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Macau border opening likely pushed to July: Bernstein

Restrictions on border crossings into Macau will not likely be lifted by the end of June, according to analysts from Bernstein Research.  While there has...

Nepal government relaxes border casino restrictions

The Nepalese government has relaxed the minimum distance requirement for setting up casinos near international borders, local media reports.  In a cabinet meeting on June...
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Cash declaration measures go live in November

New regulations requiring visitors to disclose cash holdings of more than MOP120,000 (US$15,000) at entry to Macau are set to be enforced starting November...

Chinese central bank, Macau to boost anti-money laundering measures

China's central bank has made a pact to bolster cross- border anti-money laundering measures with authorities in Macau, Reuters reported. The People's Bank of China...

Acquisition of Star Vegas Resort in Cambodia on track

Donaco International announced that the acquisition of the Star Vegas Resort and Club in Poipet, Cambodia, is on track for completion on 1 July,...

Donaco to issue new shares to raise $132M for Poipet casino

Donaco International said it will issue new shares to raise $132 million to part-fund the company’s recently announced acquisition of a Cambodian casino. The company...

Vietnam raises concerns over Cambodia’s casino lure to nationals

Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security has raised concerns over the numbers of Vietnamese nationals crossing into Cambodia to gamble amid fears over indebtedness and...

Getting through to the other side

We enter a week, and the final month of the year, with a global economy tipping wildly between extremes of optimism and pessimism.
Solid Gaming

Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

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 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.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
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South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

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SBC Awards 2020

Sigma Malta Show

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Sigma Malta Show

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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.
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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.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.