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Super Casino Controversy Manchester beat out London and the seaside community of Blackpool to be selected as the site of the UK’s first Las Vegas-style super casino. The decision is likely to face a legal challenge from Blackpool at least
Saturday, 24 February 2007 17:17

Cash in Hand Melco PBL raises over US$1 billion on Nasdaq to fund its ambitious Macau gaming projects
Saturday, 20 January 2007 16:45

Bally "On Fire" Bally celebrates its 75th anniversary this year with an exciting range of new products and aggressive Asia focus, centred on Macau
Friday, 19 January 2007 16:40

Casino Currency Expert Over four decades on from its first Macau order, GPI remains the go-to supplier of secure and versatile chips, plaques and jetons in Asia’s hottest gaming market
Thursday, 31 May 2012 15:46

Cotai's Next Wave Cotai’s future landscape is taking shape, with construction beginning on Phase 2 of Galaxy Macau and Wynn Macau’s land grant application finally receiving approval. It’s not clear who will get the go-ahead on Cotai next, however, as government appears to want to stagger developm...
Monday, 21 May 2012 18:32

Muddy Water China’s national leadership transition could make things more complex when it comes to Cotai casino project permissions
Tuesday, 20 March 2012 12:12

Strip Support Las Vegas has been mired in the economic doldrums since the financial crisistook hold in the US in 2007-08. As respected US-based gaming journalist James Rutherfordreports, since then, Sin City’s saving grace has been Asian baccarat players
Friday, 17 February 2012 11:30

Revolving Door The Macau government’s assault on local slot parlours looks morelike gesture politics than substantive policy
Friday, 17 February 2012 11:21

Wait in Vain Macau’s shortage of taxis hurts the economy—as well as leavingthe punters bad-tempered
Friday, 17 February 2012 09:59

A Global Growth Story ONEworks™ Business Development Director Tom Hall explains the workings of in-running sports betting
Monday, 16 January 2012 16:05

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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