Scientific Game


Pandering to the Masses Macau’s population is heavily protected from economic realities—and the government seems to like it that way
Monday, 16 January 2012 15:56

Asian Gaming 101— Part 2 In the second of two essays, respected US-based gaming journalist James Rutherford discusses more of the key features of the red-hot Macau and Singapore casino markets
Friday, 16 December 2011 16:37

Passion Play Aruze’s rapid rise as a casino game supplier isn’t an accident
Wednesday, 14 December 2011 11:22

Room for Improvement? Macau’s hotel offer could benefit from more strategic pricing and marketing
Monday, 14 November 2011 11:51

Asian Gaming 101 In the first of a two-part essay, respected US-based gaming journalist James Rutherford discusses the key features of the red-hot Macau and Singapore casino markets
Monday, 14 November 2011 11:41

Show Stopper Is Macau trying to put a champagne cork back in a bottle by extending its live table cap to the year 2020?
Tuesday, 04 October 2011 17:14

Raining Cash In its latest authoritative report on the Macau gaming sector, leading regional independent brokerage and investment group CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets offers its industry outlook up to 2020. Among the notable forecasts offered by report authors Aaron Fischer, Richard Huang, Jon Oh and Clifford Kurz, M...
Monday, 03 October 2011 16:48

Exit the Dragon Market consolidation as well as a company failure could spell bad news for Macau’s shuffling army of ferry passengers
Monday, 03 October 2011 16:33

End of the Affair? Did Wynn Macau make a misstep on its Cotai land rights—or is the government mixing messages?
Sunday, 02 October 2011 16:44

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Tribal Ambition

Tribal Ambition By Muhammad Cohen and Ben Blaschke   Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment CEO Mario Kontomerkos believes the Native American casino operator has two aces in the hole for Japan, especially when it comes to the so-called regional markets beyond major areas. In his presentation at last month’s Japan ... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:55

Social Gathering

Social Gathering By Shaun McCamley   Social casino gaming is booming. In 2017, the global social gaming industry generated a whopping US$106 billion in revenues, with the social casino segment generating US$4.5 billion in revenues. Not surprisingly China, Japan and Korea generated 90% of the games revenue in the... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:44

Redefining Tourism

Redefining Tourism By Muhammad Cohen   In an era when tourism constitutes a growing portion of the global economy, integrated resorts present a potent although frequently misunderstood means for growing visitor arrivals and revenue. It’s not simply the casino but their range of attractions that make IRs such powe... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:37

Japan IR Timeline

Japan IR Timeline By Ben Blaschke   What year for Japan’s first IR? It’s a question that continues to divide industry stakeholders, the answer further clouded by the substantial disparity in opinion offered at last month’s Japan Gaming Congress (JgC) in Tokyo. At the nearer end of the scale, members of the... Monday, 04 June 2018 20:27