Hard to believe it was just three short years ago that the casino industry was introduced to skill-based/arcade-style slot machine gaming—the game mechanics that some, at first blush, believed would eventually take over the brick-and-mortar machine floor.
The departure of Geoff Freeman and the January 14 arrival of Bill Miller as the new president and CEO of the AGA has been of great interest to any number of industry actors, not least the NIGA, which enjoyed a productive and close working relationship with the AGA in the Freeman Era.
Multiple studies and reports have shown that Millennials are not using as much cash as previous generations. What does this mean for the cash-heavy gaming industry? Why aren’t Millennials using as much cash? Technology has played a big part for such behavior.
Today, casino marketers are inundated with new bells and whistles claiming to drive more revenue, engage players or be the next big craze. I am always interested in learning about these new solutions and tactics to drive business. However, it can become overwhelming.
Recently I read with interest a release Bill Miller, the new president and CEO of America Gaming Association (AGA), sent to the trade group’s membership regarding gaming priorities its putting before the new U.S. Congress. For those who missed it, here it is in its entirety.
Industry events provide much needed insight into the U.S. sports wagering industry. ICE Sports Betting Conference USA, which took place this past November in New York City, was one such gathering. What follows are some speaker highlights from the conference portion of this show.
The surreal weather, the blown pass interference calls, the government shutdowns, the fences, the walls… it was enough to make one pine for the days when the biggest post-holiday stress inducers were photos of celebrities in their bathing suits at Nevis.
Patents are a unique type of commercial investment. They can be used to keep out competitors, defend against a competitor's litigation aggression, enable cross-licensing opportunities or any combination of these. Here is some strategy to consider when pondering the potential of a patent litigation.
This year my company added sexual harassment training to its portfolio of leadership and communication training. I’ve heard many jokes from people as a result of this endeavor… “Sexual harassment training… does that mean you’re teaching people how to do it?”
In this issue of Casino Journal, gaming operators prep for reopening in the ongoing shadow of coronavirus, reopening casinos should consider going back to the beginning, architects ponder COVID-19 impact on gaming resort layout and design, and much more!