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Casinos shuttered on resurgent Covid

Up until February, Cambodia was one of the world’s Covid success stories, with very few cases and no deaths. That has now changed, with the government in Phnom Penh struggling to control an outbreak, resulting in the widespread closure of the country's casinos.

Authorities in Thailand bust $45.5mln online gambling ring

Thai place have busted a large-scale online gambling ring worth some 1.5 billion baht ($45.5 million).
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Which casinos are open?

Today, we are again giving a quick snapshot of the industry (casinos open /closed) on a country-by-country basis as of August 1, 2021.
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Century Entertainment says no progress on Dara Sakor due to Covid

Hong Kong-listed Century Entertainment said there has been no significant progress made on the opening of the Dara Sakor casino in Cambodia, due to the Covid situation, and the deadline for an accord to transfer tables there has been extended again.

Donaco Q2 revenue hit hard by covid-19 lockdowns

Donaco’s second-quarter revenue and EBITDA were heavily impacted by a forced temporary closure of its Star Vegas property due to covid-19 lockdowns, with revenue falling 46.4 percent compared to the prior-year period. 
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Cambodia imposes nationwide curfew

The Cambodian government has imposed a nationwide curfew from 9 pm to 3 am as it attempts to rein in the spread of Covid 19.
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Ho Tram eyes more international/MICE business with rebrand

Vietnam’s first integrated resort Grand Ho Tram has completed its rebranding, which was designed to bring in more international travelers and take greater advantage of the country’s booming MICE space, although the grand unveiling has been put on hold due to the Covid situation. 
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Covid roundup: restrictions tighten across Asia

Numerous nations in Asia on Wednesday reported record rises in new Covid-19 cases, as the Delta variant continues to affect the region.
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Cambodia govt expecting November border reopening

The Cambodian government is aiming for a reopening of its country’s borders in November of this year, though some inside sources are expecting it could be December or early 2022 realistically. 
Nagaworld

Nagaworld closure extended to at least Aug. 6th

Nagacorp's NagaWorld in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh will remain closed for a further 14 days until at least August 6th as authorities seek to rein in Covid cases.
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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.