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CONTENTS JANUARY 2010
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NEWS
Editor’s letter
12 STATESIDE
Sharon Harris on North America
A
ll change again… One of
the things I like most
about the casino industry
is that it keeps moving,
14 NICK HAWKINS
there is always change and develop-
ment. Sure, there are sometimes
Our man in the know shares what
backward steps (Bush administration, anyone?), but
he… Well, what he knows.
mostly it is forward momentum. For a journalist, this is
endlessly fascinating, albeit quite difficult to stay on top
of. Technology and legislation are the main areas of
16 LATINO AMERICA
change; this makes international gaming shows all the
Ricki Chavez Munoz reports back from
more fun as it’s often where we, as an industry, catch up
with developments.
this gaming hotspot I enjoyed G2E in Vegas very much, and I’m looking
forward to IGE. As it’s traditionally the place where
money changes hands after window-shopping in Vegas,
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this will be a much better marker of where the industry
The Association of Gaming Equipment
is in terms of global recession, not least because the
country hosting the event is, as was recently reported,
Manufacturers: Who are they, what do
the last of the G20 countries still in recession.
they do?
We look forward to seeing you all in London for IGE.
Do stop by and say hello!
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Jon Bruford, Managing Editor
Who and what is where in the London
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super-show
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