Entries by CDC Gaming Reports

Innovation: Casinos need to put some skin in the game, too

Yes, it’s in the best interest of GameCo for a culture to develop that favors innovation among alternative game developers and operators, company president Blaine Graboyes admits. But it also behooves the casinos, who are seeking solutions to a flat slot market. https://www.cdcgamingreports.com/commentaries/innovation-casinos-need-to-put-some-skin-in-the-game-too/

Even with video game gambling, ‘slots are not going away’

Video game gambling offers the best opportunity for casinos to attract new players but will not replace traditional slots and table games, three leaders in the field agreed Wednesday. “Slots are not going away. Table games are not going away,” predicted Blaine Graboyes, CEO of GameCo. Inc. https://www.cdcgamingreports.com/even-with-video-game-gambling-slots-are-not-going-away/

Esports a ‘new emphasis’ at G2E

Last year show organizers say there were two sessions dedicated to esports at the Global Gaming Expo, the annual international gaming trade show and conference presented by the American Gaming Association. This year there are about 20 sessions on the program schedule. https://www.cdcgamingreports.com/esports-a-new-emphasis-at-g2e/

Wall Street execs see plenty of positives in gaming industry

Money talks, and when those who handle the money talk, casino leaders listen. Such was the case last week when four experts gave Wall Street’s perspective of the gaming market. The presentation was part of GameOn, a two-day conference for casino gaming operations executives across the country, sponsored by the gaming company AGS and held […]