In this issue of Casino Journal, we take a closer look at the winners of the 2019 Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Awards, learn some tried and true casino marketing strategies, read about some new developments in the sports betting industry, and much more!
Recently Vigen Badalyan, founder and CEO of BetConstruct took some time to answer questions from Casino Journal Editor Paul Doocey regarding the company’s products and its plans for the U.S. marketplace. What follows are some edited excerpts from this conversation.
The hint of fall in the air denotes that it is once again time to pack the bags and head to Las Vegas for the annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E), which will take place October 15-17 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center.
Morse Watchmans has existed since 1882, originally selling guard tour products. In the early 1990s, the company recognized the need for organizations to control and track their keys. This was the impetus for the development of the KeyWatcher, the first key stand-alone key management system that electronically released keys to authorized users.
Without a doubt, state-of-the-art security paired with amazing customer service are at the heart of every great casino. But being on top of your game can require staying up-to-date in these key areas, which can be a daunting challenge.
Ask most casinos in the U.S. and Canada if they have used or are considering the use of facial recognition and the answer is often an enthusiastic “yes.” But ask the properties that have implemented some form of biometrics how the technology has performed, and the answer isn’t as clear.
The post-Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) environment is very much in its nascent stage, providing unique opportunities for land-based casinos and i-gaming operators in the expanding U.S. sports betting market.
This is the story of how a British eight-men rowing team’s Olympic gold victory will help you achieve success with your marketing goals. No, really, this is good stuff and it will help you focus your marketing like never before.
In a few short months we will be entering the 2020s, and Casino Journal will be marking its fifth decade of existence. As with any enterprise with this many years under its belt, Casino Journal has had to go through some pretty drastic changes to stay current and vital with its end-users—you, the readers.
By all accounts, it appears another slowdown in spending is on our horizon. Although the easy argument would be that retail has gone online, The State of Brick-and-Mortar Retail Report shows 86 percent of purchases still happen in physical locations.
Yes it’s G2E time this month, but if you’re in the table games business, next month may be more enticing to visit Las Vegas since Casino Journal’s Cutting Edge Table Games Conference returns to Paris Las Vegas November 18-20.