By Muhammad Cohen

2015

Weaving a Destination: Manila Bay begins taking shape with City of Dreams opening (Inside Asian Gaming, January 2015, page 14)

Sky Tower Lifts Solaire: Manila Entertainment City pioneer rises with an elegant extension, aims to go global (Inside Asian Gaming, January 2015, page 20)

Singapore’s Super Model: Five years on, its IRs remain Asia’s benchmarks, but face mounting challenges (Inside Asian Gaming, February 2015, page 24)

Sayonara IRs?: Hope for Japan casino legalization has dimmed, but arguments for integrated resorts remain compelling (Inside Asian Gaming, February 2015, page 8)

Macau Comes to Manila: City of Dream Manila marks milestones for Entertainment City, Melco Crown (Inside Asian Gaming, March 2015, page 16)

Moving Up in Manila: Interview with Solaire Resort and Casino President Thomas Arasi (Inside Asian Gaming, March 2015, page 20)

Getting Past China: Macau needs to diversify its visitor sources, but must overcome challenges just to try (Inside Asian Gaming, April 2015, page 6)

Philippine Gaming’s Guiding Light: Interview with Pagcor Chairman Cristino Naguiat (Inside Asian Gaming, April 2015, page 12)

Solaire Comes to Korea: Manila operator purchases land, casino (Inside Asian Gaming, April 2015, page 32)

Putting Cambodia on the Map: NagaWorld raises the kingdom’s gaming profile (Inside Asian Gaming, May 2015, page 12)

Rough Around the Edges: Ready or not, Star Vegas sale spotlights Cambodia border casinos (Inside Asian Gaming, May 2015, page 24)

Rocky Road Ahead: Even optimistic Macau gaming analysts don’t expect recovery this year (Inside Asian Gaming, June 2015, page 6)

Political Designs: Galaxy Phase 2 and Broadway Macau reflect government pressure to diversify (Inside Asian Gaming, June 2015, page 14)

Non-mass Exodus: VIP operator says big player join overseas migration (Inside Asian Gaming, June 2015, page 27)

IR Fever Rising in South Korea (Inside Asian Gaming, July 2015, page 10)

Tricky Balance: Vietnam sets policy for and against casino resorts (Inside Asian Gaming, July 2015, page 18)

Small is Beautiful – and Profitable: Some Vietnam niche casinos been successful enough to raise their bets (Inside Asian Gaming, July 2015, page 26)

End of the Line? As gaming concessions approach expiration, Macau and Beijing hold all the cards (Inside Asian Gaming, August 2015, page 10)

Status Quo Bias: Odds favor concession renewal, unless… (Inside Asian Gaming, August 2015, page 16)

Brisbane Picks a Winner (Inside Asian Gaming, August 2015, page 20)

2015 Asian Gaming 50 (Inside Asian Gaming, September 2015, page 6)

Betting Slip: Ending Macau’s sports betting monopoly could boost revenue, enliven gaming floors (Inside Asian Gaming, October 2015, page 6)

Lights! Camera! Action! Studio City brings Hollywood to Macau (Inside Asian Gaming, November 2015, page 6)

Buying the House: Casino ownership may be next step in junkets’ evolution (Inside Asian Gaming, December 2015, page 6)

Books


Hong Kong On Air
Hong Kong On Air
Insider view of TV news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie

Red-Blooded Risk
Red-Blooded Risk
The Secret History of Wall Street

Lonely Planet Indonesia
Lonely Planet Indonesia
Updated guide to the world's most intriguing archipelago

The Poker Face of Wall Street
The Poker Face of Wall Street
Gambling for investors and investing for gamblers