Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia) 2012 Highlights


Game Protection Workshop - Back by popular demand!

Sal Piacente

Game Protection - Blackjack
May 23 | 15:00 - 16:00 | Room #C3, Hall A & B

A session on Blackjack covering flashes and peeks, top card advantage, pressing bets, chip stealing and marked cards.

Game Protection - Craps

May 24 | 14:00 - 15:00 | Room #C3, Hall A & B

A session featuring Craps, a close look at crooked dice, logos, switches, various slide shots, past posting, chip stealing posting, and chip stealing.

Up Close with Sal
May 23 | 10:30 - 11:30 |  16:15 – 17:15 | Booth 1147
May 24 | 15:45 – 16:45 | Booth 1147

A chance to Get “Up close with Sal” and learned an assortment of sleight of hand techniques. Sal showed the differences between the sleights used by magicians against the ones used by gamblers. He also explained and demonstrated the three card monte scam and the shell game.

Workshop on CCTV Surveillance Systems

Vlado Damjonovski

May 24 | 10:30 – 12:30 | Room #C3, Hall A & B

Vlado’s workshop covered the importance of switching to digital, the differences between standard Definition, High Definition and Mega-Pizel camerals, existing HD video standards, key details of the existing broadcast HD standards (SMPTE 296 and SMPTE 254), how pixel and image size and compression affect quality and more importantly, how the Casino industry made their own testing and if casino details (like playing cards) can be identified.

Moderator: Douglas L. Florence Sr., CPP , Business Development Director Global Gaming, Avigilon Corporation

Global Gaming Women Breakfast Meeting

May 24 | 08:00 - 09:15 | Sicily 2401 -2402

The Global Gaming Women Breakfast at G2E Asia will featured a roundtable discussion by female leaders from the region’s top operators and most important suppliers. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about the trajectory of these top executives’ careers and ask questions to inform their own. Small group discussions following the roundtable allowed for more in-depth conversations and meaningful takeaways. Attendees made connections and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow women working in the Asian gaming market at this G2E Asia event.

IPR Seminar

May 22 | 13:45 - 14:45 | Sicily 2505

This special seminar discussed how patent rights work and provided the necessary information to help you understand the patent system in Macau, including the enforcement of patent rights and preventive measures for third parties to avoid infringement actions. The seminar also covered the legal framework of patent rights in Macau and the prosecution and registration of patents and other IP rights. Case studies were used to illustrate how patent rights can work for or against you.

The Exhibits

The show floor featured more than 130 exhibitors displaying innovative casino equipment, table games, slot machines, design & decor, and security & surveillance products. Visitors had access to the newest and best products, from key international suppliers from 20 over countries. 

G2E Asia 2012 Exhibitors (Exhibitor List 2013 coming soon.)

US Pavilion

The event has been granted “Trade Fair Certification” status by the US Department of Commerce.  In certifying G2E Asia 2012, the commerce Department recognizes the capability and exhibition experience of our organization, Reed Exhibitions, as well as the Gaming market potential in Macau and greater Asia for the US companies. 

Security & Surveillance

The best business platform for security and surveillance industry professionals who look for new product innovations in Asia.  Featured products such as CCTV, access control, monitoring, video system, alarms, security software and more!


An ideal business place for iGaming industry professionals who seek business partners and new product innovations in Asia.  Featured suppliers included consultancy services, software and solution providers, online and mobile games, fraud protection, payments, and more!

Lucky Draw

May 24 | 12:30 - 12:45 | Entrance of VIP Lounge
May 24 | 14:30 - 14:45 | Entrance of VIP Lounge

An onsite lucky draw for an iPad 2 took place on the show floor this year on Thursday May 24!

Government & Regulatory Cocktail

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May 22 | 17:00 - 19:00 | Portofino Restaurant inside The Grand Canal Shoppes, Venetian

Gaming Laboratories International and International Masters of Gaming Law held a cocktail reception with stimulating conversation on the future of the industry.

Welcome Reception

May 23 | 17:45- 18:45 | Sicily 2401 - 2504

All visitors had the chance to enjoy live entertainment, refreshments and cocktails with colleagues from around the world at this must annual networking event at Sicily 2401, The Venetian.

G2E Asia 2012 Scholarship Program

Launched in 2010, G2E Asia Scholarship honored exceptional and talented students from the University of Macau the opportunity to further their knowledge and prepared their career in the gaming and hospitality industry.  The five oustanding achievers for the Year of 2012 G2E Asia Scholarship are:

  • Year One - Sitou Chou In
  • Year Two - Lei Po Sze
  • Year Three - Zheng Mei Qi & Kuong Chi Kei
  • Year Four - Lam Nga Cheng

VIP and Press Program

Our hosted buyers, VIP and Press members enjoyed dedicated privileges and benefits. Contact G2E Team at for details.


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