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I’ll Take Manila Matt Hurst was on the front lines in Macau for the openings of Sands, Wynn and City of Dreams. He’s working for Kazuo Okada in the Philippines now, where he believes he’s got the category-killer.
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 18:37

Time of Sands Ten years ago, Sands Macao’s opening changed the course of Macau and global gaming history
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 12:51

Supplier Awards 2014 Asia now stands in the forefront of gaming industry innovation, which pleases us more than ever to announce the winners of Inside Asian Gaming’s Supplier Awards 2014. We salute the developers and suppliers and the casino operators along with them who have made this happen through their commitmen...
Monday, 05 May 2014 15:01

The Pleasure of Anticipation SEGA SAMMY CREATION INC. President Hisao Oguchi wants to get Asia’s electronic gaming machine players excited about the process rather than the outcomes of the games. His vision is for casinos to become meccas of communal entertainment, and he’s got big things in mind to achieve it
Thursday, 10 April 2014 12:09

The Last Resort Lisboa Palace won’t open until 2017 at the earliest —the final splash of Cotai’s next wave—and it promises to be worth the wait
Monday, 17 March 2014 18:12

Bright Year Ahead With diverse markets that range from the flat to the explosive— some marked by political conflicts, others models of public-private cooperation—and with new resorts appearing on the radar with price tags unlike anything ever seen, 2014 will be nothing if not interesting for gaming across...
Thursday, 13 March 2014 08:00

The Strait and the Narrow Taiwan’s long-awaited gaming law is headed for passage early this year with casinos on the main island out of the picture—or are they?
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 18:00

China Syndrome A new front has opened in the war between Crown Resorts and Echo Entertainment for control of Australia—Queensland—and they’re not the only ones eyeing the state’s potential as a magnet for the lucrative Asian tourist market
Monday, 30 December 2013 18:50

Gearing Up The inexorable growth of Macau’s mass market—and the premium mass in particular— is revving up industry profitability. If current trends continue, the mass looks set to deliver three-quarters of the city’s gaming profits by 2016
Saturday, 28 December 2013 19:53

The Great Mall of China Las Vegas Sands is looking ahead to Parisian Macao to further perfect a destination retail strategy that is on track to deliver $500 million-plus in revenues in 2013
Thursday, 19 December 2013 19:38

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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