Friday, October 19, 2018

INTELLIGENCE

Trade war creates headwinds for Macau gaming stocks

Macau gaming stocks are feeling the heat from the trade war between the U.S. and China, falling to their lowest levels in a year, with some analysts cutting their growth forecasts on concern for a slowdown in China’s economy.

Time to move the regulatory goalposts

There is no question that the global sports betting market is massive and growing fast. According to figures from respected statistics company, Statista, the global gross gaming yield now stands at about $400 billion, with the majority of that generated in Asia.

Facing the challenges of technology

New technologies, in particular facial recognition, have the potential to revolutionize the interaction between the casino and its customers, though regulators may be less enthusiastic.

Content is king in Asia’s slots market

New ways of delivering a constant stream of leading slots content, both online and off, are helping supercharge a product vertical that has previously...

Suppliers seek Fortnite’s magic touch

Fortnite Battle Royale is on its way to becoming one of the most popular video games in the world, providing a challenge for gaming suppliers as to how to recreate its success and capture the millennial gamer.

Tourism spending points to promising trend

Singapore tourism arrivals are up just over 7 percent in the year to July, but a closer look at the detailed breakdown provided for Q1 shows that for the second consecutive quarter, visitors spent more on gaming, sightseeing and entertainment than in its glitzy shopping malls.

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Operators eye innovation as retail pops

Alongside a rebound in gross gaming revenue, Macau is enjoying a boom in retail sales, with operators seeking to drive further growth through innovative concepts, such as pop-up shops and retail cafes.

Operators woo Japan local governments

The season has come for the sixteen or seventeen interested IR operators to concretely develop their strategies to woo local governments and to position themselves to be chosen as partners.

Tourism spending points to promising trend

Singapore tourism arrivals are up just over 7 percent in the year to July, but a closer look at the detailed breakdown provided for Q1 shows that for the second consecutive quarter, visitors spent more on gaming, sightseeing and entertainment than in its glitzy shopping malls.

Suppliers seek Fortnite’s magic touch

Fortnite Battle Royale is on its way to becoming one of the most popular video games in the world, providing a challenge for gaming suppliers as to how to recreate its success and capture the millennial gamer.

Content is king in Asia’s slots market

New ways of delivering a constant stream of leading slots content, both online and off, are helping supercharge a product vertical that has previously...