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NZ halts travel bubble with Victoria amidst new cases

New Zealand said it has halted a travel bubble with the Australian state of Victoria due to a new cluster of cases. 
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Las Vegas Sands CEO Rob Goldstein reiterates interest in Asia expansion

Las Vegas Sands Corp CEO Rob Goldstein has reiterated his interest in potentially expanding their operations in Asia, other parts of the U.S. and digitally, using the proceeds from their recent Las Vegas property sale.

IPI says raids don’t affect casino ops.

Imperial Pacific International said it assisted in an investigation by enforcement officers on Saipan on Nov. 7, adding the probe does not affect its daily casino operations.

Philippines to fight off Asian competition

The Philippines has been one of the best-performing gaming jurisdictions over the past five years and is expected to continue to outperform, despite rising regional competition, as the country’s operators expand.

Regions present expansion opportunities

The Philippines’ regional casinos may not get the same headline publicity as the bigger resorts in Manila, but the number of properties has been growing and their client base evolving as amenities and infrastructure improves.

Widus signs lease for PHP12b Clark resort

The Widus Group has signed a lease for 450 hectares of land in New Clark City for a PHP12 billion ($234 million) project to develop a luxury mountain resort.

Macau Oct. GGR hit by junket hold: Nomura

Macau’s lower-than-expected gross gambling revenue in October may have been due to low VIP hold at one of the territory’s largest junkets, according to...

Paradise Oct. GGR gains 15.4%

Paradise Co. said gross gambling revenue rose 15.4 percent in October from the same period a year earlier, led by strong growth in gaming machines.

LVS to dominate in Asia for the next five years

Las Vegas Sands and its Sands China unit are likely to dominate the market in Singapore and Macau for the next five years, according to a report from Bernstein.

Sands envisions $10-12b Yokohama investment

Las Vegas Sands executives told an earnings conference call that they are focusing attention on their Yokohama bid, which they envision will involve an investment of $10-12 billion.
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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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.

Regulating the Game 2021

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AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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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.