Pros, cons of increased casino tech in the LVBP

This week, my Las Vegas Business Press column takes a look not at what technology is being introduced into casinos, but how it’s being used–and should be used: The technology used on casino floors has evolved considerably in the past two decades. And, as showcased at the recent Global Gaming Expo, it continues to do … Read more

Me @ G2E: Social media insights

A little while ago I received an invitation to participate in G2E‘s conference track. Here are the details: 9:15AM – 10:15AM (Wednesday, October 05, 2011) Social Media Insights, Part III: ROI Although it officially costs nothing to tweet, the hard costs associated with staffing and content development are undeniable. This session will examine how casinos … Read more

G2E evolves in the Las Vegas Business Press

In this week’s Las Vegas Business Press, I offer a long view of the Global Gaming Expo: The conference panels are finished though they have been recorded for posterity, and the last of the exhibit booths have been disassembled at the Las Vegas Convention Center. It is an appropriate time to consider how the industry … Read more

Tales from G2E in Vegas Seven

It may be Thanksgiving, but it’s still Thursday, so a new Vegas Seven has hit the streets with its usual Green Felt Journal adorning the local news section. This week, I look at the mayhem that was the Global Gaming Expo, with a focus on a smaller exhibitor: The exhibitors are a diverse lot, as … Read more

G2E on the move in V7

It’s a busy week, but I still had time for a Vegas Seven column about G2E moving: Over the course of a week, Las Vegas hosts conventions and trade expos for industries from baking to sheet metal. So it’s not surprising that the world’s premier casino industry trade show, the Global Gaming Expo, is held … Read more

G2E and the industry’s future

This week my job is to spend too much time at the Las Vegas Convention Center, walking the exhibit halls and stalking the conference rooms of the Global Gaming Expo. Here’s a takeaway from the first day, from KLAS: The economy took center stage at the largest gaming conference in the world that opened in … Read more