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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

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number one - Sheldon Adelson 1 Sheldon Adelson CHAIRMAN AND CEOLas Vegas Sands CHAIRMAN AND CEOSands China POWER SCORE7,549 LAST YEAR1 CLAIMS TO FAME • Brought Las Vegas to Asia with Sands Macao and Venetian Macao • Founding father of Macau’s Cotai Strip, putting Macau on track as a tourism destination • Develop...
Monday, 04 December 2017 15:28

Guiding light Mr Jay Chun, Chairman of MGS Entertainment Show organizer the Macau Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Association (MGEMA), discusses the birth of the MGEMA and how it plans to help shape Macau’s future ahead of the 5th anniversary of MGS. By Ben Blaschke       Ben Blaschke: The MGS Entertainm...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:35

Macau satellite casinos: the more the merrier? MdME’s Rui Pinto Proença looks at the recent flurry of satellite casinos entering the Macau market and their apparent flouting of the “2008 Moratorium.”  By Rui Pinto Proenç As we enter the final stretch of 2017, it is clear that Macau will end the year with no additions to its portfolio ...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:33

NOkada Manila Japan’s Universal Entertainment ousted founder Kazuo Okada earlier this year, prompting questions about the future of the integrated resort bearing his name and the company’s Japan casino ambitions. By Muhammad Cohen | Editor-at-Large After years of controversy, it all seemed to be coming toge...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:31

Macau city brand strategy Professor Glenn McCartney explains the importance of developing a unique city brand strategy and why it can help Macau achieve true diversification when it comes to tourist appeal. By Professor Glenn McCartney The brand strategy of a city – from its vision and goals to the level of engagement wi...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:27

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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