Monday, September 20, 2021

PODCASTS

Navigating the legal minefield of mandatory vaccinations

Annamarie Rooding says that companies need to move away from the idea of “blanket” vaccine mandates in their organizations, given the legal, ethical and social minefield that awaits companies going down that route. 

Michael Maerz on virtual sports and going big in Japan [podcast]

Michael Maerz, deputy CEO for Asia Pacific at Sportradar, speaks about the potential for regulated sports betting in Asia and the mounting excitement that Japan could be prepared to legalize, in what may lead to a chain reaction of a lifting of regulatory hurdles.

Jeffrey Williams on Australia’s hospitality staff shortage [Podcast]

This week's AGB Podcast features Australian hospitality recruitment executive Jeffrey Williams, CEO of Barcats, who gives a deeper dive into Australia's hospitality staff shortage crisis. 

Bill Mummery on live dealer from IoM [Podcast]

Bill Mummery, CEO of Celton Manx, talks with Asia Gaming Brief about his new live dealer studio on the Isle of Man and the importance of diversification given the shifting sands in Asia’s online gaming industry. He also discusses sustainability and his company’s adoption of solar panel technology.

Montieth Illingworth on reigniting business and innovation [Podcast]

Montieth Illingworth, chief executive officer, and global managing partner at Montieth and Company catches up with Asia Gaming Brief editor Felix Ng on what companies need to start doing as the pandemic starts to move behind us. 

Mario Hardy talks about tourism recovery in Asia [Podcast]

Dr Mario Hardy, CEO of the Asia Pacific Travel Association (PATA) talks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about his organization’s forecasts for tourism recovery in Asia.

Chris Rogers on the silent victim of Covid-19 [Podcast]

Chris Rogers, a long-time gaming executive who has started focusing his time on environmental sustainability speaks to Asia Gaming Brief Asia Editor about his...

Alex Czajkowski uses live video to win customers [Podcast]

Alex Czajkowski, an igaming marketing expert based in Asia talks with Asia Gaming Briefasia editor Felix Ng about what has him excited around live video in the upcoming year. In our podcast, Alex explains that live video in igaming is no longer just about streaming sports, live dealers, or proxy betting. It’s also going to be an invaluable tool to connect and delight your customers – particularly in Asia.

Gary Bowerman talks about Asia’s tourism recovery prospects [Podcast]

Gary Bowerman, tourism industry analyst and director of Check-in Asia, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief managing editor Sharon Singleton about prospects for tourism recovery in 2021, how governments are seeking to boost domestic travel to plug the gaps and the challenges of getting regional airlines flying again.

Sameer Barde talks online rummy in India [Podcast]

Sameer Barde, chief executive officer of The Online Rummy Federation sat down with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton to discuss the outlook for his industry in India.

Joji Kokuryo provides tour of Japan IR candidates [Podcast]

Joji Kokuryo, managing partner of Bay City Ventures, speaks with Michael Penn, the executive editor of AGB Nippon, about the candidate locations to host an IR in Japan.

Darang Candra says 2020 a double-edged-sword for esports [Podcast]

Darang Candra, director of Southeast Asia for Niko Partners speaks with Asia Gaming Brief asia editor Felix Ng about interesting trends seen across esports,...

Martin Williams on post election China-US relations [Podcast]

Martin Williams, Vixio Gambling Compliance journalist and Asia editor, talks with AGB managing editor, Sharon Singleton, about whether the election of Joe Biden as president of the United States may help to reset rock-bottom Sino-U.S. relations. He says we can probably expect a different tone, but in substance Beijing may even have a tougher time.  

UPCOMING EVENTS

Asia Gaming Briefings - September edition 2021

Asia Gaming Briefings – September 2021 Edition

With major sporting events set to resume their Autumn schedules and fresh off the back of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, our focus section in this September edition of Asia Gaming Briefings is on the sports betting world.