IAG February 2015 - page 3

COVER STORY
Contents
February
2015
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House
Rules
TheLionCity’s strict gaming
regulation is rooted in its
domesticpolitics.
24
Singapore’s
SuperModel
Five yearson, the city-state’s integrated resorts
remainAsia’sbenchmarks, but Singaporeand its
casinooperators facemounting challenges.
IN FOCUS
16
MrAdelson’sWar
Thebillionairecasinomagnatehasseen theevil, and it’s
Internet gambling.He isdetermined tocrush itshead. So
far, hehasn’t succeeded. But certainlyhe’sgot themoney.
Andnowhemayhavehimself aCongress.
SPECIALREPORT
8
Sayonara IRs?
Thehighhopes for casino legalization inJapanhave
dimmedconsiderably. But thearguments for integrated
resorts remainstrong.
FEATURES
22
Cotai Act II
GalaxyEntertainmentGroupplans to investUS$7billion
inMacauover thenext several yearsas themarket
eagerlyawaits theMaydebut of thesecondphaseof the
company’s flagshipGalaxyMacau.
36
RisingWave
Genting’sJejuopening
heralds thestart of adramatic
expansionof resort gaming in
SouthKorea.
40
Time toRegroupandRefocus
Macau junket giantDavidGroup isconsolidating local
operationsandexpandingoverseas.
BRIEFS
42
RegionalBriefs
44
InternationalBriefs
46
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