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This started in Portuguese times, when Macau was popular with visitors from nearby British Hong Kong , where gambling was more closely regulated.
The Venetian Macao is currently the largest casino in the world. The Casino Estoril , located in the municipality of Cascais , on the Portuguese Riviera , near Lisbon , is the largest casino in Europe by capacity.
Singapore is an up-and-coming destination for visitors wanting to gamble, although there are currently only two casinos both foreign owned , in Singapore.
With currently over 1, casinos, the United States has the largest number of casinos in the world. The number continues to grow steadily as more states seek to legalize casinos.
Relatively small places such as Las Vegas are best known for gambling; larger cities such as Chicago are not defined by their casinos in spite of the large turnover.
Top American casino markets by revenue annual revenues: The Nevada Gaming Control Board divides Clark County , which is coextensive with the Las Vegas metropolitan area, into seven market regions for reporting purposes.
Native American gaming has been responsible for a rise in the number of casinos outside of Las Vegas and Atlantic City.
Given the large amounts of currency handled within a casino, both patrons and staff may be tempted to cheat and steal, in collusion or independently; most casinos have security measures to prevent this.
Security cameras located throughout the casino are the most basic measure. Modern casino security is usually divided between a physical security force and a specialized surveillance department.
The physical security force usually patrols the casino and responds to calls for assistance and reports of suspicious or definite criminal activity.
When it opened in , The Mirage was the first casino to use cameras full-time on all table games. In addition to cameras and other technological measures, casinos also enforce security through rules of conduct and behavior; for example, players at card games are required to keep the cards they are holding in their hands visible at all times.
Over the past few decades, casinos have developed many different marketing techniques for attracting and maintaining loyal patrons.
Casinos have been linked to organised crime , with early casinos in Las Vegas originally dominated by the American Mafia   and in Macau by Triad syndicates.
According to some police reports, incidences of reported crime often double and triple in communities within three years of a casino opening.
It has been said that economic studies that show a positive relationship between casinos and crime usually fail to consider the visiting population at risk when they calculate the crime rate in casino areas.
Such studies thus count the crimes committed by visitors, but do not count visitors in the population measure, and this overstates the crime rates in casino areas.
Part of the reason this methodology is used, despite it leading to an overstatement of crime rates, is that reliable data on tourist count are often not available.
There are unique occupational health issues in the casino industry. The most common are from cancers  resulting from exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke   and musculoskeletal injury MSI  from repetitive motion injuries while running table games over many hours.
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