Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Home Authors Posts by Sharon Singleton

Sharon Singleton

1367 ARTICLES
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.

Aristocrat forecasts raised at J.P. Morgan after H1 strength

Aristocrat Entertainment says it has seen exceptional product performance and stronger-than-expected consumer sentiment in the U.S. and Australasian markets, triggering analysts at J.P. Morgan to upgrade their estimates for the group.

Covid resurgence threatens travel bubbles, sets back border openings

For anyone looking for a swift return to international travel in Asia, the news is far from encouraging.
Ben Lee

Interview with Ben Lee: Digital yuan to drive growth explosion in Macau

Ben Lee, managing partner of iGamiX Management & Consulting speaks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about how China’s new criminal law may affect Macau and its junkets. He also talks about the increasing chatter about the introduction of a digital yuan in Macau, which could trigger explosive growth in casino revenue.
Crown Barangaroo

Crown on track for Sydney casino operations by October

Crown Resorts is making "significant" progress in addressing concerns raised by the Bergin inquiry and has agreed a series of steps with the regulator.
paradise

Paradise Q1 sales plunge, but locals support hotels

Like South Korea’s other casino operators, Paradise Co.’s headline Q1 numbers made for grim reading, although there were positive indicators, such as a narrower loss due to cost cuts and strong hotel performance.
PAGCOR

Asian jurisdictions eye Philippines online gambling lead

Other Asian jurisdictions are closely watching the Philippines’ efforts to bridge the land-based and online gambling divide with a view to following suit, while Nepal is likely to have its first online operator live within two months.
Wynn resorts, margins, focus, digital

Wynn likely to see higher margins post Covid; digital in focus

Wynn Resorts is likely to enjoy higher margins post-Covid due to its cost-cutting efforts, but the main excitement to come from its Q1 results came from a plan to spin off its digital business, analysts say.
Michael Maerz, Sportradar

Michael Maerz on virtual sports and going big in Japan [podcast]

Michael Maerz, deputy CEO for Asia Pacific at Sportradar, speaks about the potential for regulated sports betting in Asia and the mounting excitement that Japan could be prepared to legalize, in what may lead to a chain reaction of a lifting of regulatory hurdles.

Genting Singapore faces estimate cuts after weak Q1

Genting Singapore’s weaker-than-expected Q1 results is likely to trigger a series of estimate reductions from analysts, with Maybank leading the way by slashing its forecasts for the operator of Resorts World Sentosa.

Genting Singapore Q1 casino revenue ticks higher, other metrics deteriorate

Genting Singapore has reported a 2 percent increase in casino sales from the final quarter of last year, indicating the pent-up demand that had been driving recovery has largely stalled.

TRENDING ARTICLES

IPI to repatriate Mongolian workers in May

Imperial Pacific International attorney Michael Dotts said the company has made progress repatriating its Mongolian construction workers who have been left in limbo since construction was halted. 

Australia’s Reef Casino Trust swings to Q1 profit

Australia's Reef Casino Trust, which owns the Reef Hotel Casino in Queensland, said it returned to a profit of A$2.8 million in the first quarter, with stable domestic demand.

Aristocrat forecasts raised at J.P. Morgan after H1 strength

Aristocrat Entertainment says it has seen exceptional product performance and stronger-than-expected consumer sentiment in the U.S. and Australasian markets, triggering analysts at J.P. Morgan to upgrade their estimates for the group.

Macau post-Golden Week GGR drops more than expected: Bernstein

Macau gross gambling revenue dropped 53 percent from May 9 to 16, compared with the first eight days of May, slowing more than expected after the Golden Week holiday, Bernstein Research said.

Aristocrat half-year normalised EBITDA rises 6%

Aristocrat said it had seen "exceptional product performance and customer engagement, coupled with stronger-than-expected consumer sentiment in North America and Australia, New Zealand" in the six months to end March.