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Sharon Singleton is a multi-media reporter with experience ranging from website management to reporting and editing for newspapers, news agencies and television. Sharon has strong interest in current affairs and a global perspective having worked in Asia, Europe and North America. As Managing Editor she's been working with Asia Gaming Brief since 2013 and her specialties are: Business, current affairs, fluent in Italian, French, with working knowledge of Spanish.
Imperial Pacific International

IPI resort should be “blown to smithereens,” lawmaker says

Imperial Pacific International's under construction resort on Saipan should be "blown to smithereens," if the Casino Control Commission revokes the company's operating license, lawmaker Vicente Camacho said.
Alex O'Brien

Interview with Alex O’Brien: How poker trains the mind

Alex O’Brien, an author who is passionate about the game of poker shares what she has learned and talks about the need for the industry to improve its image to present poker as a true skill-based game, rather than a male-dominated bad boys’ sport.
Marina Bay Sands

LVS stock drops as analysts downgrade forecasts

Shares in Las Vegas Sands fell more than three percent in trading on Thursday after analysts reduced their earnings forecasts for the year following weaker-than-consensus Q2 results.

SimplePlay to launch “Mother of Dragons” slot game

SimplePlay is set to launch its "Mother of Dragons" slot game, which involves a plot lione helping an exiled princess to regain her thrown with the help of dragons.
floating-casino-india

India’s GST council to study taxation of gambling industry

India’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has set up a seven-member panel of ministers from different states to examine how to value and tax services provided by India's gambling industry.
Crown resorts, casino

Crown stock slips as investors ponder potential license loss

Shares in Crown Resorts slipped for a second day as analysts begin to mull the impact of the potential loss of a casino license at the company’s flagship property in Melbourne.

India’s Baazi sees 70% CAGR revenue growth over past three years

ndian fantasy sports are seeing surging growth, with Baazi Games alone recording compound average revenue growth of about 70 percent over the past three years, co-founder and marketing director, Varun Ganjoo, told Business Times. 
Pagcor HQ

PIGO market gradually evolving, with restriction to VIP bets dropped

The Philippines is pushing on with efforts to develop its domestic online gambling market, with the regulator recently tweaking rules to lift a restriction on only accepting bets from VIP players.
Crown-Melbourne

Victoria probe counsel calls for Crown to be stripped of Melbourne license

Counsel for a Royal Commission inquiry into Crown Resorts in the Australian state of Victoria has recommended that the company be stripped of its Melbourne license as the problems run too deep for corporate reform.
Hong Kong

Macau GGR edges higher, but H.K. travel bubble likely delayed

It's one-step forward and one-step back for the recovery of the Macau gross gambling revenue, with visitation from Guangdong improving and driving growth, but a key travel bubble with Hong Kong likely to be delayed.

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Crown Barangaroo

Crown Sydney ROI to suffer as VIP market evaporates: Fitch

The ramp up of Crown Resorts’ new A$2.2 billion ($1.6 billion) property in Sydney is likely to be slow and the return on investment lower than initially expected due to the loss of the China VIP market, Fitch Ratings says.
Malaysia government

Malaysia announces $36b stimulus package as lockdown extended

Malaysia's government has announced a RM150 billion ($36.1 billion) stimulus package, its fourth this year, to offset the impact of an indefinite lockdown.
the-londoner

Londoner Court hotel to open for Golden Week, H2 improving

Sands China President Wilfred Wong says that he expects the group’s performance to improve in the second half of the year, following a $166 million loss registered in the second quarter.
Macau

Macau outbreak could occur “at any time,” say authorities

Macau's health authorities are warning that a coronavirus outbreak in Macau could occur "at any time", after cases were detected in nearby Zhongshan. Authorities say...

Silver Heritage delisted from Australian Securities Exchange

Silver Heritage Group has been removed from the official list of the Australian Securities Exchange, effective from close of trading on Friday.