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Friday, 23 February 2018 06:55

TGG to deploy content on Solaire Resort & Casino’s gaming floor Hong Kong’s TGG Interactive has announced a deal with Manila’s Solaire Resort & Casino to integrate the Philippines casino operator to its Asian VIP and middle-class focused digital gaming machine library on the casino floor. In a press release, TGG said that the successful deployment at S...
Friday, 23 February 2018 05:20

Saipan gaming commissioner accuses Macau casinos of not reporting real VIP volumes The Executive Director of the Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC), the gaming regulatory body of the Northern Mariana Islands, has attributed the comparatively enormous VIP rolling chip volumes running through Imperial Pacific International’s (IPI) Saipan casino to Macau operators failing to repo...
Friday, 23 February 2018 05:06

Macau’s Chinese New Year visitation grows 6.5% Macau’s visitor arrivals surged by 6.5% year-on-year to more than 960,000 during Chinese New Year, including around 710,000 from mainland China, according to preliminary statistics released by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO). The figures cover the seven days of Spring Festival Golden W...
Friday, 23 February 2018 04:27

Crown Resorts on the rise as VIP play returns Australian casino operator Crown Resorts has seen its VIP segment rebound quickly following the release from a Shanghai jail of 16 employees last August. Releasing its financial results on Thursday for the six months to 31 December 2017, Crown revealed a 15.9% increase in VIP turnover Australia-wid...
Thursday, 22 February 2018 19:16

Japanese government proposes ¥2,000 (US$19) casino entry fee Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has proposed charging residents a ¥2,000 fee, equivalent to US$19, to enter the nation’s casinos. According to reports by local media, the fee would apply to all Japanese residents regardless of nationality but would not be charged to foreign touris...
Thursday, 22 February 2018 06:06

Dallmeier claims successful European launch for innovative CAT system Casino solutions provider Dallmeier has hailed this year’s ICE Totally gaming trade show and exhibition a huge success after showcasing its new Casino Automation Technology (CAT) for the first time in Europe. “Our new CAT product was extremely well received by the major European casino operator...
Thursday, 22 February 2018 05:29

GPI announces new licensing and development agreements Casino currency supplier GPI has announced global licensing and development agreements with BrainChip and Xuvi to develop its advanced Automated Table Solution (ATS). ATS combines GPI’s SMART RFID and CIS with BrainChip’s accelerated solutions for artificial intelligence (AI) applications, and ...
Thursday, 22 February 2018 05:21

PhilWeb approved to deploy gaming system in 21 more Pagcor sites Philippines gaming services provider PhilWeb Corporation has been granted permission by gaming regulator Pagcor to deploy its Electronic Gaming System (EGS) to an extra 21 gaming sites nationwide. The deployment, which will see the company convert the sites from InstaWin EGS to PhilWeb’s EGS, mor...
Thursday, 22 February 2018 05:10

MGM Cotai’s The Mansion luxury villas to open in September MGM Cotai’s ultra-luxury The Mansion villas are unlikely to open until September, according to MGM China CEO and Executive Director Grant Bowie. Speaking during parent company MGM Resorts’ fourth quarter and full year 2017 earnings call this week, Bowie said that The Mansion – a private encla...
Thursday, 22 February 2018 04:40

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Inside Asian Gaming takes a look back at the biggest stories of the past week

Inside Asian Gaming takes a look back at the biggest stories of the past week Inside Asian Gaming takes a look back at the biggest stories of the past week Friday, 23 February 2018 06:55

TGG to deploy content on Solaire Resort & Casino’s gaming floor

TGG to deploy content on Solaire Resort & Casino’s gaming floor Hong Kong’s TGG Interactive has announced a deal with Manila’s Solaire Resort & Casino to integrate the Philippines casino operator to its Asian VIP and middle-class focused digital gaming machine library on the casino floor. In a press release, TGG said that the successful deployment at S... Friday, 23 February 2018 05:20

Saipan gaming commissioner accuses Macau casinos of not reporting real VIP volumes

Saipan gaming commissioner accuses Macau casinos of not reporting real VIP volumes The Executive Director of the Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC), the gaming regulatory body of the Northern Mariana Islands, has attributed the comparatively enormous VIP rolling chip volumes running through Imperial Pacific International’s (IPI) Saipan casino to Macau operators failing to repo... Friday, 23 February 2018 05:06

Macau’s Chinese New Year visitation grows 6.5%

Macau’s Chinese New Year visitation grows 6.5% Macau’s visitor arrivals surged by 6.5% year-on-year to more than 960,000 during Chinese New Year, including around 710,000 from mainland China, according to preliminary statistics released by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO). The figures cover the seven days of Spring Festival Golden W... Friday, 23 February 2018 04:27

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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