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Dealing the Millenials in Table games may have a leg up on slots when it comes to attracting Millennials, but work still needs to be done. By Paul Harry   Lately, there has been a flurry of articles and concerns regarding the dilemma of Millennials and their impact, or lack thereof, on casinos. Sadly, most of the articles...
Thursday, 26 January 2017 16:29

Will Trump accidentally destroy Las Vegas? New US President Donald Trump has already stirred the pot with a number of inflammatory comments against China – and it is Las Vegas that could find itself in the hot seat when China retaliates. By Prof. I. Nelson Rose   President Donald Trump’s greatest strength, his success as a businessman...
Thursday, 26 January 2017 15:15

Japan rolls the dice By Muhammad Cohen | Editor at large Muhammad Cohen also blogs for Forbes on gaming throughout Asia and wrote Hong Kong On Air, a novel set during the 1997 handover about TV news, love, betrayal, high finance and cheap lingerie.     Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe     When Genting Gr...
Thursday, 12 January 2017 12:06

Macau students “Mastering Cotai” Galaxy Macau last month hosted the inaugural “Mastering Cotai” event which saw Masters students from the University of Macau present their research to over 100 gaming industry executives.   Leading Macau gaming industry executives were granted a sneak peek into gaming’s next generation in ...
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 17:01

Gambling on gaming With a massive global audience and betting activity that is expected to quadruple by 2020, could eSports, also known as competitive video gaming, be the way of the future for the gaming industry? By Charles Anderer   Last month, the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee gave the state’s regulators a g...
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 16:55

Change is now Inside Asian Gaming welcomes its newest columnist, Dr Brian To, who will provide his regular insights into the ever evolving world around us in his new column, Keen Observations. By Professor Dr Brian To   Professor Dr Brian To is a global strategist and senior practice professor with over six ad...
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 16:40

Cloud with a silver lining Amazon’s decision to open up its cloudbased Amazon Web Services to gambling operations has provided online gaming sites a unique opportunity to achieve the agility and simplicity they have craved.   It took just a single, simple update of Amazon’s terms of service early last year to pave the ...
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 16:35

Name of the game Managing Editor Ben Blaschke speaks to Inside Asian Gaming CEO Andrew W Scott about the recent decision to rebrand IAG’s parent company to O MEDIA as well as the current media landscape in and around Macau. By Ben Blaschke   Ben Blaschke: Hi Andrew. Our company, World Gaming Group, recently reb...
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 13:18

Phil Stormonth: New horizons IAG Managing Editor Ben Blaschke catches up with IGT’s System Sales Manager for Asia, Phil Stormonth, to discuss his journey into Macau’s gaming industry.     Ben Blaschke: Hi Phil, can you tell us a bit about your background? Where did you grow up and what are your main memories from your ...
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 12:43

Digging for gold The pros and cons of emerging markets The Macau success story has seen operators turn their focus to Asia’s emerging markets in search of their own golden moment. But with untested waters come unexpected challenges. By Ben Blaschke   As the saying goes, "With great risk comes great reward." Ye...
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 15:58

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