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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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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