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Japan on show in Tokyo The Japan Gaming Congress returned to Tokyo in May for the first time in three years with the biggest names in the industry coming together to discuss the key issues surrounding Asia’s next gaming hub. By Ben Blaschke     It was 2014 when the Japan Gaming Congress (JgC) was held for the firs...
Thursday, 08 June 2017 11:16

Clinton Long: Asian persuasion Inside Asian Gaming Deputy Editor Raquel Dias caught up with Scientific Games Sales Director Clinton Long to discuss his love affair with Asia.   Raquel Dias: Thanks for chatting to us Clinton. Can you start by telling us a little bit about yourself? Clinton Long: I grew up in Sydney and Aristoc...
Thursday, 08 June 2017 11:02

Onwards and upwards for G2E Asia G2E Asia saw record numbers gather at the Venetian Macao last month as Macau’s biggest gaming trade show again attracted the eyes of the industry. By Raquel Dias   As has become customary over the past decade, May saw the latest edition of Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia fire up at the Venetian ...
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 17:44

The Philippines fights back By Muhammad Cohen | Editor at large Muhammad Cohen also blogs for Forbes on gaming throughout Asia and wrote Hong Kong On Air, a novel set during the 1997 handover about TV news, love, betrayal, high finance and cheap lingerie.    For the Philippines, 2016 began with stolen millions from the Ba...
Monday, 08 May 2017 17:00

Macau’s entertainment dilemma In an insightful interview, former Melco Crown Entertainment executive John Raczka explains why Macau must overcome some difficult hurdles if it hopes to fulfill the government’s dream of boasting world-class non-gaming attractions. If you ever wondered who drove the development of the cutting ed...
Monday, 08 May 2017 16:50

From pachinko to sumo wrestling The building of a Japanese IR In the third of their five part series on the development of Japanese integrated resorts, casino and IR experts Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr Andy Nazarechuk look at the attractions a Japanese IR will need to consider if it is to thrive.  By Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr And...
Monday, 08 May 2017 16:36

Spotlight on Japan The second Japan Gaming Congress takes place this month with leading operators, local politicians and industry experts converging on Tokyo for this landmark event.   With the eyes of the gaming world now very much focused on Japan, May sees the Grand Hyatt Tokyo play host to the second edition of...
Monday, 08 May 2017 16:30

Yet another trade show? In his latest column for Inside Asian Gaming, Dr Brian To looks at the importance of modern day trade shows to business strategy and the failings of some companies to capitalize. By Professor Dr Brian To Professor Dr Brian To is a global strategist and senior practice professor with over six advan...
Monday, 08 May 2017 16:24

Asia’s final fantasy IAG speaks to Jeffrey Haas, Chief International Officer at DraftKings, about the rapid rise of Daily Fantasy Sports and the game’s global regulatory state ahead of DraftKings’ push into Asia. By Ben Blaschke   Ben Blaschke: Thanks for chatting with us Jeffrey. Can you start by providing a br...
Monday, 08 May 2017 16:00

The Rise of Indochina Part 1 In the first of a two-part series examining Vietnam and Cambodia, MdME’s Rui Pinto Proença guides us through the regulatory framework surrounding the Cambodian gaming industry. By Rui Pinto Proença Rui Pinto Proença is a partner at MdME, where he heads the firm’s Corporate and Gaming practi...
Monday, 08 May 2017 15:52

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G2E ASIA AWARDS to debut in 2018

G2E ASIA AWARDS to debut in 2018 Inside Asian Gaming and G2E Asia will co-organize the inaugural G2E Asia Awards in 2018 – the official awards of Asia’s biggest industry  trade show and exhibition, G2E Asia. In an exciting development for the Asian gaming industry, Inside Asian Gaming and G2E Asia announced in March that they... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:07

Indian Dreaming: Tiger Palace putting Nepal in the game

Indian Dreaming: Tiger Palace putting Nepal in the game By Ben Blaschke The first integrated resort to be built in South Asia, Tiger Palace Resort in Nepal’s lowland Terai plains sits just eight kilometers from the border with India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh, home to some 215 million people. At US$52 million it also represents a fascinatin... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:12

Digital Danger

Digital Danger As the world becomes increasingly digital, the world’s casino operators are taking cyber security more seriously than ever before. But as leading risk mitigation company Kroll explains, risks remain – and not always where you might expect.  By Ben Blaschke AS cautionary tales go, the downfall... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:09

Gaming development outlook along the Belt and Road

Gaming development outlook along the Belt and Road Michael Zhu, SVP of International Planning and Analysis for The Innovation Group, delves into the benefits that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s “One Belt and One Road” initiative will bring to Asia’s gaming industry. By Michael Zhu PRIOR to the current recovery of Macau’s gaming malaise, ... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:08