Telum Talks To...Sharon Singleton, Managing Editor, Asia Gaming Brief

Online gambling has had an enormous spike over the past few years as the pandemic brought wagerers to virtual casinos.

But the gradual re-opening of the region has left journalists curious to find out whether pent-up demand will inject vitality into once-flourishing land-based casinos.

Telum Media recently caught up with Sharon Singleton, Managing Editor of Asia Gaming Brief, for her take on the upcoming trends in the gambling industry in Asia. She also revealed topics she is most interested in covering and offered top tips to engage. 

Key takeaways: 
  • Asia Gaming Brief covers all of the major jurisdictions in Asia either thinking about opening up to some form of gambling or already having casinos. The main focus is to cover any trends that might be interesting to executives in the industry, including consumer trends and tourism trends. But the big story at the moment is the recovery from COVID-19.
  • Asia Gaming Brief produces a daily newsletter on the latest news, but it also publishes video or podcast interviews with senior executives in the region every Friday.
  • Its audience comes from all over the world, with up to 30% of them being C-level executives in the industry. 
  • Crypto and metaverse are bringing new opportunities to the industry. She would also like to see examples of the convergence between online and offline betting. 
Video duration: 8 minutes and 30 seconds

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