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Cracking the Subcontinent QTech Games CEO Jonas Alm explains why India looms as the most exciting new market for iGaming in Asia. IAG: Firstly, can you tell us a bit about QTech? Jonas Alm: QTech is the quickestgrowing game distributor in Asia. Our core aim is to simply source the best online (RNG) games globally and distr...
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:01

MGM “all-in” on Cotai Almost five years to the day since MGM first broke ground on its second Macau integrated resort, MGM Cotai finally opened its doors to the public on 13 February with the US$3.4 billion investment pinning its future on the premium mass market and an array of innovative features. By Ben Blaschke “...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:50

European vacation Novomatic is targeting both the US and Asian markets with its recent acquisition of a 52% stake in Australian slot machine developer Ainsworth Game Technology.By Ben Blaschke WHEN Austrian gaming giant Novomatic Group confirmed the completion of its AU$500 million purchase of a 52.2% stake in Austra...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:48

Problem solving Inside Asian Gaming speaks with Davis Fong, Associate Professor in International Integrated Resort Management and Director of Institute for the Study of Commercial Gaming at the University of Macau’s Faculty of Business Administration, about the extent of gambling disorders in the Asian gaming hub...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:44

Gaming and the nine intelligences Sudhir Kale explores the nine types of intelligence as defined by Harvard psychologist Howard Gardner and how they apply to the gaming industry.  DURING my decades of involvement in the gaming industry, I have had the pleasure of knowing many senior executives from all over the world. They are all...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:40

Spreading the word Recently appointed Chief Operating Officer for open source platform provider Takara Gaming Group, Albert Yu, discusses the company’s plans for expansion through Asia and Europe in 2018. Inside Asian Gaming: Many people in the industry would know you from your years with Aruze. What attracted you ...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:36

iGaming Asia Congress TURNS 10 Celebrating its 10th anniversary, iGaming Asia Congress returns to Grand Hyatt Macau from 13 to 15 March 2018, featuring an array of exciting new innovations.  THE iGaming Asia Congress will celebrate its 10th anniversary at Grand Hyatt Macau this month, cementing its status among the world’s mo...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:34

High and Mighty Aristocrat has launched its latest Asian-themed slot machine through its Asia-Pacific markets, Long Teng Hu Xiao – Mighty Cash. ARISTOCRAT has recently unveiled its newest Asian-targeted slot machine, Long Teng Hu Xiao – Mighty Cash, a linked progressive game that incorporates the company’s h...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:32

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   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

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OZ VIP: A new dawn

OZ VIP: A new dawn It has taken just 12 months for Australia’s VIP turnover to rebound following the arrests of 19 Crown Resorts employees in China in October 2016, but the balance of power between Australian operators has shifted dramatically in the process. By Ben Blaschke   Just 12 months after the release of... Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:32

Waiting for Garapan

Waiting for Garapan Imperial Pacific says it will miss another deadline for completing its Saipan casino hotel, and there’s no consensus on a completion date. Meanwhile, VIP roll and trade receivable numbers soar. By Muhammad Cohen   Imperial Pacific International continues to excel at manythings. Its monopoly ca... Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:27

License to thrill: How casino re-tendering will shape Macau’s future

License to thrill: How casino re-tendering will shape Macau’s future Professor Glenn McCartney takes a look at the impending Macau casino re-tendering process and why the government’s criteria for issuing licenses will shape the city’s tourism future. By Professor Glenn McCartney   Macau’s casino concession and sub-concession contracts will all end in a few... Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:21

Making live online gaming a reality

Making live online gaming a reality Latency has long been the ultimate challenge for online gaming operators in their quest to provide a quality product, but a new open framework technology could prove to be a game-changer. By Jaheer Abbas | Senior Director, SEA & India at Limelight Networks   It’s hard to imagine that onlin... Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:09