IAG JANUARY 2017 WEB - page 3

COVER STORY
Contents
January
2017
14
Phil Stormonth:
Newhorizons
IAG
catchesupwith IGT’sSystemSalesManager for Asia, Phil
Stormonth, todiscusshis journey intoMacau’sgaming industry.
INSIGHTS
20
Nameof thegame
InsideAsianGaming
CEOAndrewWScott discusses the recent
decision to rebrand
IAG
’sparent company toOMediaand the
currentmedia landscape inandaroundMacau.
iGAMING INDEPTH
26
Cloudwithasilver lining
Amazon’sdecision toopenup its cloud-basedAmazonWeb
Services togamblingoperationshasprovidedonlinegaming
siteswithauniqueopportunity.
KEENOBSERVATIONS
30
Change isnow
IAG
welcomes itsnewest columnist, DrBrianTo,whowill provide
his regular insights into theever evolvingworldaroundus.
IN FOCUS
34
Gamblingongaming
Withamassiveglobal audienceandbettingactivity expected to
quadrupleby 2020, couldeSports, or competitive videogaming,
be theway of the future for thegaming industry?
FEATURES
38
Macaustudents“MasteringCotai”
GalaxyMacau lastmonthhosted the inaugural “MasteringCotai”
eventwhich sawMasters students from theUniversity ofMacau
present their research toover 100gaming industry executives.
BRIEFS
42
RegionalBriefs
44
InternationalBriefs
46
EventsCalendar
INDUSTRYPROFILE
Cover Image:
Rui Rasquinho
PrimeMinisterShinzo
Abehaspushed through
his longawaitedcasino
legalizationbill, step
one towardconstruction
of potentially the
world’smost expensive
integrated resorts.
Japan rolls
thedice
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