Desmond Lam

University of Macau

Desmond Lam is a professor in international integrated resort management at the University of Macau. He is a life member of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, and the recipient of several awards, including the Emerging Leader trophy at the 2016 Asia Gaming Awards.

Articles by Desmond Lam


Gambling on Success: Long Road Ahead for Japan’s Integrated Resorts

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The Asia-Pacific casino sector has undergone many changes in the past 15 years. The success of Macao and Singapore has encouraged other regional jurisdictions, such as Japan, to follow suit. The recent passage of Japan’s legalization bill caused heated debate across Japanese society, but stakeholders can engage the community to achieve positive outcomes.