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Sharon Singleton

Sharon Singleton is a multi-media reporter with experience ranging from website management to reporting and editing for newspapers, news agencies and television. Sharon has strong interest in current affairs and a global perspective having worked in Asia, Europe and North America. As Managing Editor she's been working with Asia Gaming Brief since 2013 and her specialties are: Business, current affairs, fluent in Italian, French, with working knowledge of Spanish.

Charles Font

Senior associate at global communications consultancy Monteith & Co.

Philip Chen

Hong Kong businessman who was appointed as Chairman of the Hong Kong Jockey Club in June 2020

Jeju casinos at highest risk from Covid-19 downturn

South Korea’s three major operators are likely to come through the economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic without too much difficulty, but the smaller and weaker operators on the island of Jeju may face a much tougher time, analysts say.

Virtuals gain ground as sportsbooks get creative

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for flexibility and shown the ability of online suppliers to rapidly adapt to new realities, with sportsbooks getting creative in searching out opportunities.  

Bobby Longhurst

Chief commercial officer, Pronet Gaming

Leonid Pertsovskiy

CEO Betby

Jeff Heo

Director of strategic planning, Gaming Korea

Uzbekistan, Ukraine open up their gambling markets

Uzbekistan is expected to be the next nation in the Commonwealth of Independent States to legalize some forms of gambling, while Ukraine’s draft law opening up its market is due to have its second reading this month, creating new opportunities in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Alessandro Fried

BtoBet CEO

Ilya Machavariani

Head of Russia and CIS Gambling Practice Group at Denton's, based in Moscow