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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

China’s Caribbean beat

China’s Caribbean beat 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.   The Caribbean’s costliest hospitality project ever and a dozen y... Thursday, 02 March 2017 19:24

Testing times

Testing times IAG sat down with Ian Hughes, CEO and Managing Director of Gaming Laboratories International, to discuss the vitally important work the leading test laboratory carries out for the global gaming industry. By Ben Blaschke   Ben Blaschke: Thanks for speaking with us Ian. Can you start by telling us ... Thursday, 02 March 2017 19:19

ICE cranks up the heat

ICE cranks up the heat Inside Asian Gaming was among the record number of attendees in London last month as the world’s biggest gaming industry exhibition, ICE, reached spectacular new heights in 2017. By Ben Blaschke   When it comes to the gaming industry, there are trade shows to satisfy every continent and sector.... Thursday, 02 March 2017 19:13

iGaming Asia Congress heading to Macau

iGaming Asia Congress heading to Macau The iGaming Asia Congress 2017 will return to the Grand Hyatt Macau this month, representing a unique opportunity to gain detailed insight into the latest from the growing world of online gaming.   To run from 27 to 29 March, iGA 2017 will feature an array of expert presenters and panelists to pr... Thursday, 02 March 2017 19:08