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Smart City, Smart Show The MGS Entertainment Show will take a look into the future of the gaming industry this year with a number of exhibitors showing off their technological innovations. Macau’s future as a “smart city” will be the core theme of this year’s MGS Entertainment Show, to be held at the Venetian Mac...
Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:15

Korea: Into the Unknown Despite ongoing concerns over the long-term impact of geopolitical tensions on Korea’s gaming industry, US operators Caesars Entertainment and Mohegan Sun are intent on joining Paradise Co as the country’s first integrated resort operators. By Ben Blaschke  Like the popular girl at school lef...
Thursday, 28 September 2017 15:48

Embracing collaboration Reversing a legacy of Asia failures, Caesars President for International Development Steve Tight successfully secured a casino license for the company in South Korea. And its disappointments in Macau may prove helpful in Japan. As Caesars emerges from lengthy US bankruptcy proceedings and its growth...
Thursday, 28 September 2017 15:43

Follow the money Crane Payment Innovations (CPI) continues to set the standard for note acceptors and payment solutions with the SC Advance. Five years after it was first launched by Crane Payment Innovations (CPI), the SC Advance note acceptor continues to set the standard when it comes to performance, reliability...
Thursday, 28 September 2017 15:41

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. By Raymond Chan  In early September, TGG announced the signing of a gaming machine operation agreement with Futro Group at Majestar Cas...
Thursday, 28 September 2017 15:37

Family affairs With the Asian gaming industry boasting a number of family owned companies, Dr Brian To examines the many problems that can arise when business and family collides. By Professor Dr Brian To  The family spat brought to our attention recently by the Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, is ...
Thursday, 28 September 2017 15:35

Fool-proofing casino surveillance systems  Modern casino surveillance systems need to be designed with multiple layers of data security, redundancy and reliability By David Aindow   Casinos are the largest users of surveillance cameras in single location sites, with camera counts often totaling in the thousands. Footage from those cam...
Thursday, 28 September 2017 15:31

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. By Raquel Dias   Raquel Dias: Did you always plan to follow a career in gaming? Ashley Fong: I was born and bred in Macau. Gaming always seemed like the b...
Thursday, 28 September 2017 15:22

All you need to know about Macau’s recovery Now in its second year, the global casino capital’s comeback speeds ahead along unexpected tracks. By Muhammad Cohen | Editor at large   Macau’s recovery keeps producing surprising numbers and serious questions. Gaming revenue powered ahead 19% though the first seven months of 2017, with bot...
Monday, 28 August 2017 18:34

Beneath the skin While leading game developers look to crackdown on the practice of skins betting within the eSports community, there are many who believe it should be a legalized and regulated industry in its own right. By Ben Blaschke   Skins betting has become somewhat of a dirty word in the world of eSports,...
Monday, 28 August 2017 18:27

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G2E ASIA AWARDS to debut in 2018

G2E ASIA AWARDS to debut in 2018 Inside Asian Gaming and G2E Asia will co-organize the inaugural G2E Asia Awards in 2018 – the official awards of Asia’s biggest industry  trade show and exhibition, G2E Asia. In an exciting development for the Asian gaming industry, Inside Asian Gaming and G2E Asia announced in March that they... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:07

Indian Dreaming: Tiger Palace putting Nepal in the game

Indian Dreaming: Tiger Palace putting Nepal in the game By Ben Blaschke The first integrated resort to be built in South Asia, Tiger Palace Resort in Nepal’s lowland Terai plains sits just eight kilometers from the border with India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh, home to some 215 million people. At US$52 million it also represents a fascinatin... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:12

Digital Danger

Digital Danger As the world becomes increasingly digital, the world’s casino operators are taking cyber security more seriously than ever before. But as leading risk mitigation company Kroll explains, risks remain – and not always where you might expect.  By Ben Blaschke AS cautionary tales go, the downfall... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:09

Gaming development outlook along the Belt and Road

Gaming development outlook along the Belt and Road Michael Zhu, SVP of International Planning and Analysis for The Innovation Group, delves into the benefits that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s “One Belt and One Road” initiative will bring to Asia’s gaming industry. By Michael Zhu PRIOR to the current recovery of Macau’s gaming malaise, ... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:08