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Entain CEO quits to join sports streaming company

Entain plc, formerly known as GVC Holdings PLC, said its CEO Shay Segev has given notice of his intention to leave the company to become Co-CEO of DAZN, a privately owned global sports streaming platform. Entain is the subject of an $11 billion bid from MGM Resorts.

Regulator orders IPI to maintain 3 months working capital

The Commonwealth Casino Commission has adopted an order requiring Imperial Pacific to maintain enough working capital to pay three months of wages in a bank either in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands or U.S. bank, local media reports.

Success Dragon reshuffles its leadership team

This week Ding Lei, who has served as Success Dragon’s chairman of the board and CEO since last September, has been joined in the...

Walter Power becomes CEO of Ho Tram Project

Walter Power has resigned his position as a non-executive director of South Shore Holdings in order to take up a new post as CEO...

MGM announces early retirement of CEO

MGM China has announced its CEO Grant Bowie will retire with effect from May 31, which was earlier than analysts had been expecting.

MGM’s Murren to be replaced by Bill Hornbuckle, Paul Salem

MGM Resorts International has announced the appointment Bill Hornbuckle, previously COO and president, as acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President, replacing outgoing Chairman...

Novomatic CEO Harald Neumann resigns

After six years in the post, Harald Neumann resigned as CEO of Austrian gaming supplier Novomatic, citing unspecified family reasons. The resignation was effective...

Jim Murren to step down as chairman, CEO of MGM Resorts

MGM Resorts chairman and chief executive officer Jim Murren on Wednesday announced he will be stepping down from his position prior to the expiration...

Crown Resorts shake up management team

Australia-listed Crown Resorts has announced a new governance structure that will see a non-executive chairman at the helm of the company, as well as...

Matt Maddox receives contract extension through 2022

Wynn Resorts board of directors has announced the extension of chief executive officer Matt Maddox’s contract through 2022. "Matt Maddox successfully navigated the Company through...
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.