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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 40 - Thomas Arasi 40 Thomas Arasi PRESIDENT AND COOSolaire Resort & Casino POWER SCORE621 LAST YEAR50 CLAIMS TO FAME • Turned Solaire’s fortunes around • Serves as President, COO and Director of parent company Bloomberry Tom Arasi is one of this year’s biggest movers on the Asian Gaming Power 50, up ...
Monday, 04 December 2017 22:54

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 41 - Jun Fujimoto 41 Jun Fujimoto EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND PRESIDENTUniversal Entertainment POWER SCORE616 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • Universal founder Kazuo Okada “protégé” blamed for chairman’s ouster • Leading corporate deliberations on fate of Okada Manila What to do with someone else’s dream? T...
Monday, 04 December 2017 22:51

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 42 - Jay Chun 42 Jay Chun CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING DIRECTORParadise Entertainment Group POWER SCORE603 LAST YEAR33 CLAIMS TO FAME • Founder of Macau gaming equipment manufacturer LT Game • Changed the face of Macau’s casino floors with his Live Multi Game Machines It hasn’t gone quite to plan for Paradi...
Monday, 04 December 2017 22:47

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 43 - Albert Yeung 43 Albert Yeung CHAIRMANEmperor Group POWER SCORE601 LAST YEAR42 CLAIMS TO FAME • Pioneering VIP investor at his pal Stanley Ho’s Casino Lisboa • Grand Emperor Hotel has faux Coldstream Guards at its entrance and real gold bars in its lobby Before Venetian Macao, Grand Emperor brought a d...
Monday, 04 December 2017 22:44

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 45 - Chan Meng Kam 45 Chan Meng Kam PRESIDENTGolden Dragon Group POWER SCORE595 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • Former member of Macau’s Legislative Assembly • One of the city’s biggest property owners Renowned as one of Macau’s richest men – with a property portfolio in the hundreds – Chan Meng Kam has...
Monday, 04 December 2017 21:04

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 44 - Yang Zhihui 44 Yang Zhihui CHAIRMAN AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTORLanding International POWER SCORE596 LAST YEAR40 CLAIMS TO FAME • Developing a giant themed resort and hotel complex in Jeju • Bought and sold London’s Les Ambassadeurs Club for a quick profit You can’t accuse Landing International Chairman ...
Monday, 04 December 2017 21:04

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 46 - Jaydev Mody 46 Jaydev Mody CHAIRMANDelta Corp POWER SCORE593 LAST YEAR46 CLAIMS TO FAME • On verge of owning small casinos in the only three Indian states to allow them • Perfectly positioned should Indian casino industry be given the green light Compared to the estimated US$150 billion a year Indians ...
Monday, 04 December 2017 20:56

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 47 - Andrea Domingo 47 Andrea Domingo CHAIRMAN AND CEOPagcor POWER SCORE561 LAST YEAR45 CLAIMS TO FAME • Preparing to sell Pagcor’s casinos piece by piece • Beefing up regulatory side, taking control of offshore licensing Andrea Domingo stunned the ASEAN Gaming Summit in March by closing her keynote speech w...
Monday, 04 December 2017 20:52

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 48 - Lee Ki-woo 48 Lee Ki-woo PRESIDENT AND CEOGrand Korea Leisure POWER SCORE560 LAST YEAR48 CLAIMS TO FAME • Runs one of Korea’s leading operators of foreigners-only casinos • Previously served at the Korean Consulate General in Canada and the Korean Embassy in the US Exactly what the future holds for ...
Monday, 04 December 2017 20:45

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 49 - Hajimi Satomi 49 Hajimi Satomi CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEOSega Sammy Holdings POWER SCORE551 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • One of Japan’s biggest pachinko operators • Partner in Korea’s first integrated resort It was 1975 when Hajimi Satomi founded Sammy Corporation and began his first venture selling...
Monday, 04 December 2017 20:41

Current Issue

Design For Profit

Design For Profit Architect Paul Steelman provides his insights into designing the most expensive privately funded buildings on earth and making and breaking trends. By Muhammad Cohen | Editor-at-Large EMINENT casino architect Paul Steelman helped create the Asian gaming boom with the groundbreaking design of Sands... Monday, 29 January 2018 15:11

Climbing the mountain

Climbing the mountain   ASX-listed Silver Heritage Group finally launched hotel and casino operations at its new Tiger Palace Resort Bhairahawa in late 2017, having survived the 2015 earthquake, a fuel blockade on the Nepal-India border and an AU$19 million (US$14.4 million) funding shortage as a result of the delays. ... Monday, 29 January 2018 15:07

Can sportsbooks survive a 1% tax on handle?

Can sportsbooks survive a 1% tax on handle?   The big news coming out of the United States this year is the likely striking down of the federal ban on sports betting. But with many states licking their lips in anticipation of added tax dollars, the sports betting industry may well have another crippling fight on its hands. THE US Supreme C... Monday, 29 January 2018 15:05

Herman Ng:Macau Pioneer

Herman Ng:Macau Pioneer Inside Asian Gaming discovers a bit more about Herman Ng, CEO and Executive Director of Macau-based slot machine services firm Asia Pioneer Entertainment (APE). Ben Blaschke: Can you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your background? Herman Ng: I grew up in Macau and then when I was 16 ... Monday, 29 January 2018 14:52