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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 20 - Matt Bekier 20 Matt Bekier CHIEF EXECUTIVE AND MANAGING DIRECTORStar Entertainment Group POWER SCORE1,154 LAST YEAR23 CLAIMS TO FAME • Has turned around Australia’s second-largest casino company • Has led significant investment into Star’s Sydney and Gold Coast properties plus the AU$3 billion Queen...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:51

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 21 - David Chow 21 David Chow CO-CHAIRMAN AND CEOMacau Legend Development POWER SCORE1,148 LAST YEAR30 CLAIMS TO FAME • Valuable asset in Macau Fisherman’s Wharf as its redevelopment moves forward • Opened boutique Macau hotel and casino Legend Palace in 2017 • Both he and wife Melinda Chan are former ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:48

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number Six - Angela Leong 6 Angela Leong EXECUTIVE DIRECTORSJM Holdings MANAGING DIRECTORSociedade de Jogos de Macau DIRECTORSTDM POWER SCORE2,221 LAST YEAR6 CLAIMS TO FAME • De facto gaming industry representative in Macau Legislative Assembly • Stanley Ho’s fourth wife • Owns largest individual stake in SJM...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:47

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 22 - Nicholas Niglio 22 Nicholas Niglio EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CEORich Goldman Holdings POWER SCORE1,088 LAST YEAR25 CLAIMS TO FAME • Has overseen the company’s growth to become one of Macau’s “big three” junkets • The only Western senior junket executive In the complex world of Macau’s junket biz, R...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:46

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 23 - Levo Chan 23 Levo Chan CHAIRMAN AND CEOTak Chun Group POWER SCORE1,076 LAST YEAR26 CLAIMS TO FAME • A Macau junket veteran, having started in the 1990s before liberalization • Opened first VIP room in StarWorld, the StarWorld Tak Chun VIP Club, in 2007 It’s been a good year for Macau’s junkets. F...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:43

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 24 - George Tanasijevic 24 George Tanasijevic PRESIDENT AND CEOMarina Bay Sands MANAGING DIRECTOR – GLOBAL DEVELOPMENTLas Vegas Sands Corp POWER SCORE1,028 LAST YEAR22 CLAIMS TO FAME • Runs iconic integrated resort envied worldwide • Delivers biggest profits of any standalone property in Asia • Leads LVS effor...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:41

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

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