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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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COVER STORY
Contents
August
2016
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Talking the talk
SeniorCompliance/OperationsManager at Aruze, Joji Kokuryo,
speaks to IAGabout theunusual pathhehas followed in joining
Asia’sgaming industry.
IN FOCUS
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RedRising
WithLasVegaspreparinganambitious city-widemakeover to
cap its latest economic recovery, Genting’sChinese-themedgiant
ResortsWorldLasVegas is set to shinebrightest of all.
RULESOFTHEGAME
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TheBurdenof aLeader
Gaming lawexpert Rui PintoProença takes an in-depth look
at the likely impact of recent amendments to the regulatory
frameworkgoverningMacau’sgamingoperators.
FEATURES
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Matchdata
IAGexplores the impactBigData ishavingoncasinostaffingand
labor, andhowpropertiescanuse it tomakesure the right team
membersarepresentwhenneededat all pointson thegaming floor.
TECHTALK
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Aristocrat’snatural nine?
Aristocrat look tohave raised thebarwith thedevelopment of
twohighly impressivenew titleswhich cleverly incorporate the
traditional baccarat tablegame intoa slotmachine.
iGAMING INDEPTH
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Back to the future
VideogamingpioneerAtari ismoving into the iGamingworld tobreathe
new life intosomeof theirmost beloved titles–and theirunique
approachcouldbeaglimpse into theonlinegamesof the future.
BRIEFS
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RegionalBriefs
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InternationalBriefs
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EventsCalendar
INDUSTRYPROFILE
Themeparksand family
entertainment areboomingacross
Asia, but are thrill ridesand treasure
huntsMacau’sbest path toward
diversification fantasyland?
Bettingon
family fun
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