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STATISTICS: NATIONAL GAMING RESULTS

2019 National Gaming Growth Forecast The drivers for the casino gaming industry are employment, income and to a lesser extent gas prices, we find these…

SLOTS 202: INTEGRATED PROGRESSIVES

In “Slots 201: Jackpot!” we covered some of the high level differences between progressive links, and how most progressives are awarded in slot games. In…

THE FUTURE IS FASTER THAN YOU THINK

The biggest challenge facing technology columnists in today’s hyperlinked/hyperdrive world is this: From the time an article is submitted to the time it appears in…

THE POWER OF SPORTS

Ever since the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 was overturned in May of 2018, the gaming industry has been focused on…

THE GROWTH OF ESPORTS IN ASIA

For those of us in the gaming industry, we have seen a steady growth in esports participation and viewership in recent years, and it’s worth…

GAMING INDUSTRY: PERFORMANCE REVIEW

With the third quarter of 2019 officially wrapped up, a number of the world’s largest gaming operators shed light on industry trends in both U.S.…

KIRK VS SPOCK

This is an interesting topic for me, because it is such a hard thing to put into words – let alone down on paper –…

SECURITY THROUGH INFORMATION SHARING

We should talk. Seriously, our organizations and security teams need to embrace an important business change and start communicating with each other about both physical…

DON’T FORGET ABOUT CAPITAL GAINS

You likely hope the investments you hold will rise in value. Still, you have to be aware of how capital gains in the value of…

HOW AUTOMATION WILL CHANGE HOSPITALITY

We are certainly at a cross-roads regarding technology; the ability to use automation to make our lives easier and having that very technology eliminate the…

SLOTS 201: JACKPOT!

Progressive jackpots are everywhere in slot games. Progressives offer a clear achievable potential for a big win, so it’s no surprise that players gravitate toward…

IS YOUR FACE A PASSWORD TO THE FUTURE?

When I first heard Apple was building Face ID into its iPhone X as a handy (make that hands-free) method for unlocking the screen, I…

BEYOND THE ANALYTICS

The gaming and leisure industry continues to be extremely competitive with properties consolidating and new entities emerging or slated to join the foray in the…

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