Contributors

Over the years the pages, both physical and web-based, of Inside Asian Gaming have been graced by a veritable panoply of the world’s greatest gaming writers and industry contributors. Below you will find some of the most experienced journalists in the Asian gaming industry alongside industry experts and just a few contributors from left field! With a broad range of expertise writing on a vast array of topics, the contributors below represent centuries of combined know-how spanning the length and breadth of Asia and indeed most if not all jurisdictions across the planet.

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Jaheer Abbas started his career with around a decade in software product support, sales and technical roles, before joining Limelight Networks in 2011. Starting with Limelight as a Sales Executive,…
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Annamaria Anastasi is Marketing Director for Betsoft Gaming. She graduated with an MSc in Creative Advertising and Marketing at Napier University in Edinburgh. Annamaria has worked in the iGaming industry…
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A former sports journalist in Sydney, Australia, Ben has been Managing Editor of Inside Asian Gaming since early 2016. He played a leading role in developing and launching IAG Breakfast…
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A former sports journalist in Sydney, Australia, Ben has been Managing Editor of Inside Asian Gaming since early 2016. He played a leading role in developing and launching IAG Breakfast…
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David Bonnet is Managing Partner at Delta State Holdings Ltd, based in Hong Kong, where he provides corporate finance consulting services for leading institutional investors in the emerging markets, hospitality…
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Ed Brennan is President of CashBet. He has over 25 years combined experience spanning the internet, software, hardware and financial services industries, supporting all operational functions at Fortune 500 companies…
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Brendan D. Bussmann is a Partner and Director of Government Affairs with Global Market Advisors (GMA). He was instrumental in the foundation and implementation of responsible gaming initiatives when the…
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Raymond Chan is a 20-year data science and business innovations veteran. He is the founder and CEO of Alphaslot, connecting casino floors with customers synergistically by blockchain technology. Prior to…
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Carlos is a key contact in MdME's Gaming practice. He provides corporate and regulatory assistance to casino operators, sports betting licensees, global gaming exhibitions organizers, online and mobile gaming companies,…
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Muhammad Cohen is Editor at Large of Inside Asian Gaming, a contributor to Forbes Asia and wrote Hong Kong On Air, a novel set during the 1997 handover about TV…
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Muhammad Cohen is Editor at Large of Inside Asian Gaming, a contributor to Forbes Asia and wrote Hong Kong On Air, a novel set during the 1997 handover about TV…
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Peter Cohen is Director Regulatory Affairs for The Agenda Group. He has provided advice on regulatory, licensing and responsible gambling issues for industry, governments and regulators in jurisdictions around the…
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Raquel has worked not only at Inside Asian Gaming but also IAG's sister publications High Life and WGM, covering the Macau gaming industry from both B2B and B2C perspectives. Raquel…
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Helen Galloway is CEO of Women in Gaming & Hospitality Australia. She has extensive experience in the Asian Gaming market, having held senior roles in Macau and Singapore. Helen spent…
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The founder of Newpage Consulting, David Green has advised on casino regulation in a number of geographies including New Zealand, Singapore, Macau, Cambodia and Japan. He served as Presiding Member…
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Oscar Guijarro is Deputy Editor of Inside Asian Gaming. He worked on communication in his motherland Spain until 2010, when a six-month stay in Shanghai turned into a full relocation…
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Konrad Hechtbauer is Managing Director at Dallmeier International Ltd. and leads the Project & Application Development at Dallmeier HQ. He has played a decisive role in making Dallmeier one of…
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Jane Ka Cheng Wong is a journalist who joined Inside Asian Gaming after working for local Macau media for many years. As part of the IAG team she covers Macau-based…
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Sudhir H. Kalé, Ph.D., is the CEO of GamePlan Consultants, a boutique consultancy that helps companies optimize CX for customers. He has advised gaming companies on five continents and has…
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Shintaro Kamimura (from Tokyo) has worked for many years as a professional mahjong player, mahjong instructor and a writer. He travels far and wide both in Japan and overseas, fine-tuning…
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Steve Karoul is a recognized casino consultant with over 40 years of hands-on casino experience around the world. He is also an authority on all aspects of casino marketing. Steve…
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After completing both undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Tokyo’s Faculty of Agriculture, majoring in veterinary medicine, Katayama spent 28 years as the horse racing specialist for the…
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Andrew Klebanow is the Principal of Klebanow Consulting. With nearly 40 years’ experience in the casino industry he's spent the past 20 years spent as a gaming consultant. Andrew has…
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Sunny Kwok is a PhD candidate at the University of Macau. He has been co-owner of two FinTech companies and search in the financial industry in both Hong Kong and…
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Salim Adatia is Vice President of Gaming Laboratories Internal, LLC, based in Burnaby, Canada, and has been with GLI over 20 years. He was formerly CEO of Gaming Laboratories International…
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The Founder and Managing Partner of Euro Pacific Asia Consulting Ltd with over 39 years’ experience, Shaun has built the company into a leading firm providing advice, casino management services…
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Professor Glenn McCartney MBE is an Associate Professor of International Integrated Resort Management at the University of Macau, China, where he also serves as Acting Associate Dean (Curriculum and Teaching)…
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Elaine McDougall is Director of Marketing and Communications for the Responsible Gambling Council. She is a marketing and advertising professional with 20 years of experience working in both advertising and…
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Niall Murray is founder and Chairman of Murray International Group, a strategic and operations development consulting company serving the integrated resort, tourism, gaming and hospitality industries. He has held senior…
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The IAG Newsdesk team comprises some of the most experienced journalists in the Asian gaming industry. Offering a broad range of expertise, their decades of combined know-how spans multiple countries…
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Paul is a Principal at Senet and leads the Advisory practice. He was the former Deputy Secretary, Liquor, Gaming & Racing with the NSW Department of Industry and prior to…
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Tracy Parker is Director, Standards and Accreditation, RG Check for Canada’s Responsible Gambling Council. She is a corporate social responsibility professional specializing in the design, implementation, communication and evaluation of…
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Clayton Peister is Managing Director of Differential Labs, a technology company which uses analytics and machine learning to super-charge casino marketing, operations and fraud detection. Differential is also a strategic…
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Michael is a brand management and marketing expert who has held leadership positions at MGM Grand in Las Vegas and Marina Bay Sands. Today, he cajoles, inspires and entertains his…
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Michael Probert, Chief Commercial Officer at iSoftBet.
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Rui Pinto Proença is a partner at MdME, where he heads the firm’s Corporate and Gaming practice. MdME is a full service Macau law firm and a member of the…
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Janine Robinson has specialized in the field of responsible gambling since 1998 and is a leader in RG education and training. Janine has provided policy guidance internationally. Her advanced degrees…
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Professor I Nelson Rose is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on gambling law and is a consultant and expert witness for governments and industry. His latest books,…
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Igor oversees the development of strategic partnerships with regulators around the world. He actively participates in developing new monitoring solutions for slots, betting and online gaming software solutions for the…
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Born in Australia, Andrew is a gaming industry expert and media publisher, commentator and journalist who moved to Hong Kong in 2005 and then Macau in 2009, when he founded…
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A former sports journalist in Sydney, Australia, Ben has been Managing Editor of Inside Asian Gaming since early 2016. He played a leading role in developing and launching IAG Breakfast…
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Alidad Tash is the managing director at 2nt8 Limited, a consultancy specializing in international casinos and integrated resorts. He has 20 years of gaming experience, leading analytics at Venetian Las…
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Professor Dr Brian To is a global strategist and senior practice professor with over six advanced degrees in business, management, policy, Chinese business and managing change. He consults to several…
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Professor, author and financial advisor, Dr Peter T Treadway is currently principal of Historical Analytics LLC, a consulting firm with an investment approach based on his Wall Street experience as…
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Francisco Vidal is the current COO of Admiral Casinos in Spain (Novomatic Group). He has an extensive professional career of more than 20 years in the gaming sector, serving as…
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Shelley White has dedicated her life and career to empowering organizations that create better futures for people in their communities. Prior to becoming CEO of the Responsible Gambling Council in…
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Victoria White is Special Counsel and Technology Expert Lawyer for MdME Lawyers, leading the digital transformation team. She previously worked in management roles for Marina Bay Sands and Sands China.…
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Born in Okayama, Japan in 1964, Tomo has covered horse racing, professional baseball, golf, boxing and more in his role as a sports writer. He first encountered casinos before Macau…
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With an extensive background and nearly 20 years of experience in the gaming, leisure, and hospitality industries, Michael Zhu became a valuable asset of The Innovation Group in 2014 and…
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Tom Zitt Since joining The Innovation Group in 1997, Tom has excelled at market analytics and high-level strategic planning, earning with his reports a reputation for accuracy and reliability unsurpassed…