IAG September 2015 - page 3

COVER STORY
Contents
September
2015
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There’snobetterway to chart
thedynamicevolutionof
gaming inAsia than through the
accomplishments of themovers
and shakerswhoare leading it
onward. Andhere it is, our eighth
annual rankingof the industry’s
most influential people.
TheAsian
Gaming
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FEATURE
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InSearchofNewDirections
The currentweakness acrossAsia’sgamingmarkets calls
for fresh ideas to increase yield, reduce costs and identify
untapped revenue streams. That’s justwhat the thirdannual
editionof theMacaoGamingShowplans todeliver.
TECHTALK
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Built on Innovation
Emmanuel Gelinotte, GPI’sglobal VPof researchand
development, describes the thinkingbehind the company’s
newV-Series chips, aswell as its latest advancements in
RFID technology
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GamingReimagined
Macau’sgamingmarket ismaturing fast. As the tastesof
China’smiddle classundergoa seismic shift, SEGASAMMY
CREATIONbelieves e-tables imbuedwithentertainmentwill
be crucial tokeeping the casinos cranking.
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BigThings, SmallPackages
CountR’smicro ticket redemptionand issuingdevice for table
games savesplayers timeandhasslewhilebringingmajor
benefits for casinos.
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TheBestGetsBetter
Angel PlayingCards’ upgradedbaccarat shoeandproduction
facilitiesboost its ability to safeguardAsia’s all-important
game.
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Opportunity inAdversity
Asia’s casinos arebecoming increasingly concernedwith
optimizing the floor and retainingplayers. That’s starting
todrivegreater demand for JCM’s expandedportfolioof
intelligent peripherals.
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BuzzCreator
ScientificGames’ newmulti-property link for progressive
tablegamespromises todrivegreater play by enablingeven
bigger andmore frequent life-changing jackpots
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Raising theBarAgain
Alfastreet continues to set the standardsothers aredestined
to followwith its latest product releases, includingan
innovativehorse racinggameandgroundbreaking terminal.
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