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View from the top Inside Asian Gaming speaks to Aristocrat’s recently promoted CEO Trevor Croker about his first few months in the top job and his plans for maintaining the slots giant’s winning momentum.   Inside Asian Gaming: You’ve been CEO for a little over four months now. How have you found the role so...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:37

From Uber to Amazon By: Dr Peter T Treadway In his latest column for Inside Asian Gaming, Dr Peter T Treadway explains why regions like Macau and Hong Kong must support tech business as the way of the future.   Since issuing the last Dismal Optimist in May, tech stocks roared upward. That is until the afternoon of...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:19

Anson Wong: New beginnings Inside Asian Gaming Deputy Editor Raquel Dias chats with Entertainment Gaming Asia founder Anson Wong about the path that led him to start his own business.   Raquel Dias: Thank you for making time for us Anson. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Anson Wong: Wow, that is a little hard....
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:13

Time for a corporate rethink By Professor Dr Brian To In his latest column for IAG, Dr Brian To examines the management failures of three corporate giants – all of which could have been avoided.   JAPAN may be famous for its keiretsu, Kanban and long working hours, but one once mighty Japanese company, Toshiba, has recent...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:05

New era dawns in Sydney The Australasian Gaming Exhibition will be the biggest gaming trade show in the Southern hemisphere in 2017 as it moves to its new home at the impressive ICC Sydney.   Having spent the past three years at nearby Glebe Island, the Australasian Gaming expo (AGe) enters a new era in 2017 as it moves...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 14:58

All eyes Down Under Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia is back bigger and better than ever in 2017 with a range of insightful panel topics and a comprehensive eSports workshop. The 8th annual Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia (GRWA) returns to the Novotel at Sydney’s Darling Harbour from 14 to 16 August...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 14:54

Joey Lim: Thinking big The grandson of late Genting Group founder Lim Goh Tong, Donaco International Managing Director and CEO Joey Lim says after using the Genting system in Vietnam and Cambodia, the Australia listed casino operator is ready for mainstream markets like Japan. By Muhammad Cohen    Donaco Internationa...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 18:43

China’s Mass on the rise Among the most intriguing panels at July’s World Executive Summit in Barcelona will be a presentation by Galaxy Entertainment Group Chief Marketing Officer Kevin Clayton titled “China’s Mass on the rise.” IAG spoke to Mr Clayton in advance about this vital segment of the global gaming and to...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 18:39

Passage to Asia Having traditionally focused the bulk of its energies on the US casino market, International Game Technology (IGT) is on a mission to boost its global footprint with Asia at the top of the list. By Ben Blaschke   It’s not often that a company with annual revenue of US$5.15 billion can reasonab...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 18:33

The Rise of Indochina Part 2: Vietnam In the second of a two-part series examining Cambodia and Vietnam, MdME’s Rui Pinto Proença guides us through the regulatory framework surrounding the Vietnamese gaming industry. By Rui Pinto Proença   After a long (and, for some, painful) wait, the Government of Vietnam has issued its Decre...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 18:21

Current Issue

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