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

How can +12% growth disappoint?

How can +12% growth disappoint?

posted on July 17, 2018 by

The Analyst | Over the last few weeks there have been stories popping up about how many analysts were disappointed Macau’s gaming revenues only grew 12 percent and how trade wars with the United States might have an impact on the region’s gaming revenues. 

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NGCB asking for input; but will they listen?

NGCB asking for input; but will they listen?

posted on July 10, 2018 by

The Analyst | Sportsbooks have always been a challenge for regulators – lines made based on opinions; movements made based on recent and expected action and/or changes in team/player information; diverse lines between books – no simple basic math for the reviewing regulators to rely on, so confusing for the inexperienced.

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Baccarat back – for now

Baccarat back – for now

posted on July 03, 2018 by

The Analyst | Last week’s release of May’s gaming results showed another billion-dollar month for Nevada’s gaming revenue. It was led by the usual big three categories – Slots, followed by Baccarat, trailed by Blackjack.

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Go East Young Bookie!

Go East Young Bookie!

posted on July 03, 2018 by

The Analyst | As jurisdictions on the east coast of the United States embrace and welcome full on sports wagering it will only be a function of time before the national and international gaming operators wake up and realize, they will need their people on the east coast.

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Leagues’ rhetoric evolving on sports betting

Leagues’ rhetoric evolving on sports betting

posted on June 26, 2018 by

The Analyst | Many a decade ago when things were a bit less ridged, one of the customers of the casino I was associated with happened to own a professional sports team. He also loved betting on his own team, but because of image and reputation he always did it discretely.

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