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Red rising With Las Vegas preparing an ambitious city-wide makeover to cap its latest economic recovery, Genting’s Chinese-themed giant Resorts World Las Vegas looks set to shine brightest of all
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 07:05
Asian operators look to Europe Asia’s casino operators look to Europe amid dwindling opportunities closer to home.
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 07:50

Reinventing the integrated resort Consumer tastes are driving a move away from big boxes in cities, experts say, but casino resorts on the beach can’t replace the bright lights of Macau – yet.
Thursday, 16 June 2016 07:27

Invisible Players What has happened to triads in Macau since the turf wars of 1996-97? Steven Ribet looks at the role they still play in the city’s junket industry.
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 08:28

Mother Knows Best Whether casino operators like it or not, China has the final word on the future of Macau’s gaming industry.
Thursday, 17 March 2016 04:17

What future for Korean IRs? This month the Korean government is expected to announce the winners in its request-for-proposal process to build two new integrated resorts. Will there be any?
Thursday, 18 February 2016 04:40
The Not-So-Golden Triangle Increasing defaults within the informal credit system funding junket operators are now posing a considerable threat to the gaming industry throughout Asia
Monday, 22 June 2015 09:35
Rocky Road Ahead Even optimistic Macau gaming analysts don’t expect recovery until next year
Monday, 22 June 2015 09:07

IR Fever Rising in South Korea Competition heats up at deadline as new contenders emerge for gaming licenses despite foreigners-only casino model
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 17:46

End of the Line? As gaming concessions approach expiration, Macau and Beijing hold all the cards
Friday, 04 September 2015 11:44

Saipan: Trouble in paradise

Saipan: Trouble in paradise 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.   After grabbing headlines with more VIP action than Venetian Macao,... Tuesday, 31 January 2017 07:29

Wayne Lio: Forward thinker

Wayne Lio: Forward thinker A Macau local, Wayne Lio has not only witnessed the city’s incredible transformation over the years but is playing is own role in its future as Senior Vice President of Business Development with leading Macau junket Tak Chun Group.   Inside Asian Gaming: Thanks for taking some time out to cha... Tuesday, 31 January 2017 07:27

Welcome to the new Macau

Welcome to the new Macau From its incredible rise to the top of world gaming to the sudden crash that few saw coming, Macau is rising once more from the ashes – and the long-term outlook is a bright one. By Ben Blaschke    “Things are never as good as they feel and never as bad as they seem.”   It’s a quote t... Tuesday, 31 January 2017 07:23

Star wars

Star wars For more than a decade the dominant player in the online poker scene, PokerStars has embarked on a rocky road since being bought out by Amaya Gaming in 2014. So what’s going on at this online gaming giant? By Ben Blaschke   To say it’s been an eventful 12 months for PokerStars – by far the ... Tuesday, 31 January 2017 07:01