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Skill and social appeal needed to attract loyal multigenerational players   Classic games remain a gaming staple for properties, but the tastes and style of the newer gamers has shifted in the last few years. According to recent studies, younger audiences prefer games similar to what they played as adolescents including Xbox, Playstation, mobile and PC games, which...
Friday, 15 January 2016 14:55
INDUSTRY PROFILE: Rami Obeid   IAG: How does F&B in a gaming environment differ from F&B in say an ordinary hotel, restaurant or bar? RO: Players come to gamble, not eat and drink, so they don’t really care about anything else. You can’t interrupt them to say dinner is ready and will soon be cold. Sometimes they...
Friday, 15 January 2016 13:58
The (In)visible hand   To regulate is a fine art, and an unrewarding one at that. In fact, the most successful regulation is the one that goes unnoticed; that neither draws the lobbying eyes of the industry it conditions, nor the popular scrutiny of the society that it intends to benefit. When mastered, regulation c...
Thursday, 14 January 2016 12:46
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Tuesday, 05 January 2016 17:25
Retail review In years gone by retail was an afterthought for an Asian integrated resort. But with the rising Chinese middle class and its voracious appetite for brands, retail is as crucial as any other non-gaming element. How is retail shaping up in Macau’s new normal?
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 15:14
INDUSTRY PROFILE: Ken Jolly   IAG: Let’s start at the beginning. Tell us a little of your history with gaming over the years. Ken Jolly: I have truly been very fortunate in my career and had a global experience in the gaming industry by working and living in different regions. My career started 36 years ago in New South...
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 12:49
The Midas Touch Philippines-based Oriental Group offers the best of both worlds – land-based and online
Thursday, 16 July 2015 02:05
Fallen Out of Favor Sri Lanka’s casinos are operating in a decidedly hostile environment under the new administration of President Mithripala Sirisena
Monday, 15 June 2015 20:53
Point of Contact Innovative Technology’s cash handling products already enjoy a leading position in European markets. The company now has its sights set firmly on expansion in Asia.
Monday, 15 June 2015 20:48

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