Thursday, August 5, 2021


Hong kong, macau, travel bubble

HK/Macau travel bubble positive, but don’t expect a gold rush

The travel bubble that is being discussed between Hong Kong and Macau would be a positive step in opening up the market, but wouldn’t necessarily lead to a surge in gross gambling revenue for the territory.
Grand lisboa Palace, macau

Grand Lisboa Palace takes its place on Cotai after muted debut

SJM Holding’s long-awaited Grand Lisboa Palace made a low-key debut in late July, filling out the offering on the Macau Cotai Strip as the last major IR planned for Macau.
Sharon Singleton

Should Beijing’s economic rampage concern Macau?

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho says he’s not expecting any nasty surprises from the upcoming concession renewals in Macau, although stock market investors are not so sure.
Wynn Palace

Macau cluster to be under control within weeks: Ian Couglan, Wynn

Wynn Macau president Ian Couglan said he expects the small cluster of Covid-19 cases currently in Macau to be under control within the next couple of weeks.
MGM Cotai

MGM China recovery stumbles on China outbreaks in 2Q21

MGM Resorts China facing business saw sequential improvement over 21Q1, though its post-pandemic recovery hasn’t come as far along as it has for Las Vegas. 
macau covid 19 mass testing lines

Macau struggles to respond to local Covid cases, short-term outcome for the industry uncertain

Macau authorities and casino operators are fighting to get on top of the city's outbreak of Covid cases, one which expert Ben Lee calls a "major blow to the industry".

Macau border measures cause 60% drop in crossings

New cases in Macau caused a 60 percent drop in border crossings, expected to worsen as city-wide testing is implemented and authorities struggle to keep up.
Macau, Ho Iat Seng

Macau’s CE says casinos to stay open for now

Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said there is no plan to close Macau’s casinos despite the four new Delta variant cases discovered on Tuesday.
Macau Grand Lisboa

Lockdowns in Macau after Delta cases found, whole population to be tested

Authorities in Macau have locked down a zone of the city, after a family of four local residents were infected with the Delta variant of the coronavirus, prompting the city to apply “immediate prevention” measures on Tuesday.
Hong kong stock exchange

Macau Covid outbreak not a gamechanger: Bernstein

Shares in Macau operators sold off Tuesday on news of local Covid cases after a 480-day clear streak, but the outbreak is not seen as a game-changer.
life after pogos

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.