It’s no secret that the gaming industry is ahead of the curve in a number of community impact issues such as diversity hiring, charitable giving and volunteerism. However, what may come as a surprise is that gaming facilities have also set the pace when it comes to the establishment of energy- and environment-saving operational efficiency practices.
Indeed, many would likely agree that cashless is an area where the gaming industry needs to be more conservative moving forward. While consumers may enjoy the conveniences of cashless gaming, perhaps it is too soon for these types of payments to be fully-adopted by the land-based casino industry.
As has been the trend of late, most of the talk and sstanding room-only sessions at the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) convention, held last month in San Diego, revolved around the topic of sports betting.
Mike Halvorson is chief development officer, Sunshine Games, the sister company of Merkur Gaming Americas that was formed in 2016 to make games for the U.S. market and lead the Gauselmann Group’s charge into the highly competitive North American slot business.
There was a time when the annual National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) tradeshow largely eschewed conference content. It is safe to say that the switch has defiantly flipped in this regard, as evidenced by the plethora of interesting topics covered in the conference tracks at NIGA 2019, which took place last month in San Diego.
As has been said so many times in so many different contexts, the four most dangerous words in the English language are: “This time, it’s different.” Innovation and driving down costs are what made America the economic colossus that it is.
You can’t look through your e-mails without seeing some article on how to be the best at data-driven marketing, strategy and cross-team management. We simultaneously need to be able to test, analyze and differentiate between a plethora of metrics and the most important key performance indicators, ultimately gaining the insights that will improve our business.
Planning on a remodel of a restaurant, hotel room or a new build? Two of the biggest mistakes I see over and over again are One: Architects and designers are not familiar with the unique needs of gamblers, and Two: There is no central person that is coordinating the build.
The economic impact of gaming industry suppliers continues to grow by leaps and bounds, according to a recent study
May 22, 2019
The global gaming supplier industry generated a total economic impact of $55.8 billion, supported more than 202,000 employees, including 61,700 direct employees, and paid out a total of $14.1 billion in wages and salaries during 2018, according to a comprehensive report released by the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM).
Ainsworth Game Technology showcases new slot content for tribal operators at NIGA
May 22, 2019
Ainsworth Game Technology continues to derive a healthy revenue stream from tribal casino operators and the Indian gaming community as a whole. To maintain and grow this relationship, Ainsworth is continuously pushing new games and hardware in front of tribal gaming operators, which makes the annual NIGA tradeshow and convention a very important event for the company.
On the Move is a monthly recap of promotions and recent hires within the commercial/tribal casino, regulatory and game equipment and services marketplaces. This month, we cover Anthony (Tony) Rodio named new CEO of Caesars Entertainment; Mary Elizabeth Higgins appointed CEO for Affinity Gaming; Ian Freeman has been tapped to the post of vice president of global business development for IGT PlayDigital.
In this issue of Slot Management & Marketing, we take a look at some session highlights for the upcoming Casino Marketing & Technology Conference, hear about the latest innovations in skill-based slots, learn about new concepts from NIGA, and much more!
In this issue of Sports Betting Management, read about the latest stories from the gaming industry's sports betting market, take a look at the optimization of sports betting, learn the status of legal sports betting, and much more!