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“Gambling frenzy” a potential danger for Japan problem gaming policy: expert

“Gambling frenzy” a potential danger for Japan problem gaming policy: expert

A global expert on responsible gambling policy has warned that Japan risks inducing dangerous player behaviors, including a potential “gambling frenzy,” if it imple...read more

New direction, new ambition as IGT sets its sights on Asia

New direction, new ambition as IGT sets its sights on Asia

By Ben Blaschke IGT Managing Director Asia-Pacific, Andrew Hely, says the company is well placed to significantly increase its Asian representation following a corpora...read more

MGS panel clash highlights difficulty in promoting Japan IR message

MGS panel clash highlights difficulty in promoting Japan IR message

The difficulties faced by the Japanese government, operators and stakeholders in educating the public on the benefits of integrated resorts were laid bare on Thursday a...read more

Wynn Resorts loses bid to avoid Okada ouster trial

Wynn Resorts loses bid to avoid Okada ouster trial

Wynn Resorts Ltd and its former board member Kazuo Okada are officially heading to court next year after a Nevada judge threw out the company’s bid to avoid a trial o...read more

VIDEO: Ken Jolly introduces new Scientific Games portfolio

VIDEO: Ken Jolly introduces new Scientific Games portfolio

Vice President and General Manager, Asia for Scientific Games, Ken Jolly, tells IAG about the company’s new titles on show at MGS Entertain...read more
WSOP Europe, APT Manila crown Main Event champions The Asian Poker Tour crowned its newest Main Event champion on Monday with the UK’s Neil Raine taking full command of the final day to capture his first-ever APT ...read more MGM Cotai wins six awards at Asia Property Awards 2017 MGM Cotai swept the competition at the Asia Property Awards 2017, winning an impressive six awards. – the company’s second property recognition before it has even o...read more Continued success for Sands China’s Local Supplier Support Programme Launched in 2015, Sands China’s Local Small, Medium and Micro Suppliers Support Programme is enjoying continued success as the company demonstrates its commitment to...read more more News
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Play’n GO launches Asian-themed Fu Er Dai slot Leading mobile slots specialist Play’n GO has launched Fu Er Dai, a lavish slot inspired by the designer lifestyles of China’s super-rich. Players will enter a wo...read more IWG launches Big Money Slingo Bonus IWG – a world leader in supplying online, instant win games – has announced the launch of Big Money Slingo Bonus, the latest addition to its pioneering Big Money Sl...read more EvoPlay launching in Asia through QTech Games Asian online games distributor QTech Games has announced the signing of a new agreement with leading developer EvoPlay to distribute its products across Asia. The part...read more Poker leads The Stars Group to 21.7% revenue increase The Stars Group, operator of the world’s biggest online poker site PokerStars, has reported a 21.7% increase in revenue for 3Q17, led by a 12.5% increase in poker rev...read more
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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