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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.

NagaCorp founder simplifies shareholding structure with eye to succession

Hong Kong-listed NagaCorp said its founder ​​Dr. Chen Lip Keong has simplified the shareholding structure of his stake in the group for succession planning purposes.

China reopening lags, but travel demand still seen intact

China’s reopening to the world is lagging all other countries as Beijing sticks with its zero-Covid policies, but sooner or later the government will have to allow the people to travel again, argues Dr. Wolfgang Arlt, founder of the Chinese Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI).

Singapore staffing issues, air lift, holding back growth: LVS

Shortages of staff at some of Singapore’s luxury hotels, combined with still lagging air travel, is holding back growth at Marina Bay Sands, but also point to significant potential for upside when they recover, Las Vegas Sands executives said. 

Sale of Huis Ten Bosch theme park said not to derail...

Japanese travel agency H.I.S is planning to sell the Huis Ten Bosch theme park, but the transfer should not affect plans to host an IR at the site, Nikkei Asia reports.

Meghalaya regulator appoints Jaydeep Chakravartty as expert member

The Meghalaya Gaming Commission has appointed igaming veteran Jaydeep Chakravartty as an expert member.

Evolution Asia 2Q22 revenue jumps 69% Y-on-Y, now almost third of...

Evolution posted a 69 percent increase in revenue from Asia in the second quarter, which now accounts for just under a third of total group sales.

LVS stock rallies as Singapore performance beats estimates

Las Vegas Sands stock was up more than 4 percent on Thursday after the company’s Singapore property reported results that significantly exceeded analysts’ expectations. 

Long road for Vietnam’s international tourism recovery

Vietnam is open for business, however international tourism levels are still far below their pre-pandemic peak. 

AGEM Index falls 8.1% in June, with only Agilysys positive contributor

The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Index dropped 8.1 percent in June from the prior month with only Agilysys making a positive contribution.

NZ TAB lobbying government to allow novelty betting

The New Zealand TAB is lobbying the government to allow betting on factors other than the outcome of an event to allow it to better compete with offshore operators.