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Some gambling companies said they are under pressure amid ongoing the US-and-China trade war and China's economic slowdown.

In November, Wynn Resorts's CEO warned last month that its Macau operations have seen a notable slowdown after China's National Day Golden Week, a seven-day holiday at the beginning of October.

A total of 25.2 million visitors from mainland China came to Macau last year, accounting for 1.8% of the total population in mainland China, Las Vegas Sands management says, citing data from National Bureau of Statistics of China.

A New Jersey man got an early – and unlikely – Christmas present when he won $1 million on a $5 bet at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Saturday.

It was the first time in the resort's 15-year history a $5 wager netted such a prize, CBS Philadelphia reported.

The casino tweeted that the lucky winner, identified as Harold M. J., put $5 on the Three Card Poker "6 Card Bonus" wager.

The man was dealt a 10, Queen and Ace of Diamonds, while the dealer held a 9, Jack and King of Diamonds. He bet $5.00 on the Three Card Poker “6 Card Bonus” bet and hit a 6 card Royal Straight Flush of Diamonds for a $1,000,000 win.

That gave the winner a "6 card Royal Straight Flush of Diamonds" – and a million bucks.

A major casino could be coming to Pickering, a major gaming service operator announced in a news release Tuesday.

Durham Live, the future entertainment complex, is expected to house an indoor water park, film studios, hotels and a convention space.

Ontario Gaming GTA LP, the organization behind the plan, said in a news release that the venue could create more than 10,000 jobs, with at least 2,000 working in the casino itself.

The casino would be built near Highway 401 and is now seeking city permits, said the organization behind the plan. Ontario Gaming GTA LP is a partnership between the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, which operates some 25 gaming and hospitality services across Canada and in the U.