Inside Asian Gaming

COVER STORY Contents October 2017 6 Breakfast Briefs INSIGHTS 18 Embracing collaboration Caesars President for International Development Steve Tight speaks with IAG’s Editor at Large Muhammad Cohen about the company’s global expansion ambitions. TECH TALK 24 Follow the money Crane Payment Innovations (CPI) continues to set the standard for note acceptors and payment solutions with the SC Advance. Korea 28 TGG eyeing new frontiers TGG co-founder Raymond Chan discusses his company’s recent move into Korea and why he believes this market can play a vital role in the future of Asian gaming. KEEN OBSERVATIONS 32 Family affairs With the Asian gaming industry boasting a number of family owned companies, Dr Brian To examines the problems that can arise when business and family collide. IN FOCUS 36 Fool-proofing casino surveillance systems Modern casino surveillance systems need to be designed with multiple layers of data security, redundancy and reliability. INDUSTRY PROFILE 42 Ashley Fong: Living the life The delightful and elegant Ashley Fong – IGT’s Field Marketing Manager, Asia – talks to IAG about gaming, Macau and her love of music. 46 Events Calendar Cover Image: IAG Despite ongoing concerns over the long-term impact of geopolitical tensions on Korea’s gaming industry, two US companies are intent on joining Paradise Co as the country’s first integrated resort operators. Korea: Into the unknown 10 INSIGHTS Embracing collaboration