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Hot chips Matsui will be showcasing the latest additions to its gaming chip product line at G2E Asia in 2018. The company will launch newly designed gaming chips and new security features which were recently expanded in its product portfolio. Adding to the traditional security features such as UV marking, M...
Monday, 30 April 2018 15:24

Tripling stock price in five years: An argument for CRM systems In the casino industry, Harrah’s is recognized as having the most loyal customers. Before CRM systems were a necessity, Harrah’s pioneered a customer loyalty program and found that by uncovering player habits and personal preferences, they could gain an unchallenged competitive advantage. As a r...
Monday, 30 April 2018 15:21

Chipping up Italian casino equipment manufacturer Abbiati will be showcasing its new “Tie” chips at G2E Asia this year, incorporating new levels of security into its innovative design. The chips include a number of added features such as multiple injections, see-thru inserts and intricate and innovative rim...
Monday, 30 April 2018 15:15

hi-Viz Leading operational intelligence solutions provider VizExplorer has recently unveiled its tableViz with ChipVue product – a unique innovation designed to provide reliable bet recognition data for advanced table game performance and player rating analysis.  Designed in partnership with ARB LABS, ...
Monday, 30 April 2018 15:14

Cloud surfing Inside Asian Gaming: Oliver, can you tell us a bit about nanocosmos and the company’s streaming services? Oliver Lietz: nanocosmos was founded 20 years ago with the aim of developing innovative solutions for the audio and video market. Since 1998, companies around the world have been trusting us ...
Monday, 30 April 2018 15:12

Asian content key for IGT IGT will showcase a compelling range of gaming solutions designed specifically for Asia-based casinos at G2E Asia this year. Under the theme “IGNITE – a new direction”, IGT’s product portfolio will be anchored by approved, localized content, new versatile hardware, mobile solutions for land-...
Monday, 30 April 2018 15:11

Beyond the reels Betsoft will take you beyond the reels at G2E Asia for a sneak peek at the next generation of iGaming – MaxQuest. Part of the company’s new Interactive Gaming genre, this action-adventure, multi-player gaming experience allows players to fully immerse themselves in gameplay like never before. P...
Monday, 30 April 2018 15:08

Enter the dragon Aristocrat will feature themed destination areas specifically designed to showcase the company’s new games and cabinets at G2E Asia in 2018, allowing attendees to interact with the products in a meaningful way. “We are honored to welcome our valued customers and friends from Macau, across Asia ...
Monday, 30 April 2018 15:06

Link to good fortune In the tradition of “Duō Fu Duō Cai”, SG Gaming will be presenting its latest multi denominational progressive linked jackpot “Jin Ji Bao Xi” at G2E Asia in 2018. Featuring alongside the launch base game “Echo Fortunes” – which incorporates familiar sounds and symbols – “Jin Ji ...
Monday, 30 April 2018 15:00

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Tribal Ambition

Tribal Ambition By Muhammad Cohen and Ben Blaschke   Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment CEO Mario Kontomerkos believes the Native American casino operator has two aces in the hole for Japan, especially when it comes to the so-called regional markets beyond major areas. In his presentation at last month’s Japan ... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:55

Social Gathering

Social Gathering By Shaun McCamley   Social casino gaming is booming. In 2017, the global social gaming industry generated a whopping US$106 billion in revenues, with the social casino segment generating US$4.5 billion in revenues. Not surprisingly China, Japan and Korea generated 90% of the games revenue in the... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:44

Redefining Tourism

Redefining Tourism By Muhammad Cohen   In an era when tourism constitutes a growing portion of the global economy, integrated resorts present a potent although frequently misunderstood means for growing visitor arrivals and revenue. It’s not simply the casino but their range of attractions that make IRs such powe... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:37

Japan IR Timeline

Japan IR Timeline By Ben Blaschke   What year for Japan’s first IR? It’s a question that continues to divide industry stakeholders, the answer further clouded by the substantial disparity in opinion offered at last month’s Japan Gaming Congress (JgC) in Tokyo. At the nearer end of the scale, members of the... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:27