t G2E Asia, manufacturers showcase products designed specifically for the local markets as well as understanding how the industry is evolving on a global scale.
Currently US combined gaming revenues are an estimated us$ 34 billion. However, according to the American Gaming Association, Asia is predicted to overtake the US by 2012.
Astro Corp is a worldwide distributor, however, a number of new games were launched today at the event in Macau with the majority specifically targeted at emerging domestic markets. With more than 70 video slots and video AWP games for both Casino and Amusement sectors, the amazing graphic displays for which Astro Corp is fast becoming world renowned acted as a crowd draw and business was brisk.
Its CEO International Simon Herbert reported: “Although Astro Corp’s reach and reputation is global, its home market here in Asia is incredibly important to us. Asia’s casinos enjoy combined annual earnings of over us$ 20 billion and, significantly, the contribution from slots and electronic gaming is increasing. This, combined with the prospect of additional new markets in Taiwan, Singapore and several other countries, represents a huge opportunity for Astro Corp.”
“Our philosophy has always been to develop specific products for each market and our stand showcases a number of new games developed specifically for Macau,” he concluded.