Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Stronger demand requires flexibility

Good morning. Jane Tsai, managing partner of JCT Holdings and a member of the C3 Gaming group, expects demand in Asia to be stronger than ever once vaccinations are rolled out and international travel resumes. In this week’s Face to Face interview, Jane Tsai tells AGB managing editor Sharon Singleton that regulators need to recognize that there have been fundamental shifts in the way people consume entertainment. Tsai argues that operators need to be given the flexibility to respond to the changes and introduce new products. Should that happen, the gaming industry will enter a very exciting time, with the possibility for real innovation.


What you need to know

  • The Primorye Territory Development Corp. said Russia’s Mantera Group has signed an accord to build a RUB14 billion ($192 million) integrated resort in the Russian gambling hub.
  • Suntrust Home Developers is seeking investor approval to double its authorized capital stock to provide additional funds for the construction of the Westside City project in Manila.
  • Saipan’s market regulator has presented research saying the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands could generate as much as $449.4 million from online gaming by 2025.
  • Goa’s Investment Promotion board has approved 11 projects, including one from Delta Corp. to build an entertainment hub in Pernem.

On the radar

What the papers say

AGB Intelligence


DEEP DIVE

Face to Face with Jane Tsai

Opening space for innovation

Jane Tsai, managing partner of JCT Holdings and a member of the C3 Gaming group, said she expects demand in Asia to be stronger than ever once vaccinations are rolled out and international travel resumes. However, she says regulators need to recognize that there have been fundamental shifts in the way people consume entertainment. Operators need to be given the flexibility to respond to the changes and introduce new products. If that happens, the gaming industry will enter a very exciting time, with the possibility for real innovation.

Industry Updates


Asia gaming, Briefings, news

MEMBERSHIP | MAGAZINE | ASEAN | CAREERS