IAG March 2015 - page 3

COVER STORY
Contents
March
2015
INSIGHTS
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MovingUp inManila
In17months at SolaireResort&Casino,
ThomasArasi
hasboostedperformance
andexpanded the resort’s footprint. He
saysSolaire isnow ready toplay at the
global level.
CYBER SECURITY
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StateofDenial
Casinoshavea lot to learnwhen it comes todetecting
andpreventing costlyDDoSattacks.
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Securing theLines
GamingLaboratories International’sbiggest growtharea
in recent yearshasbeenassessing the security and
robustnessof clients’ computer systems.
TECHTALK
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WhenWorldsCombine
What’suniqueabout Aspect Gaming’s vision for the
casino floor is that it extendsway beyond it.
FEATURES
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MacauComes
toManila
City of Dreams
Manila’sgrandopening
marksmilestones for
Entertainment City and
MelcoCrown. Thequestion
now is:Will the resort’s
Macau connectionboost
Philippinegaming?
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StrongSuit
TheUnitedStatesPlayingCardCompany is onamission
to increase sales and support toAsian casinoswith its
customer-focusedmind-set.
BRIEFS
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RegionalBriefs
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InternationalBriefs
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EventsCalendar
Chineseareby far themost coveted customers
of theworld’s casino resort developers, for
whom catering to the rapidly evolving tastes
of China’s risingmiddle class—andespecially
the sophisticated younger cohortwithin it—will
be critical to success. Fortunately,Macau’s
developersappear headed in the right direction.
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ComingofAge
Cover Illustration
by
RuiRasquinho
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