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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number Eight - Wilfred Wong 8 Wilfred Wong EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICERSands China POWER SCORE1,964 LAST YEAR10 CLAIMS TO FAME • Sands China’s first Chinese President • Experience in construction and property development • Well-connected politically For a company as distinctly Ameri...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:01

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number Seven - Alvin Chau 7 Alvin Chau CHAIRMANSuncity Group POWER SCORE2,055 LAST YEAR13 CLAIMS TO FAME • Heads Macau’s top junket promoter • Upped stake in Vietnam IR and won casino consulting contracts there • Selected assets injected into Hong Kong listed company renamed Suncity Group Macau’s high roller...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:52

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 20 - Matt Bekier 20 Matt Bekier CHIEF EXECUTIVE AND MANAGING DIRECTORStar Entertainment Group POWER SCORE1,154 LAST YEAR23 CLAIMS TO FAME • Has turned around Australia’s second-largest casino company • Has led significant investment into Star’s Sydney and Gold Coast properties plus the AU$3 billion Queen...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:51

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 21 - David Chow 21 David Chow CO-CHAIRMAN AND CEOMacau Legend Development POWER SCORE1,148 LAST YEAR30 CLAIMS TO FAME • Valuable asset in Macau Fisherman’s Wharf as its redevelopment moves forward • Opened boutique Macau hotel and casino Legend Palace in 2017 • Both he and wife Melinda Chan are former ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:48

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number Six - Angela Leong 6 Angela Leong EXECUTIVE DIRECTORSJM Holdings MANAGING DIRECTORSociedade de Jogos de Macau DIRECTORSTDM POWER SCORE2,221 LAST YEAR6 CLAIMS TO FAME • De facto gaming industry representative in Macau Legislative Assembly • Stanley Ho’s fourth wife • Owns largest individual stake in SJM...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:47

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 22 - Nicholas Niglio 22 Nicholas Niglio EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CEORich Goldman Holdings POWER SCORE1,088 LAST YEAR25 CLAIMS TO FAME • Has overseen the company’s growth to become one of Macau’s “big three” junkets • The only Western senior junket executive In the complex world of Macau’s junket biz, R...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:46

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 23 - Levo Chan 23 Levo Chan CHAIRMAN AND CEOTak Chun Group POWER SCORE1,076 LAST YEAR26 CLAIMS TO FAME • A Macau junket veteran, having started in the 1990s before liberalization • Opened first VIP room in StarWorld, the StarWorld Tak Chun VIP Club, in 2007 It’s been a good year for Macau’s junkets. F...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:43

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 24 - George Tanasijevic 24 George Tanasijevic PRESIDENT AND CEOMarina Bay Sands MANAGING DIRECTOR – GLOBAL DEVELOPMENTLas Vegas Sands Corp POWER SCORE1,028 LAST YEAR22 CLAIMS TO FAME • Runs iconic integrated resort envied worldwide • Delivers biggest profits of any standalone property in Asia • Leads LVS effor...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:41

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 25 - Tan Hee Teck 25 Tan Hee Teck CHAIRMAN AND CEOResorts World Sentosa POWER SCORE1,007 LAST YEAR15 CLAIMS TO FAME • Spearheaded Genting’s crucial battle for Singapore gaming license • Oversees one of world’s most profitable IRs • Point player for Genting’s Japan IR ambitions Resorts World Sentosa ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:35

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 26 - Phil-lip Chun 26 Phil-lip Chun CHAIRMAN AND CEOParadise Group POWER SCORE932 LAST YEAR32 CLAIMS TO FAME • Son of Rak-won Chun, who founded Paradise Group in 1972 • Has 50% market share of Korea’s foreigners-only casino revenue It’s been a frustrating year for Paradise Group. A year that should have s...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:28

Current Issue

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