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TheLastResort
C O N T E N T S
COVER STORY
SJMhassomething toprovewith the
multibillion-dollarLisboaPalace,
and it plans todo just that. Although
thepropertywon’t openuntil 2017
at theearliest—the final splashof
Cotai’snextwave—it promises tobe
worth thewait.
IN FOCUS
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BreatheThis
Macaumaywant China’s
tourists and itsmoney, but
they comewrapped ina
massive cloudof tobacco
smoke.While the city is
somethingof apioneer in the
region inattempting to impose
restrictions on smoking in
casinos, the limits aren’t
working.
INSIGHTS
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SportingChance
Sportsbetting isbecoming
amainstream investment
opportunity, andBrendan
Poots’ PriomhaCapital is at
the forefront.
FEATURES
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BornofConsolidation
TomNugent, CranePayment Innovations’ president of
GamingandRetail, extols the virtues of beingbigger
andbroader in theautomatedpayment systems field.
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Off toaFlailingStart
Growingpains areevident inNew Jersey’s Internet
gaming launch, but the case for a sizablemarket still
holds.
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ShiftingBalance
State-ownedPAGCOR
announces its intention
to further scaleback its
operations in thePhilippines,
while theprivate sector
continues expanding.
BRIEFS
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RegionalBriefs
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InternationalBriefs
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EventsCalendar
CORRECTION
The February cover story, “Bright FutureAhead,” incorrectly stated the number of
gaming venues in Cambodia. Aside fromNagaWorld there are approximately 70
casinosandslotparlors, includingeightproperties in theport cityofSihanoukville.
The same storymisstated theownership structureof EntertainmentGamingAsia,
which is 38%ownedbyEGTEntertainmentHolding, awhollyowned subsidiaryof
MelcoGroup. The story alsowas incorrect in its description of leading operators
in theCambodia-Thailandbordermarket. There are several, EGA, Crown, Holiday
andStar Vegas among them.
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