Scientific Game

Features

INDUSTRY PROFILE: Joji Kokuryo Joji Kokuryo is a prime example of the gaming industry’s global reach. Having grown up in the United States before moving to Tokyo, his refined bi-lingual skills have led to a career translating and interpreting for others – taking him around the world and providing some intriguing roles along t...
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 17:28

INDUSTRY PROFILE: Mick Caban Boasting an impressive 42 years’ experience in the industry, Mick Caban started as a dealer at Australia’s first casino, Wrest Point in Tasmania, in 1974. Since then he has worked everywhere from Perth and Melbourne in Australia to international destinations such as Auckland, London and even Swa...
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 15:02
G2E Asia puts the “i” in gaming iGaming made its presence felt at this year’s G2E Asia exhibition with organizers creating a dedicated iGaming Zone for the very first time.
Thursday, 23 June 2016 12:54

Red is the new black The Macau Gaming Information Association is invigorating junket efforts for a deadbeat borrower blacklist.
Monday, 20 June 2016 15:05

INDUSTRY PROFILE: Christopher Rowe Riding the wave - Given his father Bruce is considered a legend of the gaming industry following a career spanning more than three decades with Harrah’s, GTECH and Bally, it comes as no surprise to find Christopher Rowe making similar strides with leading slot machine manufacturer Aristocrat. Havi...
Monday, 13 June 2016 15:35
IAG launches Strategic Leadership Series Inside Asian Gaming is now officially in the managerial training business – something Macau desperately needs.
Monday, 06 June 2016 16:24

INDUSTRY PROFILE: Niall Murray Dublin-born Niall Murray came to Macau from Las Vegas 12 years ago to open the city’s first westernstyle casino. In addition to running his own hospitality management consultancy and beverage distribution business, last year he opened Taipa’s PREM1ER bar. He also heads the local Irish Chamber of...
Monday, 06 June 2016 14:02

INDUSTRY PROFILE: Glenn McCartney Glenn McCartney is Assistant Professor in Hospitality and Gaming Managment at the University of Macau. But to expats in the city he is better known as the UK’s Honorary Consul and owner of Taipa’s Irish Bar and Irish Coffee House. For last month’s St Patrick’s Day he organized a ball at the ...
Monday, 25 April 2016 13:10
INDUSTRY PROFILE: Kylie Rogers IAG: Let’s start at the beginning. Tell us a little about your career before you entered gaming. KR: I grew up in the suburb of Liverpool and Chester Hill, in Sydney, Australia. My mother was a single Mum who put herself through nursing school. To be honest I hated school and left in year 10. M...
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 13:01

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