This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.
Haruki Satomi is the new group CEO of Sega Sammy Holdings, taking over from his father, Sammy Corporation founder Hajime Satomi. The former CEO will continue at Sega Sammy as chairman and representative director.
Work is expected to begin on an integrated resort in Crimea early this year, with the project to be completed by 2024, according to information distributed by Russia Gaming Week. The resort will include a five-star hotel, casino, swimming pool, conference facilities and bars and restaurants.
Aristocrat Entertainment CEO Trevor Croker says the company plans to "significantly escalate" its focus on convergence products and has a strong enough balance sheet to support mergers and acquisitions in the sector.