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Crown public hearing on hold as key witness unavailable

A public hearing into the alleged corrupt practices by Crown Resorts to bring Chinese high rollers through their doors has been put on hold...

Education Ministry secretary denies links to online gaming

Cambodia’s Education Ministry secretary of state, Sar Sokha has denied allegations of backing illegal gaming operators, local media reports. Mr. Sokha on Monday said that...

VIC gaming minister orders review into Crown allegations

A new review into Crown Resorts’ business practices will be wrapped up by the Victorian gambling regulator within the next few weeks, local media...

Alvin Chau denies online gaming allegations

Suncity chief executive Alvin Chau has personally denied allegations that the company has been operating an online gambling platform with a focus on mainland...

Okada was ousted on suspicion, not evidence, says son

Tomohiro Okada, the son of casino mogul Kazuo Okada, has admitted that he had played a part in the removal of his father from...

Magazine accuses Caesars of making “illegal donations” to politicians

Japan’s largest weekly news magazine by circulation, Shukan Bunshun, has published an article accusing Caesars Entertainment of engaging in a practice which they contend...

Wynn Macau highlights risks from founder’s departure

In a management analysis and discussion in its annual report, Wynn Macau highlighted the potential risks the company may face from the February resignation...

Woolworths pubs accused of recording customer gambling habits

Australian pub operator, ALH Group have been hit with startling new allegations, which accuses staff across its venues of recording gambling and drinking habits...

Balutan allegedly offered bribe for STL operation in 2016

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) general manager Alexander Balutan claims he was offered a bribe in September 2016 to hand over full control of...

Fourth whistleblower comes forward on Crown tampering case

A new whistleblower in the Crown pokies tampering case has come forward, alleging that the casino operator instructed staff to remove certain gambling options...
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...
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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.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

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.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.