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Final fantasy It’s been an eventful year for Daily Fantasy Sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel, resulting in the revelation that they will now merge to create an industry superpower. IAG takes a closer look at their path to marriage. In a surprise twist to the Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) saga, industry giants...
Thursday, 08 December 2016 02:36

Paying to the base The improving economic fortunes of the casino industry were reflected in overall CEO compensation, according to AETHOS Consulting Group and its annual report on gaming executive salaries. By Keith Kefgen, AETHOS Consulting Group The gaming industry is a dichotomy of large and small. At one end of ...
Thursday, 08 December 2016 02:32

Games of the future By Prof. I. Nelson Rose Every single form of legal gambling was invented in the 19th century, except bingo. You know your industry is in trouble if the most current product you offer your 21st century patrons is bingo. Of course there have been technological developments. But these have been evolut...
Thursday, 08 December 2016 02:28

MGS debuts its new look Boasting a brand new name and featuring a number of new sectors to reflect Macau’s growing diversity, the MGS Entertainment Show celebrated its fourth year in 2016. Held at the Venetian Macao from 15 to 17 November, the gaming trade show and exhibition – formerly known as the Macao Gaming Show ...
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 22:26

Battle Royale The changing face of iGaming acquisition and retention   With the goalposts constantly shifting, developing an effective strategy to both find and retain players in the online gaming world is more difficult than ever. By Ben Blaschke   It’s no great secret that online gambling is the fastest...
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 17:35

Tony Payne: Eastern Aspect President of Shanghai-based slot machine manufacturer Aspect Gaming, Tony Payne,tells IAG about his fascinatingly unorthodox journey into the gaming industry.   Inside Asian Gaming: Before we talk about your career in the gaming industry, can you tell us a bit about your background? Tony Payne: I...
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 16:58

Inter-national ambition Inter-national ambition IAG sits down with Interblock CEO John Connelly to discuss the gaming machine manufacturer’s rapidly expanding portfolio. By Andrew W Scott   Andrew W Scott: Thanks for chatting with us John. Interblock is a little different from other global gaming equipment m...
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 13:43

Back to the future Back to the future As gaming revenue growth returns, questions remain on whether Macau has created the foundations for a sustainable recovery. By Muhammad Cohen   Signs of Macau’s rebound abound. October saw a third consecutive month of rising year-on-year gross gaming revenue after 26 ...
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 13:17

Winning Hand Winning hand On the eve of the MGS Entertainment Show, IAG finds out a bit more about Chief Technology Officer of Winning Asia and  MGEMA Deputy Chairman Ronald Leung. IAG: First of all Ronald, can you tell us about your background? Ronald Leung: My parents were born in Macau in the 1950s, bu...
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 13:08

Embracing the PESO media model Embracing the PESO media model   Never before has there been so much marketing media yet so few people wanting to hear the messages. Under such circumstances, now is probably a good time to rethink our media efforts. By Julia Carcamo   For years, many in business thought of media in two forms:...
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 12:13

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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Meet the Selection Panel

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Meet the Selection Panel Andrew W Scott CEOInside Asian Gaming Inside Asian Gaming’s CEO first entered a casino in 1986, fell in love with the surrounds and has been around them ever since. Andrew founded World Gaming Group and launched WGM in 2009, took over IAG in 2015, debuted a third magazine called High Life in ... Tuesday, 05 December 2017 19:28

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ten Years On

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ten Years On A decade of making the Asian Gaming Power 50 By Andrew W ScottIAG Asian Gaming Power 50 selection panel Chairman EVERY year for the last decade, Inside Asian Gaming has completed a task that is fascinating, exhilarating, intellectually stimulating and industry-defining whilst simultaneously bei... Tuesday, 05 December 2017 19:12

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 19 -  James Murren

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 19 - James Murren 19 James Murren CHAIRPERSON AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTORMGM China Holdings POWER SCORE1,165 LAST YEAR12 CLAIMS TO FAME • Chairman of the world’s second largest casino company • Credited with keeping MGM Resorts afloat during the GFC If the strong domestic results achieved by MGM China’s pa... Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:44

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 18 - Chen Lip Keong

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 18 - Chen Lip Keong 18 Chen Lip Keong CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTORNagaCorp POWER SCORE1,234 LAST YEAR20 CLAIMS TO FAME • Casino monopoly within 200 kilometers of Phnom Penh runs to 2035, license to 2065. • Owns 65% of first gaming company ever listed in Hong Kong • NagaWorld extension Naga2 debuted in Novemb... Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:39