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Richard Smyth becomes SkyCity Acting CFO

SkyCity Entertainment has announced that Richard Smyth, currently Deputy Chief Financial Officer, will become Acting Chief Financial Officer from February 27 to April 19.

Jonathan Halkyard appointed CFO of MGM Resorts

MGM Resorts has announced that Jonathan Halkyard will become Chief Financial Officer for the global gaming, hospitality, and entertainment organization. Halkyard is a senior corporate executive who spent 13 years in leadership roles at Caesars Entertainment and was more recently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Extended Stay America, Inc. and ESH Hospitality.

SJM appoints former Sands executive Toh Hup Hock as CFO

SJM Holdings has appointed Toh Hup Hock as chief financial officer, replacing Robert Earle McBain who is retiring. Toh joined SJM in October, prior to which he was CFO of Shangri-La-Asia and Sands China.

Scientific Games picks up new CFO

Scientific Games Corporation announced on Thursday that it had hired Michael Eklund as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective June 1, 2020. Scientific Games CEO...

Jason Yee appointed as Quanta CFO

Quanta has announced the appointment of Jason Yee as the company’s new chief financial officer. This key appointment comes as a direct result of the...

Donaco replaces its CFO

In yet another leadership change at Australia-based Donaco International, CFO Chong Kwong Yang left the company after six years of service, replaced by Gordon Lo.

Fornaro ditches IGT for Korean ecommerce firm

Alberto Fornaro, CFO for International Game Technology (IGT) unexpectedly resigned this week to join Coupang, South Korea’s largest eCommerce platform and one of the fastest-growing consumer internet companies in the world.

Adam Newman to join Tabcorp as new CFO

Australian lotteries and wagering giant Tabcorp has appointed Adam Newman as its new chief financial officer, replacing Damien Johnston. Mr Newman will commence the role...

MGM Resorts announces leadership changes, effective March

MGM Resorts International on Thursday announced a reshuffle of its leadership team aimed at driving the company's strategic direction and implement change as part...

AGTech appoints new exec director and CFO

China lottery supplier AGTECH Holdings has announced the resignation of its executive director and chief financial officer Mr. Zhou Haijing, effective Jan. 30. AGTech...
AGE at ICC Sydney, 2021

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
life after pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia’s online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.

Regulating the Game 2021

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AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
Agbriefings February 21

Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.