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In 1999, the first American gambling companies went to Macau, where gambling was legalized after the departure of the Portuguese. Three gambling licenses were issued to Stanley Ho, Steve Wynn and Scheldon Adelson. Gradually more came. But after the first disappointing reports, several American gambling entrepreneurs stopped their Chinese plans. Most of the research to improve the situation took place around 2005 and naturally focused mainly on the Chinese gambler.