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Guiding light Mr Jay Chun, Chairman of MGS Entertainment Show organizer the Macau Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Association (MGEMA), discusses the birth of the MGEMA and how it plans to help shape Macau’s future ahead of the 5th anniversary of MGS. By Ben Blaschke       Ben Blaschke: The MGS Entertainm...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:35

Macau satellite casinos: the more the merrier? MdME’s Rui Pinto Proença looks at the recent flurry of satellite casinos entering the Macau market and their apparent flouting of the “2008 Moratorium.”  By Rui Pinto Proenç As we enter the final stretch of 2017, it is clear that Macau will end the year with no additions to its portfolio ...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:33

NOkada Manila Japan’s Universal Entertainment ousted founder Kazuo Okada earlier this year, prompting questions about the future of the integrated resort bearing his name and the company’s Japan casino ambitions. By Muhammad Cohen | Editor-at-Large After years of controversy, it all seemed to be coming toge...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:31

Macau city brand strategy Professor Glenn McCartney explains the importance of developing a unique city brand strategy and why it can help Macau achieve true diversification when it comes to tourist appeal. By Professor Glenn McCartney The brand strategy of a city – from its vision and goals to the level of engagement wi...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:27

Platform migrations Comtrade Gaming’s  Director of Interactive, Steven Valentine, explains why it is so important for online gaming companies to choose wisely when considering platform migration. By Steven Valentine When the term “platform migration” is first touted inside an operator’s business, they are ty...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:24

In search of growth strategies Dr Brian To takes a look at the contrasting fortunes of the world’s low budget airlines, with Asian enterprises such as Spring Airlines leading the way when it comes to positive expansion strategies. By Professor Dr Brian To The recent news that Irish low-cost airline Ryanair had cancelled many ...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:22

Ainsworth reveals new Asian titles Australian slot machine manufacturer Ainsworth Game Technology is continuing to demonstrate its commitment to delivering products designed for the Asian market with the impending release of a range of link progressives and SAP packages in the A600 cabinet that complement its variety of products deve...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:18

Smart City, Smart Show The MGS Entertainment Show will take a look into the future of the gaming industry this year with a number of exhibitors showing off their technological innovations. Macau’s future as a “smart city” will be the core theme of this year’s MGS Entertainment Show, to be held at the Venetian Mac...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:15

Korea: Into the Unknown Despite ongoing concerns over the long-term impact of geopolitical tensions on Korea’s gaming industry, US operators Caesars Entertainment and Mohegan Sun are intent on joining Paradise Co as the country’s first integrated resort operators. By Ben Blaschke  Like the popular girl at school lef...
Thursday, 28 September 2017 15:48

Embracing collaboration Reversing a legacy of Asia failures, Caesars President for International Development Steve Tight successfully secured a casino license for the company in South Korea. And its disappointments in Macau may prove helpful in Japan. As Caesars emerges from lengthy US bankruptcy proceedings and its growth...
Thursday, 28 September 2017 15:43

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Guiding light

Guiding light Mr Jay Chun, Chairman of MGS Entertainment Show organizer the Macau Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Association (MGEMA), discusses the birth of the MGEMA and how it plans to help shape Macau’s future ahead of the 5th anniversary of MGS. By Ben Blaschke       Ben Blaschke: The MGS Entertainm... Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:35

Macau satellite casinos: the more the merrier?

Macau satellite casinos: the more the merrier? MdME’s Rui Pinto Proença looks at the recent flurry of satellite casinos entering the Macau market and their apparent flouting of the “2008 Moratorium.”  By Rui Pinto Proenç As we enter the final stretch of 2017, it is clear that Macau will end the year with no additions to its portfolio ... Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:33

NOkada Manila

NOkada Manila Japan’s Universal Entertainment ousted founder Kazuo Okada earlier this year, prompting questions about the future of the integrated resort bearing his name and the company’s Japan casino ambitions. By Muhammad Cohen | Editor-at-Large After years of controversy, it all seemed to be coming toge... Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:31

Macau city brand strategy

Macau city brand strategy Professor Glenn McCartney explains the importance of developing a unique city brand strategy and why it can help Macau achieve true diversification when it comes to tourist appeal. By Professor Glenn McCartney The brand strategy of a city – from its vision and goals to the level of engagement wi... Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:27