For most, August is all about vacations, the beach, barbeques and otherwise enjoying the last lazy days of summer before the weather changes, the kids are back in school and life starts to get hectic again.
Massachusetts went live with a test of a first-of-its-kind system that allows land-based casino slot players to set budgets before they begin to wager and, honestly, I’m really not sure what to make of it.
Like many, I mourn the recent passing of Muhammad Ali. I think it’s true that hero worship is most in bloom during our formative years, and as a child of the early/mid1970s Ali ranked high in my pantheon of cultural superstars, a list that included Neil Armstrong, Evel Knievel, Louis Leakey, Bobby Orr, Bill Russell and Carl Yastrzemski (well, I was born and raised in Boston after allall...).
The Casino Marketing & Technology Conference is here so I thought I’d look back to the very recent past at Southern Gaming Summit, where Julia Carcamo of J Carcamo & Associates led a discussion entitled, “Advertising that Works.”
I attended the annual Southern Gaming Summit (SGS) inBiloxi, Miss., last month and have to say I came away with a very positive vibe about the region and its casino engine for the first time in quite awhile.