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

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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G2E offered look at casino games, eSports of future

G2E offered look at casino games, eSports of future

posted on October 10, 2017 by

The Analyst | The recently concluded G2E conference spent material time on the subjects of sports betting, eSports and continuing evolution of skill-based games, but there was not enough attention paid to how the industry should effectively market eSports and skill-based games.

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August fight, hurricanes responsible for big revenue growth in Vegas

August fight, hurricanes responsible for big revenue growth in Vegas

posted on October 03, 2017 by

The Analyst | Nevada’s August gaming revenues as reported by the Nevada Gaming Control Board were materially up pretty much across all the major markets in Nevada, with gross gaming revenues of $989,511,000, up 14.91% over the prior year.

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Policy Committee's job could be challenging

Policy Committee's job could be challenging

posted on September 26, 2017 by

The Analyst | Gov. Brian Sandoval has decided to convene the Gaming Policy Committee to address topics basically around when gaming licensees can do business with parties involved in state-permitted marijuana.

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Will China’s currency controls hurt Vegas?

Will China’s currency controls hurt Vegas?

posted on September 19, 2017 by

The Analyst | Most Americans do not think in terms of being limited on the uses of their own money other than when we use cash above certain levels we may become subject to various currency reporting laws.

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