Slide Show E-mail Page Print Hotel Contacts Las Vegas saw Macau looming large in its rearview mirror and by the end of 2006 had been eclipsed on casino revenues.
In 2013, gambling revenue in Macau hit a staggering US billion – up 18.6 percent from 2012 and seven times more than the Las Vegas Strip.