Casino Industry in Asia Pacific: Development, Operation, and Impact

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This single volume gives you comprehensive information on Asia-Pacific gaming!

Casino Industry in Asia Pacific: Development, Operation, and Impact is a one-of-a-kind comprehensive review of the gaming industry in various countries in the Asia-Pacific region. This valuable resource thoroughly details the history, the operational issues, and the impact of casino gaming in Australia, Korea, Macao, and Southeast Asia and the Pachinko phenomenon in Japan. International authorities discuss crucial issues that involve policy makers and casino developers, allowing industry players a global perspective as they consider various important viewpoints in their long-range planning.

Casino Industry in Asia Pacific is organized into three sections: Development, Operation, and Impact. Chapters in the Development section provide a thorough history of gaming for Australia, Japan, Korea, Macao, and Southeast Asia. Laws and regulations are also reviewed for each location. In the Operation section, each chapter analyzes an important casino operational issue, including regulations, licensing and due diligence, internal control and auditing, and rolling commissions. The last section reviews the economic and social impacts for various regions. Chinese culture and gaming are also examined in detail to illustrate the intertwined relationship between gaming and people’s daily life. Extensive bibliographies, helpful tables, and fascinating photographs are also included.

Casino Industry in Asia Pacific discusses:

  • casino history and gaming legislation in Australia, Korea, and Macao
  • Japan’s form of gambling Pachinko
  • gaming in Southeast Asia
  • suggestions for Asian gaming jurisdictions
  • casino licensing investigations
  • accounting, internal controls, and casino auditing
  • the use of non-negotiable chips
  • the societal and economic impacts of gaming in Australia
  • the impacts of casinos in Korea
  • gaming and Chinese culture

Casino Industry in Asia Pacific: Development, Operation, and Impact is an essential resource for graduate students, advanced undergraduate students, educators, researchers, gaming policymakers and lobbyists, concerned civic organization leaders and members, casino developers and executives, hotel professionals, travel and tourism professionals, and anyone interested in the gaming industry.

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CATHY H. C. HSU, is Associate Professor in the Department of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Management and Dietetics at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.
TOM POWERS, widely recognized for his pioneering work in hospitality education, is Professor Emeritus at the School of Hotel and Food Administration at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.

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"Covers all the countries that are players, wannabe players, and soon-to-be players in the casino industry." -- James Wortman, ABD, Director of Gaming Education & Research, Conrad Hilton College, University of Houston

"VERY INFORMATIVE. . . Addresses both the positive and negative impacts of the casino industry quite well." -- Manat Chaisawat, MBA, Associate Professor and Director of the MBA International Program in Hospitality and Tourism, Prince of Songkla University, Phuket, Thailand

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