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All eyes Down Under Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia is back bigger and better than ever in 2017 with a range of insightful panel topics and a comprehensive eSports workshop. The 8th annual Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia (GRWA) returns to the Novotel at Sydney’s Darling Harbour from 14 to 16 August...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 14:54

Joey Lim: Thinking big The grandson of late Genting Group founder Lim Goh Tong, Donaco International Managing Director and CEO Joey Lim says after using the Genting system in Vietnam and Cambodia, the Australia listed casino operator is ready for mainstream markets like Japan. By Muhammad Cohen    Donaco Internationa...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 18:43

China’s Mass on the rise Among the most intriguing panels at July’s World Executive Summit in Barcelona will be a presentation by Galaxy Entertainment Group Chief Marketing Officer Kevin Clayton titled “China’s Mass on the rise.” IAG spoke to Mr Clayton in advance about this vital segment of the global gaming and to...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 18:39

Passage to Asia Having traditionally focused the bulk of its energies on the US casino market, International Game Technology (IGT) is on a mission to boost its global footprint with Asia at the top of the list. By Ben Blaschke   It’s not often that a company with annual revenue of US$5.15 billion can reasonab...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 18:33

The Rise of Indochina Part 2: Vietnam In the second of a two-part series examining Cambodia and Vietnam, MdME’s Rui Pinto Proença guides us through the regulatory framework surrounding the Vietnamese gaming industry. By Rui Pinto Proença   After a long (and, for some, painful) wait, the Government of Vietnam has issued its Decre...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 18:21

Educating Japan Inside Asian Gaming spoke with Managing Partner at Global Market Advisors, Steve Gallaway, to gain a deeper insight into the company’s 2017 White Paper on Japan Integrated Resorts. By Andrew W Scott   Andrew W Scott: Global Market Advisors released its White Paper on Japan Integrated Resorts e...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 18:11

Winning A Japanese IR concession In the final instalment of their five part series on the development of Japanese integrated resorts, casino and integrated resort experts Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr Andy Nazarechuk examine the many elements authorities and operators must get right to ensure an IRs long-term success. By Dr Glenn McCa...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 18:04

When was the last time you were coached? By Professor Dr Brian To   All over the world, athletes and sports teams are being coached daily. There is good reason for this necessary function, which is simply that it’s difficult to coach yourself and to motivate oneself to higher levels of performance, whether it be losing weight, supervi...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 18:00

Asian fantasy With the battle to win over regulators now well and truly underway in the United States and Europe, Daily Fantasy Sports operators such as Malta-based Oulala Games are starting to turn their gaze towards Asia. By Ben Blaschke   Asia, a continent of 48 countries each with their own distinct rules...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 17:53

Lawrence Ho Going solo 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.   In an exclusive interview conducted shortly after Melco Resorts & Entertainment announced the sale ...
Thursday, 08 June 2017 12:30

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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