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Technology’s Next Generation Macao Polytechnic Institute is teaching computer science with a specialization in gaming—a unique course of study born of a unique collaboration with the industry
Monday, 18 March 2013 13:28

VIP Business Basics In its authoritative report on the Macau gaming industry, “Still Raining Cash,” leading regional independent brokerage and investment group CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets details the workings of the still-dominant VIP sector
Thursday, 07 February 2013 10:50

Built for Speed Though it has been accused by some as an attempt to skirt Macau’s table cap, Sands China’s new Fast Action Baccarat is much more. It is designed to heighten excitement on the floor, and through various time-saving innovations, allows much lower minimum bets, paving the way to court a neglected c...
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 14:07

Passing the Buffett Test New research from CLSA suggests that even WarrenBuffett, the ultra-safe “Sage of Omaha,” would score Macauhighly on his well-known investment checklist.
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 18:10

Smokers Cornered The 1st January deadline to designate 50% of Macau’s casino floors as non-smoking areas is looming, and although the crucial issue of how VIP rooms are to be treated remains unanswered, as Cláudia Aranda reports, pragmatism will likely prevail
Monday, 19 November 2012 15:04

Business Not as Usual Neptune Group’s Nicholas Niglio on Macau, the state of the high end, and a new junket model for the market
Thursday, 18 October 2012 13:30

Isle of Man—the Choice for e-Gaming The Isle of Man is a global center for the regulation of online and remote gaming. Julia Connolly of Sovereign Trust (Hong Kong) Limited explains why the island, which is expected to issue its 50th license soon, is the preferred jurisdiction for many e-Gaming operators, especially those based in Asi...
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 12:12

Different Visions What makes Asia’s most bullish casino resort developer loath to enter the Philippines?
Monday, 06 August 2012 16:18

Seeking a Macau Playmate A bunny-filled casino could soon be hopping up in Asia’s hottest gaming destination
Thursday, 26 April 2007 16:40

Japan's Casino Opportunity CLSA’s Aaron Fischer believes the Japanese government will legalise casinos in the next couple of years, with Okinawa a frontrunner for the first license. Mr Fischer discusses the approval process currently in progress, and considers what form future casinos in the country could take
Sunday, 25 March 2007 16:29

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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