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Women & Retirement: What You Need to Know

Women & Retirement: What You Need to Know There are several critical issues unique to women that may complicate their retirement planning efforts. According to…

National Gaming Results, Update

National Gaming Results, Update Net gaming growth around U.S. for 2014 vs 2013 YTD is basically flat thru December 2014. However, in later 2014 we…

Becoming More Data-Driven

Recently, I gave a presentation on data and analytics at a large global shared services conference. The fact that I was presenting on an advanced…

Gaming Industry: Performance Review, Summer 2015

Gaming Industry: Performance Review, Summer 2015 With the latest round of quarterly financial reports, it is clear that the recent gaming slowdown in Macau is affecting the bottom…

EVOLUTION OF CALCULATING SLOT WIN

The slot industry has benefited from many technologies through the years. Many of these technologies have had a direct impact on how we calculate a…

NOT-SO-ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HIGH GEAR

Anyone who’s driven in rush-hour traffic lately…stood in line at the grocery store checkout counter…or had a Kardashian encounter while channel surfing…understands the need for…

PROMOTIONAL CREDITS AND SALARY CAP BASICS

We have written many articles about player database management, optimizing performance of your promotional coin offerings to increase operational profitability and most recently, slot floor…

2014 FORUM HOTel & SPA

It was a pleasure to attend the 7th edition of the Forum HOTel & SPA, this past June (2014). Created by Madam Vladi Kovanic, and…

NATIONAL GAMING RESULTS, UPDATE

As of August 2014, we are tracking 24 states that publish their gaming results on a monthly basis. Some states separate slot win and table…

GAMING INDUSTRY: PERFORMANCE REVIEW

Since our last report in Gaming & Leisure Magazine, a number of gaming operators posted third quarter earnings and several equipment manufacturers announced facility expansions…

MANAGING YOUR ONLINE REPUTATION

Every tweet, comment, snapshot, and video posted by you on the Internet creates an image that contributes to your online reputation. Ditto every comment, Tweet,…

ESSENTIALS OF A WINNING MENU

Can the consumer and restaurateur ever agree on a menu? The many factors that go into menu management involve a fine balance of profit and…

SETTING YOUR CORE VALUES

In my last article, I asked the question: “Do you want true accountability?” Well, do you? Remember the quote I cited from the book The…

What’s In a Title? CIO

Information Technology (IT) has always played an important role in the gaming and hospitality industry to track customer’s purchasing preferences and trends. IT played a…

SIMPLE WAYS TO VALUE A STOCK

Investors are always searching for methods to help them determine whether a company is worth investing in. There are many means of stock valuation, some…

G&L Visit Macau

Let’s take a flight out of McCarran International in Las Vegas, NV and head for Macau, the only legal gambling venue in China. We have…

SHARED SERVICES IN THE GAMING INDUSTRY

Shared services is a business delivery model and a concept that has been around for 25- plus years and has gained wide adoption in corporate…

There’s An App For That

Once the preserve of small, modern, agile companies with small staff – remote working is now a feature of large companies who require their staff to be out on the road and available no matter where they are

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