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2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number Two - Francis Lui 2 Francis Lui DEPUTY CHAIRMANGalaxy Entertainment Group POWER SCORE6,780 LAST YEAR2 CLAIMS TO FAME • Has advantage of being a local operator • Largest Cotai land holdings of the six gaming concessions• More than HK$50 billion in expansion on the drawing board in Macau• Hengqin island pre...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 13:00

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 34 - Linda Chen and Ian Coughlan 34 Linda Chen EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND COOWynn Macau POWER SCORE770 LAST YEAR27 CLAIMS TO FAME • Go-to person for marketing and strategic development of Wynn Macau since inception • Native Chinese with deep experience in international marketing 34 Ian Coughlan EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND PRESIDE...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:51

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 36 - Graeme Stephens 36 Graeme Stephens CEOSKYCITY Entertainment Group POWER SCORE721 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • Former boss of South Africa’s biggest casino operator It didn’t take new SKYCITY boss Graeme Stephens long to get the ball rolling on his tenure after taking over from former CEO Nigel Morrison in...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:48

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 37 - Clarence Chung 37 Clarence Chung CHAIRMAN AND PRESIDENTMelco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) POWER SCORE706 LAST YEAR39 CLAIMS TO FAME • Lawrence Ho’s man in the Philippines, overseeing City of Dreams Manila • His Nasdaq listed Entertainment Gaming Asia merged into Melco Resorts Trusted deputy ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:45

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 38 - Kingson Sian 38 Kingson Sian PRESIDENTTravellers International Hotel Group POWER SCORE667 LAST YEAR36 CLAIMS TO FAME • Oversees Resorts World Manila, a joint venture between Genting Hong Kong and Philippine billionaire Andrew Tan’s Alliance Global Group • Accelerating US$650 million expansion plan foll...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:42

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 39 - Joey Lim 39 Joey Lim MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CEODonaco International POWER SCORE635 LAST YEAR38 CLAIMS TO FAME • Owns boutique border casinos in Cambodia for Thais and Vietnam for Chinese • Began Donaco with his grandfather, Genting founder Lim Goh Tong For Star Vegas in Poipet, the training wheels ar...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 12:39

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 40 - Thomas Arasi 40 Thomas Arasi PRESIDENT AND COOSolaire Resort & Casino POWER SCORE621 LAST YEAR50 CLAIMS TO FAME • Turned Solaire’s fortunes around • Serves as President, COO and Director of parent company Bloomberry Tom Arasi is one of this year’s biggest movers on the Asian Gaming Power 50, up ...
Monday, 04 December 2017 22:54

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 41 - Jun Fujimoto 41 Jun Fujimoto EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND PRESIDENTUniversal Entertainment POWER SCORE616 LAST YEAR- CLAIMS TO FAME • Universal founder Kazuo Okada “protégé” blamed for chairman’s ouster • Leading corporate deliberations on fate of Okada Manila What to do with someone else’s dream? T...
Monday, 04 December 2017 22:51

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 42 - Jay Chun 42 Jay Chun CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING DIRECTORParadise Entertainment Group POWER SCORE603 LAST YEAR33 CLAIMS TO FAME • Founder of Macau gaming equipment manufacturer LT Game • Changed the face of Macau’s casino floors with his Live Multi Game Machines It hasn’t gone quite to plan for Paradi...
Monday, 04 December 2017 22:47

2017 Inside Asian Gaming Power 50: Number 43 - Albert Yeung 43 Albert Yeung CHAIRMANEmperor Group POWER SCORE601 LAST YEAR42 CLAIMS TO FAME • Pioneering VIP investor at his pal Stanley Ho’s Casino Lisboa • Grand Emperor Hotel has faux Coldstream Guards at its entrance and real gold bars in its lobby Before Venetian Macao, Grand Emperor brought a d...
Monday, 04 December 2017 22:44

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