Global Casino Industry Grapples with Geo-Political Pressures

Global Casino Industry Grapples with Geo-Political Pressures

Posted by: on Mar 12, 2020 | No Comments

A combination of global developments is proving costly for the casino industry. Coronavirus or Covid-19, a deadly virus has taken global centre stage, disrupting trade, supply-chains, tourism, business activities and even cultural events. The number of infected people has surpassed 126,000

Casino Industry Contributes Towards Finding a Coronavirus Cure

Casino Industry Contributes Towards Finding a Coronavirus Cure

Posted by: on Feb 27, 2020 | No Comments

The Coronavirus epidemic (Covid-19) is one of the fiercest health epidemics to hit the world since the SARS 2002-03 outbreak. Originating in the Wuhan province of China in December 2019, the disease has already infected 71,442 people worldwide and killed 1,776

Cambodia’s Casino Drive: Another Asian Success Story

Cambodia’s Casino Drive: Another Asian Success Story

Posted by: on Dec 8, 2019 | No Comments

The casino industry is booming across Asia, with the proliferation of integrated casino resort facilities in destinations like Macau, Singapore and Vietnam. Macau has been a prominent gaming hub in the continent, with revenues surpassing Las Vegas casinos. At

Increased Scrutiny and Litigation Pose Hurdles for Region C Casino Development in South-Eastern Massachusetts

Increased Scrutiny and Litigation Pose Hurdles for Region C Casino Development in South-Eastern Massachusetts

Posted by: on Nov 13, 2019 | No Comments

The Region C casino license was the third and final destination casino property, legalised by the state of Massachusetts, in its 2011 Expanded Gaming Act. Under this act, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) had authorised three

Global Casino Giants Looking to Get a Slice of Japan’s IR Market

Global Casino Giants Looking to Get a Slice of Japan’s IR Market

Posted by: on Aug 28, 2019 | No Comments

Over the past few years, Asian markets have become prominent hubs of the Integrated Resort (IR) business model. IRs are complex resorts offering diverse leisure activities, right from huge hotels to entertainment facilities like fun shows, shopping malls,

Where is the Asian Casino Market Headed?

Where is the Asian Casino Market Headed?

Posted by: on Aug 9, 2018 | No Comments

Possibly the biggest development for the Asian casino industry so far in 2018 has been the Japanese government’s approval of commercial integrated casino resorts in the country. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan has now authorized the opening of three gambling properties in the country, with the tax on gross revenue set at 30%

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,

Are Casinos Really Accessible to All?

Are Casinos Really Accessible to All?

Posted by: on Nov 14, 2016 | No Comments

Free markets and healthcare are unlikely bedfellows, if you look at the traditional dichotomy between these two. One issue that comes up is that of barriers to accessibility that take different guises. While the ancient Latin proverb, ‘Caveat emptor