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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

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