In this issue of Casino Journal, see the winners of the 2019 Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Awards, review the Romero Awards and the Casino Marketing & Technology Conference, and much more!
Throughout its history, the Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Awards has spotlighted nascent, cutting-edge products and systems with the potential to transform casino resort operation and profitability.
As more and more Millennials are starting to venture into a “marketable” age for the gaming and hospitality industry, resort operators are adding new and unique non-gaming experiences to create the buzz needed to attract them and draw them into the gaming facility.
Casino Journal’s 16th edition of the Casino Marketing & Technology Conference, held at Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino July 23-25, featured strong increases in attendees and exhibitors and the first ever pre-show Loyalty and Player Development Conference presented by Raving Consulting.
The number of casinos has been fairly flat nationally for the past decade but the overall supply of gaming has skyrocketed. The battle for gaming revenue is as intense as ever, so what strategies can marketers pursue to stay ahead of game?
As surely as the swallows will return to San Juan Capistrano every year, gaming executives from around the world will flock to Nevada to attend Global Gaming Expo (G2E), the annual American Gaming Association tradeshow and convention at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.
The Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Awards celebrated its 22nd anniversary this year. Our annual article recapping the winning entries can be found in this issue of Casino Journal magazine.
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There are numerous regulations and taxes to deal with. Competition can be fierce, and competitors can act irrationally. Ever-increasing entertainment options can take bigger bites out of casino customers' wallets. Local economies can tank.
Tom Jenkin, president, global operations, Caesars Entertainment, sat for an interview
with his former colleague from Harrah’s, Dennis Conrad, president emeritus of Raving Consulting at the Casino Marketing & Technology Conference in late July.
Maverick Gaming LLC announced the signing of a definitive purchase agreement for the Macau Casino in Lakewood, the Macau Casino in Tukwilla, the Caribbean Casino in Kirkland and the Caribbean Cardroom in Kirkland, and the Caribbean Casino in Yakima.
Hard Rock International officially announced the company's participation in the Greek Government's RFP process to issue a license for an integrated resort and casino at the former Hellinikon Airport site in the historic city of Athens, Greece.
Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the operations and real estate of Isle of Capri Casino Kansas City in Kansas City, Mo. and Lady Luck Casino Vicksburg in Vicksburg, Miss. from Eldorado Resorts, Inc.
This issue of Casino Journal is the security issue featuring how gaming operators remain on the lookout for better ways to protect the casino resort enterprise, advice on how to improve surveillance system performance, the steps one hotel chain took to protect against COVID, and much more!