Author - James Potter

Basketball Sport

King James: contender or pretender?

This article first appeared in the Sep/Oct 2013 issue of World Gaming magazine. The Miami Heat are NBA Champions again after outlasting San Antonio in a thrilling Game 7 decider, but their success has thrown up plenty of questions. Can the Heat...

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Hey Mr High Roller

So you’re a Hong Kong businessman and you have met that special lady. You want to impress her and show her the best weekend of her life. Well, the Venetian Macau is here to help with their new Luxury Package. Apparently WGM’s own high...

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A Wynn for Cotai

Cotai is the new face of Macau. There is plenty of room and it was inevitable that the majority of expansion in the foreseeable future was going to happen there. The Venetian, City of Dreams and Galaxy Macau are all flagship casinos of their...

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Players Cards

It’s an unfortunate phenomenon that many Macau casino players are reluctant to join players clubs. Players clubs are the best way for you to experience all that any casino has to offer. Casinos are like any other business – the good ones go...

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Who's who in the zoo

Next week, Sydney Harbor will act as the perfect backdrop for two of Asia Pacific’s most important events for the men and women who shape the gaming industry in this part of the world. From 13 August to 15 August, the Sydney Convention and...

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Who’s who in the zoo

Next week, Sydney Harbor will act as the perfect backdrop for two of Asia Pacific’s most important events for the men and women who shape the gaming industry in this part of the world. From 13 August to 15 August, the Sydney Convention and...

Golf Sport

The US PGA Championship

The Oak Hill Country Club is more than 100 years old and has already hosted six Majors. Many consider it to be New York’s finest golf course and in 2009 it was rated America’s 11th greatest course. Ernie Els famously quoted that Oak Hill...

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Where Kings are crowned

With HK$35,000,000 on offer, it is no surprise that lovers of slot and baccarat tournaments get excited when you mention MGM Macau. With both the “King of Slot” and “King of Baccarat” Challenge Series now finished, all eyes...

Sport Rugby (union)

Super 15 Final Preview

It has been a big year of rugby already and we still haven’t even reached the Four Nations yet. It has been a disrupted Super 15 season which I feel needs to be addressed in the future. I don’t see how the competition can maintain its...

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Big Jim's weekend preview

One of the big events for football fans this weekend will be Manchester United taking on the A League All Stars at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. I must say that I think exhibition games are a waste in time in general but when you talk about the biggest...

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Big Jim’s weekend preview

One of the big events for football fans this weekend will be Manchester United taking on the A League All Stars at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. I must say that I think exhibition games are a waste in time in general but when you talk about the biggest...

Sport Rugby (union)

Super 15 finals fever

I must say I haven’t given the Super 15 Rugby season the attention I normally would this year. It has been a strange season with a break in the middle for a Lions tour of Australia and a three match Test series between the All Blacks and...

Golf Sport

Britain Bound

The British Open is an amazing golf tournament. Along with the Ryder Cup it is the only golfing event that rivals the Masters and the US Open played annually in the USA. It is a different golf tournament because it is played on a different style of...

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Big Jim’s weekend wrap

The Tour de France is turning into a one man show with Britain’s Christopher Froome breaking the hearts of all that try and challenge him. His Sky racing team suffered some criticism early in the event but they have answered their critics with...

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Big Jim's weekend wrap

The Tour de France is turning into a one man show with Britain’s Christopher Froome breaking the hearts of all that try and challenge him. His Sky racing team suffered some criticism early in the event but they have answered their critics with...