Don Carducci

Asia Gaming Brief Asia Editor Felix Ng sits down with JP Morgan Equity Research Analyst Don Carducci about some of the recent bids for Crown Resorts’ shares, as well as a surprise merger proposal from rival casino operator The Star Entertainment Group

In this Face-to-Face, Carducci says he believes that the tie-up between Star and Crown is not likely to happen, and that Crown’s recent rejection of the Blackstone bid is part of a poker bluff to put pressure on the bidder to bump up their offer. 

We also discuss the trajectory of Australia’s gaming industry recovery over the year ahead.