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Ainsworth Groundbreaking

Ainsworth founder Len Ainsworth, CEO Danny Gladstone, President of North America Mike Dreitzer, Miguel Cuadros, President of Latin America and other Company executives were joined by Governor Brian Sandoval, Congressman Heck, County Commissioner Steve Sisolak, Representatives from the offices of Harry Reid and Dean Heller, UNLV president Don Snyder, and other gaming industry leaders at this ceremonial event.

With so many companies running from Atlantic City, perhaps the best ideas will come from those running towards it.

I started my career in the Atlantic City gaming market. Through the 80 and 90’s there was a “build it they will come philosophy,” which led to an arrogance of business behavior. We can blame all parties involved from stake holder companies to the state; or we can blame no one. We can speak endlessly about the great record of casino gaming revenue of 2005 or we can place it all in the past and move on.

Comment from Stephen Upstone, CEO of LoopMe Media and UK Chair of the Mobile Advertising Association on Amazon’s acquisition of Twitch:

With mobile gaming becoming and $100bn market by 2017 this is big business that is going through a rapid transformation creating the ability for large companies like Amazon to profit. Other similar moves from Facebook to purchase Oculus, the purchase this month of Chinese Games company Funplus for $960m and the recent Supercell acquisition by Softbank for $3bn continue to show that mobile gaming is hot and defining mobile advertising.'

 

Gold plated attractions at this years Australasian Gaming Expo

“This year’s visitor attendance has been remarkable – which was both reassuring for exhibitors and an endorsement of the approach taken by AEG Ogden to the task of operating the venue and the New South Wales Government’s provision of additional visitor transport options”, commented Gaming Technologies Association (GTA) CEO Ross Ferrar.