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UNLV Gaming Podcast 88: Tim Simpson

By David G. Schwartz on July 6, 2018 3:54 PM | Permalink

The latest UNLV Gaming Podcast has been posted:

88-July 6, 2018
Tim Simpson
"From Casino Wars to Casino Capitalism: Sovereignty and Gaming in Macau"
In this July 6, 2018 Colloquium Talk, Simpson discusses how the former Portuguese city-state, and now Chinese Special Administrative Region, of Macau has been transformed into the world’s most lucrative site of casino gaming, with annual revenues five times greater than those produced on the Las Vegas Strip. He positions Macau’s contemporary gaming industry within the city’s 500 year history as a Portuguese territory, and its crucial role in two eras of global capitalism: capitalism’s origins in European maritime trade, and its current guise in China’s emergent market-socialist regime and analyzes the productive role of Macau’s ambiguous sovereignty in the city’s casino industry, and the city’s function in the development of Chinese capitalism.

Listen to the audio file (mp3)

Updated: Macau page

By David G. Schwartz on November 13, 2014 12:45 PM | Permalink

Our Macau jurisdictional page is now updated with information through September 30:

 

Background

Macau (also spelled "Macao") currently has a thriving casino industry, pari-mutuel and sports betting, and a lottery. With annual gambling revenues of more than $13 billion, Macau is the largest casino gambling jurisdiction in the world.

Macau (click for stats)

 

Updated page: Macau (2Q2014)

By David G. Schwartz on August 4, 2014 3:07 PM | Permalink

The Macau jurisdiction page has been updated with second quarter 2014 data:

Macau (also spelled "Macao") currently has a thriving casino industry, pari-mutuel and sports betting, and a lottery. With annual gambling revenues of more than $13 billion, Macau is the largest casino gambling jurisdiction in the world.

Macau

UNLV Gaming Podcast 58: Robert Miller

By David G. Schwartz on March 21, 2014 4:42 PM | Permalink

The latest UNLV Gaming Podcast is up:

58-March 21, 2014
Robert Miller
"Paradise of Spectacle: Imagining and Re-presenting Casino Resorts as Spaces of Luxury and Leisure in the Twentieth Century"
In this 3/21/14 Gaming Research Colloquium talk, Miller (Assistant Instructor and PhD Candidate in History, University of Kansas) examines how Las Vegas, Monte Carlo, Havana, and Macau each created spatial imaginaries that helped to anchor the cities as destinations centered around gambling. Each locale shares cosmopolitanism, luxury, and spectacle, allowing them to draw on a large cross-section of the public.

Listen to the audio file (mp3)

View the flyer (pdf)

Updated Report: 12-Year Comparison of Major Jurisdictions

By David G. Schwartz on August 13, 2013 4:20 PM | Permalink

Now updated with 2012 numbers, here is the comparative report:

Major Gaming Jurisdictions: Twelve-Year Comparison 
Selected Casino Markets, 2001-2012

Includes slot and table (where available) data for: Nevada Statewide, Clark County, the Las Vegas Strip, Atlantic City, Mississippi, Connecticut (slots only), Macau, and Pennsylvania.
2011 report | 2010 report

Lots of info here.