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Aruze rolls the dice Japanese game developer Aruze Gaming Inc is about to launch its latest electronic table game innovation into Macau. When the jackpot game is enabled, players can bet on the new Jackpot Chance side game. A game result with two dragons may trigger the Jackpot Chance while any game with three dragons ...
Monday, 28 August 2017 18:13

Trump and the new Asian hegemon In his latest column for IAG in which he examines the broader political climate around Asia, Dr Peter T Treadway explains why US President Donald Trump has got it all wrong in his approach to North Korea. By Dr Peter T Treadway   The amazing things about Senator Graham’s words are the inaccura...
Monday, 28 August 2017 18:08

Skills on show at G2E New technologies will be a key theme at Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in 2017 with the official introduction of skill-based slot machines, the future of eSports and sports betting plus the latest technological innovations to highlight the annual show. To be held from 2 to 5 October at Sands Expo and Con...
Monday, 28 August 2017 18:02

Shining Star- Matt Bekier When Matt Bekier was appointed CEO of Star growth expected when 2017 results are released later this year and entertainment Group – then known as echo entertainment – in 2014, the company was reeling from a 30.5% fall in profits, plunging share prices and ongoing public relations nightmares incl...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 16:08

Beating the odds, changing the game By Muhammad CohenWith customers literally breaking down the doors at its May 2004 opening, Sands Macao demonstrated Macau’s untapped mass market potential. Thirty-eight months later, the Venetian Macao tapped that potential – and it was a gusher. The success of the Venetian, which instantly beca...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:54

View from the top Inside Asian Gaming speaks to Aristocrat’s recently promoted CEO Trevor Croker about his first few months in the top job and his plans for maintaining the slots giant’s winning momentum.   Inside Asian Gaming: You’ve been CEO for a little over four months now. How have you found the role so...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:37

From Uber to Amazon By: Dr Peter T Treadway In his latest column for Inside Asian Gaming, Dr Peter T Treadway explains why regions like Macau and Hong Kong must support tech business as the way of the future.   Since issuing the last Dismal Optimist in May, tech stocks roared upward. That is until the afternoon of...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:19

Anson Wong: New beginnings Inside Asian Gaming Deputy Editor Raquel Dias chats with Entertainment Gaming Asia founder Anson Wong about the path that led him to start his own business.   Raquel Dias: Thank you for making time for us Anson. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Anson Wong: Wow, that is a little hard....
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:13

Time for a corporate rethink By Professor Dr Brian To In his latest column for IAG, Dr Brian To examines the management failures of three corporate giants – all of which could have been avoided.   JAPAN may be famous for its keiretsu, Kanban and long working hours, but one once mighty Japanese company, Toshiba, has recent...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:05

New era dawns in Sydney The Australasian Gaming Exhibition will be the biggest gaming trade show in the Southern hemisphere in 2017 as it moves to its new home at the impressive ICC Sydney.   Having spent the past three years at nearby Glebe Island, the Australasian Gaming expo (AGe) enters a new era in 2017 as it moves...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 14:58

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Design For Profit

Design For Profit Architect Paul Steelman provides his insights into designing the most expensive privately funded buildings on earth and making and breaking trends. By Muhammad Cohen | Editor-at-Large EMINENT casino architect Paul Steelman helped create the Asian gaming boom with the groundbreaking design of Sands... Monday, 29 January 2018 15:11

Climbing the mountain

Climbing the mountain   ASX-listed Silver Heritage Group finally launched hotel and casino operations at its new Tiger Palace Resort Bhairahawa in late 2017, having survived the 2015 earthquake, a fuel blockade on the Nepal-India border and an AU$19 million (US$14.4 million) funding shortage as a result of the delays. ... Monday, 29 January 2018 15:07

Can sportsbooks survive a 1% tax on handle?

Can sportsbooks survive a 1% tax on handle?   The big news coming out of the United States this year is the likely striking down of the federal ban on sports betting. But with many states licking their lips in anticipation of added tax dollars, the sports betting industry may well have another crippling fight on its hands. THE US Supreme C... Monday, 29 January 2018 15:05

Herman Ng:Macau Pioneer

Herman Ng:Macau Pioneer Inside Asian Gaming discovers a bit more about Herman Ng, CEO and Executive Director of Macau-based slot machine services firm Asia Pioneer Entertainment (APE). Ben Blaschke: Can you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your background? Herman Ng: I grew up in Macau and then when I was 16 ... Monday, 29 January 2018 14:52