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A Continent on the Move In a ranking undertaken earlier this year of the 20 largest gaming companies by US dollar revenues, Global Betting & Gaming Consultants discovered that every company in the top 10 has a direct involvement in Asia either as an operator or investor. The phenomenal success stories that are Macau a...
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 15:56

Game On Solaire Resort & Casino opened at Manila’s Entertainment City last month with a physical plant unlike anything the Philippines has seen and maybe just what it’s been waiting for
Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:27

Caught in the Net Organized crime is running up the score, rigging professional football matches at the highest levels and pocketing billions from bets placed on the outcomes. And most of it is controlled from Asia, investigators say. The question is, what can be done to stop it?
Monday, 18 March 2013 12:12

Snakes and Ladders A VIP renaissance, a booming mass market— what’s not to like in this most auspicious of Chinese New Years?
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 15:52

Backwards Into the Future Casinos could do wonders for Japan’s ailing economy, but getting to a consensus on how to take that forward is proving difficult among a political leadership that cannot agree on what has gone before
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 14:39

Foreign Affairs Barack Obama’s Justice Department is prosecuting more overseas bribery cases involving US companies than any previous administration’s. No gaming operator or executive has yet been charged. But it does cast the highly publicized feud between Wynn Resorts and Kazuo Okada in a dangerous light. Th...
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 15:48

Cranking Cash Shares of Macau’s casino operators are becoming increasingly attractive for an increasing number of value investors and for a very good reason—they mint money
Friday, 16 November 2012 12:10

Critical Mass VIP play will always grab the headlines, but it’s the small bettors who are writing the future of a more profitable Macau
Thursday, 18 October 2012 13:12

The Asian Gaming 50 - 2012 The fifth annual ranking of the industry’s most influential people Sponsored by: 
Friday, 14 September 2012 12:32

Crime Scene Macau receives a discomfiting reminder of its violent past
Friday, 03 August 2012 19:29

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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