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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 09:28

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 07:02
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 04:54

Red is the new black The Macau Gaming Information Association is invigorating junket efforts for a deadbeat borrower blacklist.
Monday, 20 June 2016 07:05

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 07:35
IAG launches Strategic Leadership Series Inside Asian Gaming is now officially in the managerial training business – something Macau desperately needs.
Monday, 06 June 2016 08:24

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 06:02

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 05:10
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 05:01

The Philippines fights back

The Philippines fights back By Muhammad Cohen | Editor at large Muhammad Cohen also blogs for Forbes on gaming throughout Asia and wrote Hong Kong On Air, a novel set during the 1997 handover about TV news, love, betrayal, high finance and cheap lingerie.    For the Philippines, 2016 began with stolen millions from the Ba... Monday, 08 May 2017 09:00

Macau’s entertainment dilemma

Macau’s entertainment dilemma In an insightful interview, former Melco Crown Entertainment executive John Raczka explains why Macau must overcome some difficult hurdles if it hopes to fulfill the government’s dream of boasting world-class non-gaming attractions. If you ever wondered who drove the development of the cutting ed... Monday, 08 May 2017 08:50

From pachinko to sumo wrestling

From pachinko to sumo wrestling The building of a Japanese IR In the third of their five part series on the development of Japanese integrated resorts, casino and IR experts Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr Andy Nazarechuk look at the attractions a Japanese IR will need to consider if it is to thrive.  By Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr And... Monday, 08 May 2017 08:36

Spotlight on Japan

Spotlight on Japan The second Japan Gaming Congress takes place this month with leading operators, local politicians and industry experts converging on Tokyo for this landmark event.   With the eyes of the gaming world now very much focused on Japan, May sees the Grand Hyatt Tokyo play host to the second edition of... Monday, 08 May 2017 08:30