Joe Pisano, CEO of Jade Entertainment, talks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about the company’s new India-facing online operation and his plans to roll out online products in the Philippines under PAGCOR’s new PIGO licenses.
Full-scale social distancing rules were not “strictly and consistently enforced in most casino properties in Macau,” an analyst from Sanford C. Bernstein who recently toured the city’s integrated resorts indicates in a report.
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.
Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.