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As Singapore’s IR industry turns 10, Marina Bay Sands President and CEO George Tanasijevich explains why the iconic property has become the most profitable IR in the world. With its 55 story triple towers and the world’s most famous rooftop...

Local ambition

Local ambition

While the world’s big integrated resorts operators have been flexing their muscle in the race to win one of Japan’s first casino licences, flying somewhat under the radar has been Sega Sammy Holdings – the sole Japanese company to lead...

Voice of experience

Voice of experience

Having celebrated 40 years in gaming, Scientific Games Vice President and Managing Director for Asia, Ken Jolly, has enjoyed a front row seat to the evolution of the Asian gaming industry. Forty years after first discovering the inner workings of...

Supplier wars

Supplier wars

As evidenced at January’s 1st IR Expo in Yokohama, competition is heating up among vendors keen to win a piece of Japan’s IR pie. The recent revelation that just one consortium, MGM Resorts and Orix, had applied to submit a...

Game changer

Game changer

Ten years on, Singapore’s integrated resorts push the non-gaming envelope while leaving casino revenue on the table. From the moment Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) dealt its first cards on 14 February 2010, Singapore’s integrated resorts have set the pace in...

Out in the open

Out in the open

Japan’s IR industry has been left reeling from a scandal involving an ambitious Chinese company pursuing IR development and their efforts to bribe Japanese officials. On Christmas Day, Japan’s IR industry was struck a heavy blow when the Tokyo District...