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COVER STORY
Contents
July
2016
iGaming
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Voiceof experience
Boastingan impressive42 years’ experience in the industry,
MickCaban is agaming veteranhavingworked inAustralia, New
Zealand, LondonandevenSwazilandbeforearriving inMacau.
IN FOCUS
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Asianoperators look toEurope
Withopportunitiesbackhome increasingly difficult to come
by,many of Asia’s casinooperators are looking toEuropeas a
unique chance to spread theirwings.
FEATURES
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Casino junkets:
part art, part science, part voodoo
WithMacauno longer able to rely on its traditional junketmodel,
operators should consider exploring somenewoptions in
regards to their VIPofferings.
BLAST FROMTHEPAST
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Piesquared?
Theopeningof fivenewproperties inCotai over thenext 18
monthshasmanywonderingwhether itwill helpboostMacau’s
GGRor simply cannibalize themarket.We takea lookbackat
our story from June2011when therewere similar concerns
surrounding theopeningof GalaxyMacau.
TECHTALK
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Safety first
Angel PlayingCardsgo toextremes toensure the cards they
supply to casinos around theworldare safeand secure.
iGAMING INDEPTH
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Anew reality
Having failedmiserably during its first coming in the1990s,
virtual reality ismakinga comeback–and thegaming industry
isplayinga significant role.
BRIEFS
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RegionalBriefs
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InternationalBriefs
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EventsCalendar
INDUSTRYPROFILE
IAGexamines the relationship
between thegaming industryand the
UnitedStates’ presidential hopefuls
aheadof the2016presidential
election inNovember.
Clinton
v
Trump
Thegaming industry’s
great unknown
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ASIANGAMING50
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Introducing the
AsianGamingPower50
…Rebooted!
IAGwill celebrate the9thanniversary of theAsian
Gaming50by giving this annual who’swhoof the
industry a top tobottommakeover.
AsianGaming
POWER
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