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Andrew Klebanow quoted in Inside Asian Gaming Magazine

Rough Around the Edges

You won’t see hitching posts, tumbleweeds or swinging door saloons, but Poipet in Cambodia is the frontier.  The casino strip lies just past Thailand’s busy border checkpoint at Aranya Prathet, where some 5,000 people cross into Cambodia daily.  After passing an arch crowned in the style of Buddhist stupas, travelers must walk some 200 meters through the heart of the strip to reach Cambodia’s immigration post and receive their visas.

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Andrew Klebanow quoted in Inside Asian Gaming

Getting Past China

by Muhammad Cohen

Diversification remains one of Macau’s loudest buzzwords, a government imperative for casino operators and a key to making Macau the world center of tourism and leisure envisioned by Beijing’s Five Year Plan for 2011-2015.  Economic diversification has proven elusive in view of Macau’s gaming-centric tourist mix; customers want what they want.

 

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GMA quoted in GGR Asia

Casinos not a fix-all for urban redevelopment: GMA

GGR Asia

The “single greatest mistake” that a government or jurisdiction can make is to allocate land for a gaming project simply on the basis that it wants urban redevelopment in that spot, says a new report from Global Market Advisors LLC.

Casinos not a fix-all for urban redevelopment: GMA

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Global Market Advisors issues white paper on the effects of urban casino development

Asia Gaming Brief

Global Market Advisors (GMA), a leading international consulting firm to the casino gaming, lodging, and airline industries, has issued a white paper on the effects of urban casino development.  The paper, titled “Casinos and the City” explores the history of casino development in cities, past and current trends, and recommendations for future development of casinos in urban areas.

Global Market Advisors issues white paper on the effects of urban casino development

You may download a copy of the white paper HERE

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Andrew Klebanow quoted in Inside Asian Gaming

Macau Comes to Manila

by Muhammad Cohen

Inside Asian Gaming

For its opening night concert, City of Dreams Manila brought in international stars Ne-Yo and Kelly Rowland.  Industry observers are anxious to see how many more international players the US$1.3 billion CoD Manila will bring to the Philippine capital’s Entertainment City district.  They’ll probably need to be patient

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GMA quoted on CNBC

Can Macau gaming stocks regain winning hand?  

Macau-related casino stocks will likely come under pressure in the medium to long-term as gaming revenues remain challenged, says Jonathan Galaviz, partner at Global Market Advisors.

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