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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 15:05
Asian operators look to Europe Asia’s casino operators look to Europe amid dwindling opportunities closer to home.
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 15:50

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 15:27

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 16:28

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 12:17

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 12:40
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 17:35
Rocky Road Ahead Even optimistic Macau gaming analysts don’t expect recovery until next year
Monday, 22 June 2015 17:07

IR Fever Rising in South Korea Competition heats up at deadline as new contenders emerge for gaming licenses despite foreigners-only casino model
Thursday, 16 July 2015 01:46

End of the Line? As gaming concessions approach expiration, Macau and Beijing hold all the cards
Friday, 04 September 2015 19:44

Current Issue

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