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Technology’s Next Generation Macao Polytechnic Institute is teaching computer science with a specialization in gaming—a unique course of study born of a unique collaboration with the industry
Monday, 18 March 2013 13:28

VIP Business Basics In its authoritative report on the Macau gaming industry, “Still Raining Cash,” leading regional independent brokerage and investment group CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets details the workings of the still-dominant VIP sector
Thursday, 07 February 2013 10:50

Built for Speed Though it has been accused by some as an attempt to skirt Macau’s table cap, Sands China’s new Fast Action Baccarat is much more. It is designed to heighten excitement on the floor, and through various time-saving innovations, allows much lower minimum bets, paving the way to court a neglected c...
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 14:07

Passing the Buffett Test New research from CLSA suggests that even WarrenBuffett, the ultra-safe “Sage of Omaha,” would score Macauhighly on his well-known investment checklist.
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 18:10

Smokers Cornered The 1st January deadline to designate 50% of Macau’s casino floors as non-smoking areas is looming, and although the crucial issue of how VIP rooms are to be treated remains unanswered, as Cláudia Aranda reports, pragmatism will likely prevail
Monday, 19 November 2012 15:04

Business Not as Usual Neptune Group’s Nicholas Niglio on Macau, the state of the high end, and a new junket model for the market
Thursday, 18 October 2012 13:30

Isle of Man—the Choice for e-Gaming The Isle of Man is a global center for the regulation of online and remote gaming. Julia Connolly of Sovereign Trust (Hong Kong) Limited explains why the island, which is expected to issue its 50th license soon, is the preferred jurisdiction for many e-Gaming operators, especially those based in Asi...
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 12:12

Different Visions What makes Asia’s most bullish casino resort developer loath to enter the Philippines?
Monday, 06 August 2012 16:18

Seeking a Macau Playmate A bunny-filled casino could soon be hopping up in Asia’s hottest gaming destination
Thursday, 26 April 2007 16:40

Japan's Casino Opportunity CLSA’s Aaron Fischer believes the Japanese government will legalise casinos in the next couple of years, with Okinawa a frontrunner for the first license. Mr Fischer discusses the approval process currently in progress, and considers what form future casinos in the country could take
Sunday, 25 March 2007 16:29

Current Issue

MGM “all-in” on Cotai

MGM “all-in” on Cotai Almost five years to the day since MGM first broke ground on its second Macau integrated resort, MGM Cotai finally opened its doors to the public on 13 February with the US$3.4 billion investment pinning its future on the premium mass market and an array of innovative features. By Ben Blaschke “... Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:50

European vacation

European vacation Novomatic is targeting both the US and Asian markets with its recent acquisition of a 52% stake in Australian slot machine developer Ainsworth Game Technology.By Ben Blaschke WHEN Austrian gaming giant Novomatic Group confirmed the completion of its AU$500 million purchase of a 52.2% stake in Austra... Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:48

Problem solving

Problem solving Inside Asian Gaming speaks with Davis Fong, Associate Professor in International Integrated Resort Management and Director of Institute for the Study of Commercial Gaming at the University of Macau’s Faculty of Business Administration, about the extent of gambling disorders in the Asian gaming hub... Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:44

Gaming and the nine intelligences

Gaming and the nine intelligences Sudhir Kale explores the nine types of intelligence as defined by Harvard psychologist Howard Gardner and how they apply to the gaming industry.  DURING my decades of involvement in the gaming industry, I have had the pleasure of knowing many senior executives from all over the world. They are all... Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:40