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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. 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.

Universal seeks IPO for Tiger, says Manila sales rising

Universal Entertainment said it plans to seek a stock market listing for the company that controls its Okada Manila property within the next two years as it positions for further growth.
Studio City, Macau

Ho unveils cutting-edge concepts for Macau IRs

Melco Resorts & Entertainment CEO Lawrence Ho says its Hollywood-themed Studio City resort will be ramping up its entertainment offerings in an “insane” way as part of the group’s determination to be at the cutting edge and stand out from other IRs.

Universal files criminal complaint against Aruze, Okada

Universal Entertainment has filed civil and criminal complaints against Aruze Gaming America and billionaire Kazuo Okada claiming its patent rights were violated and seeking compensation.

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down ban on sports betting

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled to strike down a federal law against sports betting, paving the way for states to introduce legislation and opening a multi-billion dollar market.

Paradise Entertainment revenue rises, boosted by gaming systems

Paradise Entertainment posted a 31.1 percent gain in Q1 profit, boosted mainly by surging revenue from its electronic gaming division.

Sega Sammy says Paradise Phase 2 open before March 2019

Sega Sammy says the second phase of the Paradise City integrated resort in South Korea will open before the end of March next year.

Operators improve maternity/paternity benefits

Melco Resorts & Entertainment, Sands China, MGM China and SJM Holdings have improved maternity and paternity leave benefits for...

Victoria introduces 8 percent POC tax

Victoria has imposed an 8 percent point-of-consumption tax on online betting agencies, about half of that imposed in some other states.

Insurgent attack targets casino

An attack by insurgents in Myanmar that killed at least 19 people was targeting soldiers and militia members who allegedly ran a casino.

Konami fiscal 2018 revenue rises, but gaming division weak

Konami Corp. posted a 4.2 percent gain in fiscal 2018, a shade below its earlier forecasts, with gains in its digital entertainment division failing to outweigh a decline in its gaming and systems and other divisions.