Gambling revenue in Macau rose 18% to $2.6 billion in March, sending casino stocks Melco Crown Entertainment  (MPEL) , Wynn Resorts  (WYNN) and MGM Resorts  (MGM) rising Monday afternoon. 

Melco and Wynn both climbed nearly 2% on heavy volume, while MGM rose 0.7% on even volume Monday. 

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