Casinos dismiss Shanghai Disney threat

Shanghai Disney opened in June, a US$5.5 billion category killer in Asia’s burgeoning family entertainment market. As they move beyond gaming, casino operators increasingly compete with Disney for entertainment spending, whether they want to or not.

Totally globalized native New Yorker and former broadcast news producer Muhammad Cohen is a blogger for Forbes, editor at large for Inside Asian Gaming and author of Hong Kong On Air, a novel set in his adopted hometown during the 1997 handover about television news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie. See his bio, online archive and more at; follow him on Facebook and Twitter @MuhammadCohen.