The Analyst

The Analyst

The Analyst is an experienced gaming industry executive who offers insight each week on events and issues affecting the industry. Contact The Analyst at Publisher@GamingToday.com

Millennials will be tough to crack for casinos

Millennials will be tough to crack for casinos

posted on November 14, 2017 by

The Analyst | Probably one of the biggest challenges to the gaming industry is to unlock the mindset of the Millennial Generation and find their generation’s equivalent to the older generation’s slot machines.

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Take a look at Nevada's September gaming revenue

Take a look at Nevada's September gaming revenue

posted on November 07, 2017 by

The Analyst | September saw very respectable growth in gaming revenue for the Las Vegas Strip as well as for Nevada when compared to the prior year. Strip revenue growth from the prior year was 4.67% composed of 4.11% growth in slots and 5.2% net growth in all other gaming areas.

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Cantor-Asher trial continues

Cantor-Asher trial continues

posted on October 31, 2017 by

The Analyst | This past week saw the start of a parade of bookies through District Court as part of the final trial phase in the long running dispute between Joe Asher of William Hill and Cantor Gaming, now known as CG Technology.

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Skill-based games are missing the mark because of not following KISS

Skill-based games are missing the mark because of not following KISS

posted on October 24, 2017 by

The Analyst | One of the first things I learned in the gaming industry is when it comes to gambling games the old adage “keep it simple stupid” (KISS) is still some of the best wisdom ever for game creators/developers.

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Japan election, Supreme Court ruling loom large in 2018

Japan election, Supreme Court ruling loom large in 2018

posted on October 17, 2017 by

The Analyst | On Oct. 22 the eyes of the gaming industry will be on Japan’s special election. While Japan has already decided to permit legalized casino style gaming, the governing laws, regulations and related details have been moving at a snail’s pace.

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