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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 28 - David Attenborough 28 David Attenborough MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CEOTabcorp Holdings POWER SCORE908 LAST YEAR31 CLAIMS TO FAME • 27 years of industry experience in England, South Africa and Australia • Heads Australia’s biggest racing and wagering company As if looking after Australia’s racing and wagering...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:17

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number Three - Lawrence Ho 3 Lawrence Ho CHAIRMAN AND CEOMelco Resorts and Entertainment CHAIRMAN AND CEOMelco International POWER SCORE4,844 LAST YEAR4 CLAIMS TO FAME • Full authority over portfolio after breakup of Melco Crown partnership with James Packer • Positioned in Macau, Philippines, Russia and Europe •...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:14

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 29 - Ji Xiaobo 29 Ji Xiaobo SAIPAN PROJECT DIRECTORImperial Pacific International Holdings POWER SCORE898 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • Described by colleagues as “mastermind” of Imperial Pacific International casino resort in Saipan • Soft opened permanent casino in July; hotel and more to come With th...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:14

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 30 - Henry Cheng 30 Henry Cheng CHAIRMANChow Tai Fook Enterprises DIRECTORSJM Holdings POWER SCORE885 LAST YEAR37 CLAIMS TO FAME • Acquired Baha Mar casino resort in Bahamas from China state creditors • Stakes in Vietnam and Australia IRs plus Macau’s SJM Holdings The Cheng family has made good money fr...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:12

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 31 - Ham Seung-hui 31 Ham Seung-hui PRESIDENT & CEOKangwon Land POWER SCORE845 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • In charge of Korea’s only locals casino • Has tried to rid Kangwon Land of criminal activity For the past 16 years, Korea’s Kangwon Land has been living the dream, controlling the only “locals...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:09

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 32 - Lee Choong Yan 32 Lee Choong Yan PRESIDENT AND COOGenting Malaysia POWER SCORE834 LAST YEAR24 CLAIMS TO FAME • Overseeing RM10 billion facelift of Genting’s original hilltop resort • Corporate portfolio includes properties in New York, Bahamas and UK Opened as Genting Highlands Resort nearly 50 years a...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:06

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 33 - Michael Mecca 33 Michael Mecca PRESIDENTGalaxy Entertainment Group POWER SCORE816 LAST YEAR35 CLAIMS TO FAME • Played a key role in establishing Galaxy Macau’s impressive reputation • More than 30 years’ experience in the hotel and gaming industry • Leading Galaxy’s efforts in Japan Galaxy Entert...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:00

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number Two - Francis Lui 2 Francis Lui DEPUTY CHAIRMANGalaxy Entertainment Group POWER SCORE6,780 LAST YEAR2 CLAIMS TO FAME • Has advantage of being a local operator • Largest Cotai land holdings of the six gaming concessions• More than HK$50 billion in expansion on the drawing board in Macau• Hengqin island pre...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:00

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 34 - Linda Chen and Ian Coughlan 34 Linda Chen EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND COOWynn Macau POWER SCORE770 LAST YEAR27 CLAIMS TO FAME • Go-to person for marketing and strategic development of Wynn Macau since inception • Native Chinese with deep experience in international marketing 34 Ian Coughlan EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND PRESIDE...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:51

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 36 - Graeme Stephens 36 Graeme Stephens CEOSKYCITY Entertainment Group POWER SCORE721 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • Former boss of South Africa’s biggest casino operator It didn’t take new SKYCITY boss Graeme Stephens long to get the ball rolling on his tenure after taking over from former CEO Nigel Morrison in...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:48

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