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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 50 - Sonny Yeung 50 Sonny Yeung EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CHAIRMANSuccess Universe Group POWER SCORE534 LAST YEAR43 CLAIMS TO FAME • Operations and marketing innovator behind Ponte 16 Success Universe Group’s Macau flagship, Ponte 16, found that its greatest point of difference was also its Achilles’ heel i...
Monday, 04 December 2017 19:17
2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: The next five - Dhammika Perera Dhammika Perera CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING DIRECTORVallibel One Sri Lanka’s richest man owns three of the nation’s four casino licenses, but his plans to build a US$200 million integrated resort in Queensbury were knocked on the head by the government in 2017. To return to the full list of 2017 As...
Monday, 04 December 2017 18:33
2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: The next five - Louis Ng Louis Ng EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND COO SJM Perhaps best known for his love of fine wine, SJM’s “third in charge” and close confidante of Stanley Ho has played a key role in the company’s success over the years even if he prefers to keep a lower profile than his peers. He is also a director of...
Monday, 04 December 2017 18:31
2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: The next five - Li Chi Keung Li Chi Keung MANAGING DIRECTORMacau Jockey Club A heavy hitter in Macau’s racing and sports betting scene, Li Chi Keung oversees the Macau Jockey Club, the Canidrome and Macau Slot. He is also Chairman of junket operator Golden Group and is said to be one of the largest local mezzanine financier...
Monday, 04 December 2017 18:30
2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: The next five - Tong Fung Tong Fung CHAIRMANAquis Tony Fung’s Aquis Australia began 2017 by pulling out of a proposed plan to build a mega-IR in north Queensland and instead turned its focus to the Australian capital Canberra. Aquis has received initial approval for an AU$330 redevelopment of Casino Canberra that would a...
Monday, 04 December 2017 18:29
2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: The next five - Mike Bolsover Mike Bolsover MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CEOSilver Heritage Group It took a fully underwritten accelerated renounceable entitlement offer for Silver Heritage Group to raise the extra US$14.4 million it needed to complete its Tiger Palace Resort Bhairahawa near the Indian border in Nepal. The good news ...
Monday, 04 December 2017 18:27
2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ones to watch - Raymond Yap Raymond Yap SENIOR DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL PREMIUM AND MASS MARKET DEVELOPMENTGalaxy Entertainment Group Raymond Yap is said to be a highly influential figure for both gaming and non-gaming at Galaxy Entertainment Group and will help oversee the company’s expansion in the coming years. To re...
Monday, 04 December 2017 18:24
2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ones to watch - Yan Xu Yan Xu CHAIRMANStarlight Culture Owners – Chairman Yan Xu and Executive Director Chen Hong – renamed Jimei International Holdings as Starlight Culture in 2017, signaling a change in direction for the former junket investment firm following the departure of Jack Lam. Exactly what involvement t...
Monday, 04 December 2017 18:23
2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ones to watch - Ed Tracy Ed Tracy CEO OF ASIAHard Rock International The former Sands China President and CEO is now Hard Rock International’s CEO of Asia, tasked with expanding the company’s regional portfolio including the number one target of Japan. To return to the full list of 2017 Asian Gaming Power 50 winners...
Monday, 04 December 2017 18:21
2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ones to watch - Akiko Takahashi Akiko Takahashi EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENTMelco Resorts Melco’s Executive VP and Chief Officer of HR and Corporate Social Responsibility is a close confidante of Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho. With a background in hospitality, she survived the purge of senior executives in 2017 – a testament to t...
Monday, 04 December 2017 18:19

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OZ VIP: A new dawn

OZ VIP: A new dawn It has taken just 12 months for Australia’s VIP turnover to rebound following the arrests of 19 Crown Resorts employees in China in October 2016, but the balance of power between Australian operators has shifted dramatically in the process. By Ben Blaschke   Just 12 months after the release of... Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:32

Waiting for Garapan

Waiting for Garapan Imperial Pacific says it will miss another deadline for completing its Saipan casino hotel, and there’s no consensus on a completion date. Meanwhile, VIP roll and trade receivable numbers soar. By Muhammad Cohen   Imperial Pacific International continues to excel at manythings. Its monopoly ca... Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:27

License to thrill: How casino re-tendering will shape Macau’s future

License to thrill: How casino re-tendering will shape Macau’s future Professor Glenn McCartney takes a look at the impending Macau casino re-tendering process and why the government’s criteria for issuing licenses will shape the city’s tourism future. By Professor Glenn McCartney   Macau’s casino concession and sub-concession contracts will all end in a few... Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:21

Making live online gaming a reality

Making live online gaming a reality Latency has long been the ultimate challenge for online gaming operators in their quest to provide a quality product, but a new open framework technology could prove to be a game-changer. By Jaheer Abbas | Senior Director, SEA & India at Limelight Networks   It’s hard to imagine that onlin... Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:09