The reality for casino operators today is that the competitor is not just the casino down the street anymore; it’s all forms of entertainment—from nightclubs and restaurants to computer games and movie streaming services and everything in between—that is competing for piece of the patron’s budget.
For the past 25 years, PDS Gaming Corporation has become a reliable source for gaming businesses seeking equipment leasing and flexible finance options that include month-to-month, long-term, revenue participation and flat-fee programs.
Responsible for gaming operations at the Seminole Tribe of Florida since 2001, James F. “Jim” Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International and CEO of Seminole Gaming, has guided the development of Seminole Gaming into one of the world’s most profitable gaming entities, with seven casinos located throughout Florida.
Casino Marketing & Technology Conference, the gaming industry’s premier marketing education and networking event to be held here at Paris Las Vegas July 12-14, celebrates its 13th year with an impressive array of speakers, sessions, awards and networking events.
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.”
The Washoe Tribe opened its first gaming facility, the Wa She Shu Casino, on Highway 395 just north of Garnerville with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that featured a blessing by a Washoe tribal elder, the Tribe's Color Guard and a gathering of dignitaries.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is pleased to announce the official launch of “PlayMyWay”, a new responsible gaming initiative that provides casino patrons with a voluntary option to budget and track their play.
As construction progresses on Mohegan Sun’s 400-room, $130 million Earth Tower opening in fall 2016, Mohegan Sun announces a two year $50 million renovation project for the Sky Tower – the existing 1,200-room hotel that was introduced in 2002.
Any casino operator will tell you that the key to maintaining profitability is keeping close watch on the tables at the gaming floor. Knowing what comes in, what goes out, and what it’s all costing is central to any successful casino.
Sportsbook platform provider FSB Technology (UK) Ltd has appointed Garry Pattenden as its new operations director, with the firm bolstering its operational delivery team to help service the ten new B2B licensees it signed last year.
JCM Global has named Ian Payne the company’s new general manager of JCM Global Australasia. Payne previously served as JCM’s Asia-Pacific business manager for nine years before briefly leaving the gaming industry.