Sunday, January 17, 2021

FACE TO FACE

Interview with Ankush Gera: Skills for operating in India [video]

Ankush Gera, founder and CEO of Junglee Games, talks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about the growth of the skill-based gaming market in industry in India, some of the regulatory and operating challenges and what’s driving growth. 

Interview with Frederic Winckler: The future of luxury [video]

Frederic Jean-Marie Winckler, executive vice president and chief creative and brand officer of Melco Resorts & Entertainment, talks with Michael Penn, executive editor of AGB Nippon, about the future of the luxury market in Macau and beyond. Among the topics addressed are the growing importance of digitization and the direction of luxury trends within the premium mass segment.

Interview with John English on sporting comebacks [video]

John English, CEO of Webe Gaming and partner with Global Market Advisors, discusses the rise of sports betting and online gaming and how Covid-19 has acted as a catalyst for widespread online acceptance in the U.S. He also discusses prospects in Asia and welcomes positive noises from India about the possibility of legal sports betting.

Interview with Mel Racela: Tracking AML compliance in the Philippines [video]

Attorney Mel Racela, executive director of the Philippines Anti-Money Laundering Council, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief’s Sharon Singleton about the steps the Philippines is taking to guard against money laundering and the challenges posed by online gambling.

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According to a report in the South Korean media, Lotte Tour Development is targeting a March opening for its new casino in the recently-opened Jeju Dream Tower.
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