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Sharon Singleton

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Sharon Singleton is a multi-media reporter with experience ranging from website management to reporting and editing for newspapers, news agencies and television. 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.

India continues to face bumps in road to regulated gambling

The Madras High Court is the latest to weigh in on online gambling in India, calling on the state government to either ban or regulate the practice after hearing a petition claiming reports of several suicides due to gambling losses. 

Greater Bay Area to benefit, but not necessarily diversify Macau

China’s enormous Greater Bay Area (GBA) initiative sets out an ambitious role for Macau, though views are mixed on exactly how much it will help the Special Administrative Region diversify its gaming-centric economy.

Ainsworth and Jade ink distribution accord

Ainsworth Game Technology and Jade Entertainment have entered into an agreement to distribute Ainsworth Products to the Philippines, Vietnam and Nepal.

Crown Resorts unsuitable but can it keep its license?

Crown Resorts management faces a nail biting few months as regulators mull the fate of its Barangaroo license in Sydney after lawyers winding up an inquiry into the company found it “unsuitable.”

IPI faces yet another lawsuit

Imperial Pacific International is facing yet another lawsuit from a contractor claiming unpaid bills, this time from Winzy Corp, which is claiming $162,925.

Melbourne Cup punter a millionaire after $30 bet

A New Zealand punter on the Melbourne Cup race has become a millionaire after placing a $30 bet, in what was said to be the biggest payout by the NZ Tab on the race.

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Jinbei’s Gary Tham discusses the changing face of Sihanoukville [Podcast]

Gary Tham, Jinbei director of strategic & planning, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about the company’s experience post-Covid and the Cambodian online ban. While the longer-term future looks bright, there’s no longer silly money to be made from igaming.

MGM Growth bullish on Vegas

While Las Vegas Sands appears prepared to turn its back on the city that bears its name in favour of its Asian resorts, MGM Growth Properties says it still sees significant value in the Strip.

Macau estimates cut again as recovery lags

October proved to be another disappointing month for Macau’s gross gambling revenue, despite the annual Golden Week holiday, with analysts once again cutting their estimates for the year.