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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 32 - Lee Choong Yan 32 Lee Choong Yan PRESIDENT AND COOGenting Malaysia POWER SCORE834 LAST YEAR24 CLAIMS TO FAME • Overseeing RM10 billion facelift of Genting’s original hilltop resort • Corporate portfolio includes properties in New York, Bahamas and UK Opened as Genting Highlands Resort nearly 50 years a...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:06

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 33 - Michael Mecca 33 Michael Mecca PRESIDENTGalaxy Entertainment Group POWER SCORE816 LAST YEAR35 CLAIMS TO FAME • Played a key role in establishing Galaxy Macau’s impressive reputation • More than 30 years’ experience in the hotel and gaming industry • Leading Galaxy’s efforts in Japan Galaxy Entert...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:00

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number Two - Francis Lui 2 Francis Lui DEPUTY CHAIRMANGalaxy Entertainment Group POWER SCORE6,780 LAST YEAR2 CLAIMS TO FAME • Has advantage of being a local operator • Largest Cotai land holdings of the six gaming concessions• More than HK$50 billion in expansion on the drawing board in Macau• Hengqin island pre...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:00

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 34 - Linda Chen and Ian Coughlan 34 Linda Chen EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND COOWynn Macau POWER SCORE770 LAST YEAR27 CLAIMS TO FAME • Go-to person for marketing and strategic development of Wynn Macau since inception • Native Chinese with deep experience in international marketing 34 Ian Coughlan EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND PRESIDE...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:51

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 36 - Graeme Stephens 36 Graeme Stephens CEOSKYCITY Entertainment Group POWER SCORE721 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • Former boss of South Africa’s biggest casino operator It didn’t take new SKYCITY boss Graeme Stephens long to get the ball rolling on his tenure after taking over from former CEO Nigel Morrison in...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:48

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 37 - Clarence Chung 37 Clarence Chung CHAIRMAN AND PRESIDENTMelco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) POWER SCORE706 LAST YEAR39 CLAIMS TO FAME • Lawrence Ho’s man in the Philippines, overseeing City of Dreams Manila • His Nasdaq listed Entertainment Gaming Asia merged into Melco Resorts Trusted deputy ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:45

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 38 - Kingson Sian 38 Kingson Sian PRESIDENTTravellers International Hotel Group POWER SCORE667 LAST YEAR36 CLAIMS TO FAME • Oversees Resorts World Manila, a joint venture between Genting Hong Kong and Philippine billionaire Andrew Tan’s Alliance Global Group • Accelerating US$650 million expansion plan foll...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:42

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 39 - Joey Lim 39 Joey Lim MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CEODonaco International POWER SCORE635 LAST YEAR38 CLAIMS TO FAME • Owns boutique border casinos in Cambodia for Thais and Vietnam for Chinese • Began Donaco with his grandfather, Genting founder Lim Goh Tong For Star Vegas in Poipet, the training wheels ar...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:39

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 40 - Thomas Arasi 40 Thomas Arasi PRESIDENT AND COOSolaire Resort & Casino POWER SCORE621 LAST YEAR50 CLAIMS TO FAME • Turned Solaire’s fortunes around • Serves as President, COO and Director of parent company Bloomberry Tom Arasi is one of this year’s biggest movers on the Asian Gaming Power 50, up ...
Monday, 04 December 2017 22:54

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 41 - Jun Fujimoto 41 Jun Fujimoto EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND PRESIDENTUniversal Entertainment POWER SCORE616 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • Universal founder Kazuo Okada “protégé” blamed for chairman’s ouster • Leading corporate deliberations on fate of Okada Manila What to do with someone else’s dream? T...
Monday, 04 December 2017 22:51

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