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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ones to watch - Grant Chum Grant Chum CHIEF OF STAFFSands China Former analyst now acting as 2IC to Dr Wilfred Wong at Sands China. Some say he is being groomed for his boss’ job someday. To return to the full list of 2017 Asian Gaming Power 50 winners, click here.
Monday, 04 December 2017 18:13
2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ones to watch - Raymond Chan Raymond Chan CO-FOUNDER AND CEOTGG Interactive The founder of open-source platform provider TGG has signed 13 partner casinos to take part in the company’s innovative business model which could change the face of slot machines as we know them. To return to the full list of 2017 Asian Gaming Pow...
Monday, 04 December 2017 18:12
2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ones to watch - Mark Brown Mark Brown CHAIRMANImperial Pacific International Now less involved in day to day operations than he was previously as CEO but played a key role in ensuring the company’s Saipan project got going. To return to the full list of 2017 Asian Gaming Power 50 winners, click here.
Monday, 04 December 2017 18:08

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50 Position Name Title Organization 1 Sheldon Adelson CEO and Chairman Las Vegas Sands and Sands China 2 Francis Lui Deputy Chairman Galaxy Entertainment Group 3 Lawrence Ho Chairman and CEO Melco Resorts 4 Lim Kok Thay Executive Chairman and CEO Genting...
Monday, 04 December 2017 16:45

Art and eSports: Pansy Ho’s Macau masterplan Speaking to selected media at the MGS Entertainment Show 2017, MGM China co-Chairperson and Executive Director Pansy Ho revealed her desire to help Macau become a global center of eSports and how her experience in the art world can provide the blueprint. By Ben Blaschke SHE has spent more than a d...
Monday, 04 December 2017 15:50

Lloyd Robson: New horizons Inside Asian Gaming catches up with Lloyd Robson, Aristocrat’s new Sales Director – Asia Pacific. IAG: Let’s start by talking about your background. Where did you grow up? Lloyd Robson: I was born in Sydney and spent my whole school life there. When I finished school, I moved to London and w...
Monday, 04 December 2017 15:47

The evolution of non-gaming amenities Shared social experiences, carefully crafted spaces and unique entertainment offerings have emerged as key factors in the implementation of effective non-gaming offerings in today’s integrated resorts.  By Ben Blaschke “I get asked the question all the time – ‘What are the amenities I sho...
Monday, 04 December 2017 15:45

Exploring new horizons Open-source platform provider TGG is looking to fill what it sees as a major gap in the global gaming market by providing game options that suit operators of all shapes and sizes. PLUGGING the holes. It’s a term that fits well when describing open-source platform pioneer TGG, whose rapid expansio...
Monday, 04 December 2017 15:42

Service strategy that works? In his latest column for IAG, Dr Brian To looks at contrasting approaches to customer service and the benefits of giving customers a unique experience. By Professor Dr Brian To   DURING the 1980s, we all came to know of the legendary service that was provided by the giant retailer Nordstrom, fou...
Monday, 04 December 2017 15:41

MGS’ High Five The show formerly known as the Macao Gaming Show celebrated its 5th anniversary at theVenetian Macao in November. THE MGS Entertainment Show celebrated its 5th year in 2017 with 162 exhibitors and visitors from over 80 countries converging on the Venetian Macao from 14 to 16 November. Event organi...
Monday, 04 December 2017 15:37

Current Issue

Tribal Ambition

Tribal Ambition By Muhammad Cohen and Ben Blaschke   Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment CEO Mario Kontomerkos believes the Native American casino operator has two aces in the hole for Japan, especially when it comes to the so-called regional markets beyond major areas. In his presentation at last month’s Japan ... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:55

Social Gathering

Social Gathering By Shaun McCamley   Social casino gaming is booming. In 2017, the global social gaming industry generated a whopping US$106 billion in revenues, with the social casino segment generating US$4.5 billion in revenues. Not surprisingly China, Japan and Korea generated 90% of the games revenue in the... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:44

Redefining Tourism

Redefining Tourism By Muhammad Cohen   In an era when tourism constitutes a growing portion of the global economy, integrated resorts present a potent although frequently misunderstood means for growing visitor arrivals and revenue. It’s not simply the casino but their range of attractions that make IRs such powe... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:37

Japan IR Timeline

Japan IR Timeline By Ben Blaschke   What year for Japan’s first IR? It’s a question that continues to divide industry stakeholders, the answer further clouded by the substantial disparity in opinion offered at last month’s Japan Gaming Congress (JgC) in Tokyo. At the nearer end of the scale, members of the... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:27