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PAGCOR distributes food to frontline Covid workers

THE Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has distributed comfort food to healthcare frontliners through the contributions of Chairman and CEO Andrea Domingo and PAGCOR’s executive committee members.

Bloomberry delays opening of Solaire north until 2023

Bloomberry Resorts & Entertainment has pushed back the planned opening of its integrated resort in Quezon city to 2023 due to delays caused by Covid.

Manila quarantine restrictions eased

The quarantine rules in Metro Manila and four adjacent provinces have been eased starting today, according to an announcement by presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. 
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Macau estimates cut, Korea lags and Weidner eyes Danang

For those of you just returning to your desks after the Easter break, it’s been a busy few days in terms of news in the Asian gaming industry, from a potential new mega project in Vietnam, to the latest on the impact of the Covid pandemic and more details about Japan’s casino regulation.

Melco Intl Dev swings to HK$12.4 billion loss in 2020

Melco Resorts’ parent company Melco International Development said it swung to a loss of HK$12.4 billion for the year ended Dec 31, 2020, caused mainly by a 70 percent fall in revenue in the year. 
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Sega Sammy: DICEMAN debuts in Asia

SEGA SAMMY CREATION INC. is excited to announce that our latest slot game “DICEMAN” with a 2-level Progressive Jackpot has been released in the Asian market with the exception of Macau.
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Bloomberry calls GGAM suit “shameless forum shopping”

Bloomberry Resorts has hit back at a lawsuit filed against the company's chairman in New York by the Philippines unit of Global Gaming Asset Management as "shameless" forum shopping and said it will vigorously defend case.
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Jade Interactive: Bridging the land-based/online gap

With online casinos striving to create an immersive experience that resembles the real thing, land-based operators are using groundbreaking technology to make their physical games more entertaining. 

Universal Entertainment cancels Manila land sale

Universal Entertainment has announced that a deal in made to sell a plot of land in Parananque, Metro Manila, has been canceled under the impact of the prolonged Covid pandemic.

GGAM sues Bloomberry’s Razon in New York court

A unit of Global Gaming Asset Managers is suing Bloomberry Resorts Chairman Enrique Razon in a New York court, claiming he illegally terminated a management accord for the Solaire Resort & Casino and is hiding assets in the U.S. to avoid payment of an arbitration award. 
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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.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.