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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 25 - Tan Hee Teck 25 Tan Hee Teck CHAIRMAN AND CEOResorts World Sentosa POWER SCORE1,007 LAST YEAR15 CLAIMS TO FAME • Spearheaded Genting’s crucial battle for Singapore gaming license • Oversees one of world’s most profitable IRs • Point player for Genting’s Japan IR ambitions Resorts World Sentosa ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:35

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 26 - Phil-lip Chun 26 Phil-lip Chun CHAIRMAN AND CEOParadise Group POWER SCORE932 LAST YEAR32 CLAIMS TO FAME • Son of Rak-won Chun, who founded Paradise Group in 1972 • Has 50% market share of Korea’s foreigners-only casino revenue It’s been a frustrating year for Paradise Group. A year that should have s...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:28

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number Five - Steve Wynn 5 Steve Wynn CHAIRMAN AND CEOWynn Resorts Ltd CHAIRMAN AND CEOWynn Macau Ltd POWER SCORE3,375 LAST YEAR5 CLAIMS TO FAME • Pioneer of the integrated resort concept • A visionary who helped reinvent Las Vegas as a destination • Renowned for setting new standards in luxury, service and ope...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:27

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 27 - Gabe Hunterton 27 Gabe Hunterton PROPERTY PRESIDENT, CITY OF DREAMSMelco Resorts & Entertainment POWER SCORE916 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • Oversees Melco Resorts’ flagship property • Extensive Macau track record It’s notable that the gap between Melco Resorts’ top man – Chairman and CEO Lawr...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:24

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number Four - Lim Kok Thay 4 Lim Kok Thay EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN AND CEOGenting Berhad CHAIRMAN AND CEOGenting Hong Kong POWER SCORE3,598 LAST YEAR3 CLAIMS TO FAME • Global reach, from Malaysia to Miami, seven seas to Las Vegas Strip – but not Macau • Grooming son Lim Keong Hui, 33, for leadership in group founded by ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:20

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 28 - David Attenborough 28 David Attenborough MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CEOTabcorp Holdings POWER SCORE908 LAST YEAR31 CLAIMS TO FAME • 27 years of industry experience in England, South Africa and Australia • Heads Australia’s biggest racing and wagering company As if looking after Australia’s racing and wagering...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:17

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number Three - Lawrence Ho 3 Lawrence Ho CHAIRMAN AND CEOMelco Resorts and Entertainment CHAIRMAN AND CEOMelco International POWER SCORE4,844 LAST YEAR4 CLAIMS TO FAME • Full authority over portfolio after breakup of Melco Crown partnership with James Packer • Positioned in Macau, Philippines, Russia and Europe •...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:14

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 29 - Ji Xiaobo 29 Ji Xiaobo SAIPAN PROJECT DIRECTORImperial Pacific International Holdings POWER SCORE898 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • Described by colleagues as “mastermind” of Imperial Pacific International casino resort in Saipan • Soft opened permanent casino in July; hotel and more to come With th...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:14

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 30 - Henry Cheng 30 Henry Cheng CHAIRMANChow Tai Fook Enterprises DIRECTORSJM Holdings POWER SCORE885 LAST YEAR37 CLAIMS TO FAME • Acquired Baha Mar casino resort in Bahamas from China state creditors • Stakes in Vietnam and Australia IRs plus Macau’s SJM Holdings The Cheng family has made good money fr...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:12

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 31 - Ham Seung-hui 31 Ham Seung-hui PRESIDENT & CEOKangwon Land POWER SCORE845 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • In charge of Korea’s only locals casino • Has tried to rid Kangwon Land of criminal activity For the past 16 years, Korea’s Kangwon Land has been living the dream, controlling the only “locals...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:09

Current Issue

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