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The Big Gets Bigger The world’s biggest gaming industry trade show, ICE, returns to ExCeL London from 6 to 8 February in what promises to be another record-breaking week. ONCE upon a time, the global gaming behemoth known as ICE – officially the International Casino Expo – was called the Amusement Trades Exhibit...
Monday, 29 January 2018 14:47

Cherry on top Scientific Games has launched its new game “Da Hong Ying Tao” into Asia’s casinos. SCIENTIFIC Games has launched its latest slot title “Da Hong Ying Tao”, meaning Big Red Cherry, into Asia. Recently approved for the Macau, Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and Cambodian markets as well as al...
Monday, 29 January 2018 14:34

VIDEO: Inside Asian Gaming to host Asian Gaming Power 50 Gala Dinner Inside Asian Gaming will host the inaugural Asian Gaming Power 50 Gala Dinner on 23 November 2018.
Friday, 12 January 2018 06:47

ENTER THE DRAGON2 NagaWorld’s expansion lifts the Mekong region’s largest integrated resort and Phnom Penh into the top tier of regional destinations, with an increasing focus on Chinese tourists. By Muhammad Cohen | Editor at large in Phnom Penh   When I first visited NagaWorld six years ago, the casino hot...
Friday, 29 December 2017 03:00

Strength in numbers Macau’s VIP segment has been historically volatile, but has surprised with the sheer strength of its resurgence in 2017. What can we expect from VIP in 2018? By Ben Blaschke   If the jury was out on the sustainability of Macau VIP’s resurgence for much of 2017, it’s not anymore. Having cop...
Friday, 29 December 2017 02:54

Data driven From the traditional betting habits of Europe to the expanses of Asia, data analytics firm BettorLogic is showing how the correct use of data can provide benefits to sportsbook operators and customers alike. By Ben Blaschke   One of the enormous challenges facing sportsbook operators today is st...
Friday, 29 December 2017 02:46

The rise of Chinese technology and the US response In his latest column for Inside Asian Gaming, Dr Peter T Treadway explores the rise of Chinese technology and its long-term implications By Dr Peter T Treadway Professor, author and financial advisor, Dr Peter T Treadway is currently principal of Historical Analytics LLC, a consulting firm with ...
Friday, 29 December 2017 02:29

Separation and instability in the EU In his latest column for IAG, Dr Brian To considers the potential impact of recent moves for independence within the European Union. By Professor Dr Brian To Professor Dr Brian To is a global strategist and senior practice professor with over six advanced degrees in business, management, policy,...
Friday, 29 December 2017 02:26

Aristocrat’s European vacation Aristocrat will be showcasing some of its strongest performing Asian concepts at this year’s ICE Totally Gaming trade show in London. Aristocrat is taking some of its best performing Asian titles to Europe, with the recently released Dragon Link to make its debut at ICE in London from 6 to 8 Febr...
Friday, 29 December 2017 02:22

Mission: Macau IGT is confident its new range of titles developed specifically for Asia will make a major impact when deployed in Macau next year. Global gaming manufacturer IGT is preparing to deploy its first trial units of a number of new slot machines games onto Macau’s casino floors in early 2018 after a s...
Friday, 29 December 2017 02:13

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