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The Pleasure of Anticipation

The Pleasure of Anticipation

SEGA SAMMY CREATION INC. President Hisao Oguchi wants to get Asia’s electronic gaming machine players excited about the process rather than the outcomes of the game...read more

The Last Resort

The Last Resort

Lisboa Palace won’t open until 2017 at the earliest —the final splash of Cotai’s next wave—and it promises to be worth the wait ...read more

Bright Year Ahead

Bright Year Ahead

With diverse markets that range from the flat to the explosive— some marked by political conflicts, others models of public-private cooperation—and with new re...read more

The Strait and the Narrow

The Strait and the Narrow

Taiwan’s long-awaited gaming law is headed for passage early this year with casinos on the main island out of the picture—or are they? ...read more

China Syndrome

China Syndrome

A new front has opened in the war between Crown Resorts and Echo Entertainment for control of Australia—Queensland—and they’re not the only ones eyeing the state...read more

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Osaka Takes the Lead, Names Casino Location The Japanese city of Osaka has identified land on Osaka Bay for a resort casino, joining more than a dozen jurisdictions around the country maneuvering for position...read more New Boss at WMS: How About Gavin Isaacs? The latest from Las Vegas is that Gavin Isaacs is consulting for Ronald Perelman, the billionaire investor who controls WMS Industries parent Scientific Games, in w...read more Thaw Possible in the Himalayas A nine-month standoff between the government of Nepal and the country’s casinos over a tax hike and a new, stricter regulatory regime may be coming to a close as ...read more more News

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Coveted Colombo Genting weighs a bet on Sri Lanka ...read more A Behemoth on the Block? IGT presents an attractive acquisition opportunity for any number of buyers, speculates W...read more

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In Focus »

Gaining a Foothold Caesars Entertainment missed out on casino licenses in both Macau and Singapore, and it h...read more Leaping Forward Melco Crown Entertainment is in expansion mode in Macau and the Philippines. Co-Chairman a...read more

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Talking Heads »

Testing the Testers The constantly evolving nature of modern gaming has provided opportunity and obstacles fo...read more Good as Golden MGM Macau teams up with IGT to bring a unique mystery progressive bonus to baccarat ...read more

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The Pleasure of Anticipation

The Pleasure of Anticipation SEGA SAMMY CREATION INC. President Hisao Oguchi wants to get Asia’s electronic gaming machine players excited about the process rather than the outcomes of the games. His vision is for casinos to become meccas of communal entertainment, and he’s got big things in mind to achieve it Thursday, 10 April 2014 04:09

The Last Resort

The Last Resort Lisboa Palace won’t open until 2017 at the earliest —the final splash of Cotai’s next wave—and it promises to be worth the wait Monday, 17 March 2014 10:12

Bright Year Ahead

Bright Year Ahead With diverse markets that range from the flat to the explosive— some marked by political conflicts, others models of public-private cooperation—and with new resorts appearing on the radar with price tags unlike anything ever seen, 2014 will be nothing if not interesting for gaming across... Thursday, 13 March 2014 00:00

The Strait and the Narrow

The Strait and the Narrow Taiwan’s long-awaited gaming law is headed for passage early this year with casinos on the main island out of the picture—or are they? Wednesday, 22 January 2014 10:00