Will Expansion Mean Contraction? | Global Gaming Business Magazine

In this month’s Global Gaming Business, I take a look at what impact the expansion of casino gaming has had on mature jurisdictions: But since then, further expansion has put pressure on “mature” gaming markets like Atlantic City, Mississippi and Delaware, which have seen revenues decline. This raises the question of whether further expansion will … Read more

Gaming Regulations Evolving in Global Gaming Business

I’ve got a pretty lengthy piece of the differing evolution of gaming regulations and transparency in gaming in Nevada, Macau, and Singapore in the latest Global Gaming Business Magazine: Today, gaming is a truly global industry. Casino gaming, which was once a small-scale business confined to a limited number of jurisdictions, has blossomed into a … Read more

CityCenter’s history

The 2010 issue of Casino Design, a supplement to Global Gaming Business, is out now. It’s filled with tons of great articles with many perspectives on how and why casinos look the way they do. I’d like to point you towards the cover story, a massive look at how CityCenter developed, from drawing board to … Read more

Gambling Goes Mainstream | Global Gaming Business Magazine

At the “opening ceremonies” for Aria, U.S. Green Buildings Council CEO Rick Fedrizzi said that Aria was an example of what architecture should be, and that schoolchildren should be brought in to see the building for itself as an example of what the future would be. “Wow,” I thought, “Bringing kids to a casino to … Read more

UNLV Gaming Podcast 15 (Roger Gros) is up

After about a week’s delay I’ve finally gotten the 15th UNLV Gaming Podcast up, featuring Global Gaming Business publisher Roger Gros. It wasn’t easy–midway through Roger’s Gaming Research Colloquium talk, my recording device cut out. Luckily, I was able to sit down with Roger and ask him a few questions that reproduced, with a few … Read more