IAG FEBRUARY 2016 - page 3

COVER STORY
Contents
February
2016
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Albert Yu
In fiveshort yearsAlbert Yuhasworkedhiswayup tobecome
GeneralManagerof theMacauofficeof Japanesegaming
equipmentmanufacturer,AruzeGaming. IAG tooksome time to
get toknowAlbertbetter.
TRADEEVENTS
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ICEgetsevenhotter
IAGhas just attended ICEwhichhasnow firmlystaked itsclaim
as theworld’spremiergamingshow.
IN FOCUS
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What future forKorean IRs?
Thismonth theKoreangovernment isexpected toannounce
thewinners in its request-for-proposal process tobuild twonew
integrated resorts.Will therebeany?
TECHTALK
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Competitionmanagement simplified
Slot tournamentmanagement systemsaregainingpopularity in
casinos, creatingsimplicity foroperatorsandbringing funand
excitement forpatrons.
BLAST FROMTHEPAST
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Thegood, thebadand theugly
SteveKaroul’sguide tosuccessfullyworkingwith junket reps is
perhapsmuchmore timelynow than itwaswhen itwaswritten
exactlyseven yearsago.
BRIEFS
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RegionalBriefs
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InternationalBriefs
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EventsCalendar
INDUSTRY
PROFILE
IfMacau is toprosper itwill
have to figureout, andcater
to, China’semergingmiddle
class– thenewgenerationof
massconsumers.
Money in
themiddle
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