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In Focus

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

A Star is reborn

A Star is reborn 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.   Star Entertainment Group’s rebranding of Jupiters Gold Coast a... Thursday, 06 April 2017 10:56

Finding the perfect Japanese IR mix

Finding the perfect Japanese IR mix By Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr Andy Nazarechuk In the second of their five part series on the development of Japanese integrated resorts, casino and integrated resort experts Dr Glenn McCartney and Dr Andy Nazarechuk look at the wide range of visitor segments a Japanese IR must address and how they d... Thursday, 06 April 2017 10:53

Society’s goldfish dilemma

Society’s goldfish dilemma By Professor Dr Brian To Dr Brian To takes a closer look at the world’s diminishing attention span and how some world leaders have cleverly taken advantage of the trend.   I’m rarely surprised these days by what I read, particularly in the populist publications. But I recently came across ... Thursday, 06 April 2017 10:49

Virtual sports - Art imitating life

Virtual sports - Art imitating life By Ben Blaschke  Roman Kuts from software solutions provider Slotegrator and Peter Korpusenko from virtual sports giant Golden Race discuss the evolution of virtual sports and why they have become a genuine alternative to the real thing for bettors across the globe.   “Virtual” is quite t... Thursday, 06 April 2017 10:43