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Red rising With Las Vegas preparing an ambitious city-wide makeover to cap its latest economic recovery, Genting’s Chinese-themed giant Resorts World Las Vegas looks set to shine brightest of all
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 15:05
Asian operators look to Europe Asia’s casino operators look to Europe amid dwindling opportunities closer to home.
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 15:50

Reinventing the integrated resort Consumer tastes are driving a move away from big boxes in cities, experts say, but casino resorts on the beach can’t replace the bright lights of Macau – yet.
Thursday, 16 June 2016 15:27

Invisible Players What has happened to triads in Macau since the turf wars of 1996-97? Steven Ribet looks at the role they still play in the city’s junket industry.
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 16:28

Mother Knows Best Whether casino operators like it or not, China has the final word on the future of Macau’s gaming industry.
Thursday, 17 March 2016 12:17

What future for Korean IRs? This month the Korean government is expected to announce the winners in its request-for-proposal process to build two new integrated resorts. Will there be any?
Thursday, 18 February 2016 12:40
The Not-So-Golden Triangle Increasing defaults within the informal credit system funding junket operators are now posing a considerable threat to the gaming industry throughout Asia
Monday, 22 June 2015 17:35
Rocky Road Ahead Even optimistic Macau gaming analysts don’t expect recovery until next year
Monday, 22 June 2015 17:07

IR Fever Rising in South Korea Competition heats up at deadline as new contenders emerge for gaming licenses despite foreigners-only casino model
Thursday, 16 July 2015 01:46

End of the Line? As gaming concessions approach expiration, Macau and Beijing hold all the cards
Friday, 04 September 2015 19:44

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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