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Michael Maerz on virtual sports and going big in Japan
Michael Maerz, deputy CEO for Asia Pacific at Sportradar, says the group has seen surging demand for virtuals as a result of the Covid pandemic and that the popularity of the vertical is likely to continue. He also 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.
Jeffrey Williams on Australia's hospitality staff shortage
Jeffrey Williams, CEO of Barcats talks to Asia Gaming Brief's Asia editor about Australia's hospitality staff shortage crisis which has been impacting the industry since the beginning of the pandemic and in some cases, even earlier.
Bill Mummery on live dealer from the Isle of Man - AGB
Bill Mummery, CEO of Celton Manx, talks with Asia Gaming Brief's managing editor, Sharon Singleton, about his new live dealer studio on the Isle of Man and the importance of diversification given the shifting sands in Asia’s online gaming industry. He also discusses sustainability and his company’s adoption of solar panel technology.
Montieth Illingworth on reigniting business and innovation
Montieth Illingworth, chief executive officer, and global managing partner at Montieth and Company catches up with Asia Gaming Brief editor Felix Ng on what companies need to be doing as the pandemic starts to move behind us.
With vaccines starting to roll out globally, companies, including ones from the gaming industry are looking at reigniting their businesses. Now's not the time to cut costs, but rather, invest in growth.
Mario Hardy talks about tourism recovery in Asia - AGB
Dr Mario Hardy, CEO of the Asia Pacific Travel Association (PATA) talks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about his organization’s forecasts for tourism recovery in Asia. While at present, he sees the recovery at the medium to severe level of a three-stage scenario, there are bright spots, such as domestic tourism spending in the Philippines.
Chris Rogers on the silent victim of covid-19 - AGB
Chris Rogers, who recently has started focusing his time on environmental sustainability for integrated resorts, shares his thoughts on the state of the industry, as well as some of the unfortunate outputs of the global pandemic on global landfill and waste.