Macau’s Casino Industry is Set to Grow in 2018

Macau’s Casino Industry is Set to Grow in 2018

Posted by: on Nov 15, 2017 | No Comments

Following three successive years of decline, Macau’s casino industry is finally looking up, with a good chance of the industry returning to its pre-2014 levels. Revenues at casinos in Macau had begun to slump following President Xi Jinping

Should Gambling be Illegal?

Should Gambling be Illegal?

Posted by: on Oct 4, 2017 | No Comments

Gambling is an addiction and governments should deem casinos illegal. While many believe in this statement, it is demeaning and ridiculous on so many levels.

MGM Casino Project Could Help Revive the Connecticut Economy

MGM Casino Project Could Help Revive the Connecticut Economy

Posted by: on Sep 27, 2017 | No Comments

Global hospitality and entertainment giant, MGM Resorts International has announced ambitious plans to construct casino and entertainment complex in Bridgeport. The project, estimated to cost $675 million, would be located

10 Little-Known Facts and Trivia About Casinos

10 Little-Known Facts and Trivia About Casinos

Posted by: on Jul 10, 2017 | No Comments

If you’re smitten by the excitement, history and charm of the casino industry, you’re not alone! So, here’s a chance to dive into some little-known facts about the casino industry and some of its most passionate

Are Casinos of Interest to New Millennials? (Part Two)

Are Casinos of Interest to New Millennials? (Part Two)

Posted by: on Nov 28, 2016 | No Comments

Having seen the crossroads of technology and gambling, the question arises: Which is the path best taken to bring back the younger generation to casinos.

According to the Applied Analysis for the Association

Are Casinos of Interest to New Millennials?

Are Casinos of Interest to New Millennials?

Posted by: on Nov 21, 2016 | No Comments

Gaming might be a popular activity on a mobile device or phone but for some years, the gaming industry has been looking at a bleaker picture when it comes to footfalls in halls, casinos and other physical venues. The American Gaming Association,

Cracking the American Lottery (and Admitting it)!

Cracking the American Lottery (and Admitting it)!

Posted by: on Sep 28, 2016 | No Comments

In America, lotteries are as old as history. It was a lottery that provided the much needed funds for everything from the establishment of the colonies to railroad construction and for universities such as Yale and Harvard. In fact, currently 5% of the money used for state education comes from lottery revenue earned by the government. The first

Macau: Has China’s Jewel in the Gown Faded?

Macau: Has China’s Jewel in the Gown Faded?

Posted by: on Aug 12, 2016 | No Comments

Las Vegas Sands, the first western casino to open in Macau after deregulation, has posted a decline of 17% or $1.44 billion in revenues from operations in Macau in the second quarter. The operating income has also shrunk by 18% year-on-year. The cumulative effect of these two downslides is that the casino operator is currently facing 32%

Stu Ungar: Poker’s First Disruptive Innovator

Stu Ungar: Poker’s First Disruptive Innovator

Posted by: on Aug 1, 2016 | No Comments

When Forbes magazine compiled a list of the most disruptive trends in business, they defined “disruption” as something that “…displaces an existing market, industry, or technology and produces something new and more efficient and worthwhile. It is at once destructive and creative.” While the Davids of the business world shake up the Goliaths with disruption,