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Separation and instability in the EU In his latest column for IAG, Dr Brian To considers the potential impact of recent moves for independence within the European Union. By Professor Dr Brian To Professor Dr Brian To is a global strategist and senior practice professor with over six advanced degrees in business, management, policy,...
Friday, 29 December 2017 02:26

Aristocrat’s European vacation Aristocrat will be showcasing some of its strongest performing Asian concepts at this year’s ICE Totally Gaming trade show in London. Aristocrat is taking some of its best performing Asian titles to Europe, with the recently released Dragon Link to make its debut at ICE in London from 6 to 8 Febr...
Friday, 29 December 2017 02:22

Mission: Macau IGT is confident its new range of titles developed specifically for Asia will make a major impact when deployed in Macau next year. Global gaming manufacturer IGT is preparing to deploy its first trial units of a number of new slot machines games onto Macau’s casino floors in early 2018 after a s...
Friday, 29 December 2017 02:13

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Meet the Selection Panel Andrew W Scott CEOInside Asian Gaming Inside Asian Gaming’s CEO first entered a casino in 1986, fell in love with the surrounds and has been around them ever since. Andrew founded World Gaming Group and launched WGM in 2009, took over IAG in 2015, debuted a third magazine called High Life in ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 19:28

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Ten Years On A decade of making the Asian Gaming Power 50 By Andrew W ScottIAG Asian Gaming Power 50 selection panel Chairman EVERY year for the last decade, Inside Asian Gaming has completed a task that is fascinating, exhilarating, intellectually stimulating and industry-defining whilst simultaneously bei...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 19:12

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 19 - James Murren 19 James Murren CHAIRPERSON AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTORMGM China Holdings POWER SCORE1,165 LAST YEAR12 CLAIMS TO FAME • Chairman of the world’s second largest casino company • Credited with keeping MGM Resorts afloat during the GFC If the strong domestic results achieved by MGM China’s pa...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:44

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 18 - Chen Lip Keong 18 Chen Lip Keong CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTORNagaCorp POWER SCORE1,234 LAST YEAR20 CLAIMS TO FAME • Casino monopoly within 200 kilometers of Phnom Penh runs to 2035, license to 2065. • Owns 65% of first gaming company ever listed in Hong Kong • NagaWorld extension Naga2 debuted in Novemb...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:39

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 17 - Han Chang-woo 17 Han Chang-woo CHAIRMAN AND CEOMaruhan Group POWER SCORE1,292 LAST YEAR19 CLAIMS TO FAME • Top moneymaker in Japan’s estimated US$30 billion pachinko market • Company celebrated 60th anniversary in May, all under Mr Han’s leadership   Pachinko may be dying, but Japan’s unique p...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:35

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 16 - Kevin Kelley 16 Kevin Kelley CHIEF OPERATING OFFICERGalaxy Entertainment Group POWER SCORE1,304 LAST YEAR11 CLAIMS TO FAME • Helped launch the Venetian Macao in 2007 • Decades of experience in senior management, specializing in mass market A key man in maintaining Galaxy Entertainment Group’s (GEG) ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:32

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 15 - Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges 15 Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERHong Kong Jockey Club POWER SCORE1,313 LAST YEAR17 CLAIMS TO FAME • Driving force behind the modernization and revitalization of the HKJC • Has helped HKJC become Hong Kong’s biggest employer Twelve months after its annual turnover ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 14:28

Current Issue

Macau and Japan: Licensing looms large

Macau and Japan: Licensing looms large The next few years are set to be the most crucial period ever in the Asian gaming industry – one which will lay the ground rules for decades to come in the world’s largest gaming market and what’s set to become the world’s second largest. By Ben Blaschke and Andrew W Scott Macau and Japan ... Monday, 30 April 2018 12:39

Pachinko: Japan's Unlucky Loser

Pachinko: Japan's Unlucky Loser Japan’s preparations for integrated resorts are hitting pachinko harder than the actual casinos ever will. By Muhammad Cohen Japan won’t open its first integrated resort for years, if ever, but the IRs already have their first loser, the country’s unique and ubiquitous pachinko business. Pac... Monday, 30 April 2018 12:33

Responsible Gaming in Japan: Bill to be key to Japan’s Gaming Market

Responsible Gaming in Japan: Bill to be key to Japan’s Gaming Market Global Market Advisors’ Brendan D Bussman runs through the pros and cons of Japan’s problem gambling legislation. By Brendan D Bussmann As Japan continues to look at the development of integrated resorts (IR), many people engaged and following the market are focused on the IR Implementation Bi... Monday, 30 April 2018 12:28

Safety First

Safety First The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) will hold its 37th annual International Gaming Summit during G2E Asia from 14 to 16 May at Four Seasons Macao. Among the many insightful seminars and events that will comprise IAGA’s summit is a responsible gaming workshop to be held on Wedne... Monday, 30 April 2018 12:12