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Galaxy beats out rivals to appoint Ted Chan as COO – Japan Development Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) has bolstered its Japan team with the appointment of former Melco Resorts Chief Operating Officer Ted Chan as COO – Japan Development. Chan, who had been the subject of widely known rumors suggesting he was in discussions with both SJM and Macau junket operator Su...
Thursday, 12 April 2018 18:51

G2E Asia Awards: Meet the Judges – Professor Glenn McCartney Professor Glenn McCartney MBE is Associate Professor of International Integrated Resort Management at the University of Macau, China, where he also serves the University as Acting Associate Dean (Curriculum and Teaching) in the Faculty of Business Administration. Professor McCartney worked for many ...
Thursday, 12 April 2018 06:19

Retrospective punishments handed down to Macau weather bureau directors after Typhoon Hato The former director of Macau’s Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau, Fong Soi Kun, has had his pension payments suspended for four years as part of aggravated punishments handed down by Chief Executive Chui Sai On this week following the devastating Typhoon Hato that struck the city last August. ...
Thursday, 12 April 2018 06:04

Tokyo to comprise 40% of Japan gross gaming revenue: report Japan’s casino market would be worth around US$15 billion annually, of which Tokyo would account for almost half, under recently agreed regulations between the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its coalition partner Komeito. The US$15 billion figure is an updated estimate by financial ser...
Thursday, 12 April 2018 05:47

Macau operators to host Japanese business leaders under new IR program Macau-based marketing agency HOGO has launched a new program that will see Macau’s casino operators host Japanese business leaders to provide better education and understanding on the potential positive impacts that integrated resorts could have within Japan. The program, titled Japan-Macau Execu...
Thursday, 12 April 2018 05:03

Galaxy’s Philippines plan rejected as President’s Office confirms no new Boracay casinos Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) will have to find a new home for its US$500 million Philippines integrated resort after the government confirmed on Wednesday that it would not be granting the Macau gaming giant permission to build on Boracay island. Speaking at a press conference in Hong Kong, Pre...
Thursday, 12 April 2018 04:43

G2E Asia Awards: Meet the Judges – Sudhir Kalé Sudhir H Kalé, PhD, is the founder and CEO of GamePlan Consultants, a business that offers boutique high level consultancy to gaming establishments all over the world. Currently, he is also Honorary Professor of Marketing at Bond University in Australia. Sudhir has published over 100 papers on gami...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 06:53

Macau’s DICJ to hold 482 new gaming tables up its sleeve in 2019 after Grand Lisboa Palace launch Macau’s gaming regulator will still have 482 gaming tables up its sleeve to allocate as it sees fit once SJM completes the “Big 6 development cycle” with the launch of Grand Lisboa Palace next year. That’s the equation put forward by boutique investment bank Union Gaming in a comprehensive ...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 06:31

Dallmeier to unveil its Smart Casino Solutions at G2E Asia in 2018 Global solutions provider for the casino industry, Dallmeier, has announced its participation at the upcoming G2E Asia, to be held at the Venetian Macau from 15 to 17 May 2018. “We are ready to return to G2E Asia with our new and innovative Smart Casino Solutions,” said Konrad Hechtbauer, Proje...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 05:51

Genting Singapore “diligently preparing” for Japan IR bid Genting Singapore is “diligently preparing” to bid for a Japan casino license in 2018, with the company stating it was optimistic that the bidding process would begin this year following anticipated passage of the IR Implementation Bill. Outlining the group’s future prospects in its 2017 Annu...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 05:42

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SJM the latest to introduce eco-friendly new energy bus service

SJM the latest to introduce eco-friendly new energy bus service Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (SJM) has become the latest Macau operator to introduce a new energy shuttle bus service. The buses will begin operations in May, with the number of new energy buses to be increased in phases. In its announcement, SJM said the introduction of the buses “demonstr... Friday, 20 April 2018 07:33

VIDEO - Week in Review

VIDEO - Week in Review Inside Asian Gaming takes a look back at the biggest stories of the past week. Friday, 20 April 2018 07:27

Aquis boss accuses ACT government of 17-month silence

Aquis boss accuses ACT government of 17-month silence The CEO of Hong Kong’s Aquis Entertainment Limited has accused the Australian Capital Territory government of leaving it in the dark for 17 months over an AU$330 million Canberra Casino development proposal. The accusation follows an ultimatum issued by the government earlier this week giving Aqu... Friday, 20 April 2018 07:18

“Protectionism” harming Macau non-gaming growth: scholar

“Protectionism” harming Macau non-gaming growth: scholar A respected Macau scholar says protectionist policies aimed at supporting locals are in fact harming the government’s own efforts to grow the city’s international tourism appeal. Professor Glenn McCartney, Acting Associate Dean, Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Macau, out... Friday, 20 April 2018 07:06

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G2E ASIA AWARDS to debut in 2018

G2E ASIA AWARDS to debut in 2018 Inside Asian Gaming and G2E Asia will co-organize the inaugural G2E Asia Awards in 2018 – the official awards of Asia’s biggest industry  trade show and exhibition, G2E Asia. In an exciting development for the Asian gaming industry, Inside Asian Gaming and G2E Asia announced in March that they... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:07

Indian Dreaming: Tiger Palace putting Nepal in the game

Indian Dreaming: Tiger Palace putting Nepal in the game By Ben Blaschke The first integrated resort to be built in South Asia, Tiger Palace Resort in Nepal’s lowland Terai plains sits just eight kilometers from the border with India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh, home to some 215 million people. At US$52 million it also represents a fascinatin... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:12

Digital Danger

Digital Danger As the world becomes increasingly digital, the world’s casino operators are taking cyber security more seriously than ever before. But as leading risk mitigation company Kroll explains, risks remain – and not always where you might expect.  By Ben Blaschke AS cautionary tales go, the downfall... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:09

Gaming development outlook along the Belt and Road

Gaming development outlook along the Belt and Road Michael Zhu, SVP of International Planning and Analysis for The Innovation Group, delves into the benefits that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s “One Belt and One Road” initiative will bring to Asia’s gaming industry. By Michael Zhu PRIOR to the current recovery of Macau’s gaming malaise, ... Wednesday, 04 April 2018 14:08