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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...

HKJC taps former Microsoft Asia finance boss

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has appointed former Microsoft Asia CFO, David Fan to the position of executive director, finance, with effect from January...
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...
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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.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

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.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.