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The number of crimes related to gaming in Macau increased last year. According to the Judiciary Police, this follows the opposite trend for the overall number of crimes, which stood at 9,898 in 2010, a 9.42 percent drop year-on-year. Gaming-related crimes increased to 1,655 in 2010 from 1,601 the previous year. These refer to cases occurring within a casino or any other gaming establishment, or that are directly related to the gaming industry, like false imprisonment or loan sharking.