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INDUSTRY PROFILE: Joji Kokuryo Joji Kokuryo is a prime example of the gaming industry’s global reach. Having grown up in the United States before moving to Tokyo, his refined bi-lingual skills have led to a career translating and interpreting for others – taking him around the world and providing some intriguing roles along t...
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 17:28

INDUSTRY PROFILE: Mick Caban Boasting an impressive 42 years’ experience in the industry, Mick Caban started as a dealer at Australia’s first casino, Wrest Point in Tasmania, in 1974. Since then he has worked everywhere from Perth and Melbourne in Australia to international destinations such as Auckland, London and even Swa...
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 15:02
G2E Asia puts the “i” in gaming iGaming made its presence felt at this year’s G2E Asia exhibition with organizers creating a dedicated iGaming Zone for the very first time.
Thursday, 23 June 2016 12:54

Red is the new black The Macau Gaming Information Association is invigorating junket efforts for a deadbeat borrower blacklist.
Monday, 20 June 2016 15:05

INDUSTRY PROFILE: Christopher Rowe Riding the wave - Given his father Bruce is considered a legend of the gaming industry following a career spanning more than three decades with Harrah’s, GTECH and Bally, it comes as no surprise to find Christopher Rowe making similar strides with leading slot machine manufacturer Aristocrat. Havi...
Monday, 13 June 2016 15:35
IAG launches Strategic Leadership Series Inside Asian Gaming is now officially in the managerial training business – something Macau desperately needs.
Monday, 06 June 2016 16:24

INDUSTRY PROFILE: Niall Murray Dublin-born Niall Murray came to Macau from Las Vegas 12 years ago to open the city’s first westernstyle casino. In addition to running his own hospitality management consultancy and beverage distribution business, last year he opened Taipa’s PREM1ER bar. He also heads the local Irish Chamber of...
Monday, 06 June 2016 14:02

INDUSTRY PROFILE: Glenn McCartney Glenn McCartney is Assistant Professor in Hospitality and Gaming Managment at the University of Macau. But to expats in the city he is better known as the UK’s Honorary Consul and owner of Taipa’s Irish Bar and Irish Coffee House. For last month’s St Patrick’s Day he organized a ball at the ...
Monday, 25 April 2016 13:10
INDUSTRY PROFILE: Kylie Rogers IAG: Let’s start at the beginning. Tell us a little about your career before you entered gaming. KR: I grew up in the suburb of Liverpool and Chester Hill, in Sydney, Australia. My mother was a single Mum who put herself through nursing school. To be honest I hated school and left in year 10. M...
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 13:01

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Guiding light

Guiding light Mr Jay Chun, Chairman of MGS Entertainment Show organizer the Macau Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Association (MGEMA), discusses the birth of the MGEMA and how it plans to help shape Macau’s future ahead of the 5th anniversary of MGS. By Ben Blaschke       Ben Blaschke: The MGS Entertainm... Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:35

Macau satellite casinos: the more the merrier?

Macau satellite casinos: the more the merrier? MdME’s Rui Pinto Proença looks at the recent flurry of satellite casinos entering the Macau market and their apparent flouting of the “2008 Moratorium.”  By Rui Pinto Proenç As we enter the final stretch of 2017, it is clear that Macau will end the year with no additions to its portfolio ... Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:33

NOkada Manila

NOkada Manila Japan’s Universal Entertainment ousted founder Kazuo Okada earlier this year, prompting questions about the future of the integrated resort bearing his name and the company’s Japan casino ambitions. By Muhammad Cohen | Editor-at-Large After years of controversy, it all seemed to be coming toge... Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:31

Macau city brand strategy

Macau city brand strategy Professor Glenn McCartney explains the importance of developing a unique city brand strategy and why it can help Macau achieve true diversification when it comes to tourist appeal. By Professor Glenn McCartney The brand strategy of a city – from its vision and goals to the level of engagement wi... Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:27