Gaming Insider | What’s happening in Macau and on the Chinese mainland at “Beijing Central” where officials monitor the economy and continue tying casinos into difficult positions with new rules? The questions go on.
Sheldon Adelson was talking about his view of what is good entertainment in an area like Macau that last year drew about two thirds of the visitor base at all casinos from the Chinese mainland. Flexibility or diversity make a difference, he said.
Taking a look at what works well in Las Vegas, south Florida’s Hialeah Park’s poker room has expanded from 22 to 33 tables, adding semi-private areas with larger tables and charging stations for cell phones and tablet computers.
Las Vegas has a little something for just about everyone, according to the Convention Authority’s most recent survey of visitors. But only 12 percent of those surveyed listed the chance to gamble as the primary reason for their visit.