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The Philippines fights back By Muhammad Cohen | Editor at large 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.    For the Philippines, 2016 began with stolen millions from the Ba...
Monday, 08 May 2017 09:00

Macau’s entertainment dilemma In an insightful interview, former Melco Crown Entertainment executive John Raczka explains why Macau must overcome some difficult hurdles if it hopes to fulfill the government’s dream of boasting world-class non-gaming attractions. If you ever wondered who drove the development of the cutting ed...
Monday, 08 May 2017 08:50

From pachinko to sumo wrestling The building of a Japanese IR In the third of their five part series on the development of Japanese integrated resorts, casino and IR experts Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr Andy Nazarechuk look at the attractions a Japanese IR will need to consider if it is to thrive.  By Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr And...
Monday, 08 May 2017 08:36

Spotlight on Japan The second Japan Gaming Congress takes place this month with leading operators, local politicians and industry experts converging on Tokyo for this landmark event.   With the eyes of the gaming world now very much focused on Japan, May sees the Grand Hyatt Tokyo play host to the second edition of...
Monday, 08 May 2017 08:30

Yet another trade show? In his latest column for Inside Asian Gaming, Dr Brian To looks at the importance of modern day trade shows to business strategy and the failings of some companies to capitalize. By Professor Dr Brian To Professor Dr Brian To is a global strategist and senior practice professor with over six advan...
Monday, 08 May 2017 08:24

Asia’s final fantasy IAG speaks to Jeffrey Haas, Chief International Officer at DraftKings, about the rapid rise of Daily Fantasy Sports and the game’s global regulatory state ahead of DraftKings’ push into Asia. By Ben Blaschke   Ben Blaschke: Thanks for chatting with us Jeffrey. Can you start by providing a br...
Monday, 08 May 2017 08:00

The Rise of Indochina Part 1 In the first of a two-part series examining Vietnam and Cambodia, MdME’s Rui Pinto Proença guides us through the regulatory framework surrounding the Cambodian gaming industry. By Rui Pinto Proença Rui Pinto Proença is a partner at MdME, where he heads the firm’s Corporate and Gaming practi...
Monday, 08 May 2017 07:52

Lex Mundi lays down the law Led by Macau law firm MdME, worldwide legal collaborative Lex Mundi will launch its new Global Gaming Law Guide at G2E Asia 2017. The guide is published by Inside Asian Gaming.   G2E Asia has long provided a high profile opportunity for companies within the global gaming industry to launch new ...
Monday, 08 May 2017 07:38

Changing the game Online platform provider Bit8 believes it will revolutionize the previously under-served online lottery market with its new product, Lotto Hero. For most of us, the word “lottery” evokes memories of lining up at the local newsagent or supermarket whenever a big draw is announced then waiting an...
Monday, 08 May 2017 07:31

Miguel Choi: Home grown Inside Asian Gaming Deputy Editor Raquel Dias finds out a little more about local boy made good, Aristocrat Regional Marketing Manager Miguel Choi.   Raquel Dias: Can you tell us about your background? Miguel Choi: I was born in Hong Kong but grew up in Macau. There is a little story behind this...
Monday, 08 May 2017 07:24

The Philippines fights back

The Philippines fights back By Muhammad Cohen | Editor at large 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.    For the Philippines, 2016 began with stolen millions from the Ba... Monday, 08 May 2017 09:00

Macau’s entertainment dilemma

Macau’s entertainment dilemma In an insightful interview, former Melco Crown Entertainment executive John Raczka explains why Macau must overcome some difficult hurdles if it hopes to fulfill the government’s dream of boasting world-class non-gaming attractions. If you ever wondered who drove the development of the cutting ed... Monday, 08 May 2017 08:50

From pachinko to sumo wrestling

From pachinko to sumo wrestling The building of a Japanese IR In the third of their five part series on the development of Japanese integrated resorts, casino and IR experts Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr Andy Nazarechuk look at the attractions a Japanese IR will need to consider if it is to thrive.  By Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr And... Monday, 08 May 2017 08:36

Spotlight on Japan

Spotlight on Japan The second Japan Gaming Congress takes place this month with leading operators, local politicians and industry experts converging on Tokyo for this landmark event.   With the eyes of the gaming world now very much focused on Japan, May sees the Grand Hyatt Tokyo play host to the second edition of... Monday, 08 May 2017 08:30