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IPI faces yet another lawsuit

Imperial Pacific International is facing yet another lawsuit from a contractor claiming unpaid bills, this time from Winzy Corp, which is claiming $162,925.
Another plaintiff stakes claim to IPI funds

Another plaintiff stakes claim to IPI funds

Another plaintiff is asking the court to enforce a settlement awarded against Imperial Pacific International, saying it has violated the terms of an initial agreement.
Tax Office to trump Pacific Rim in IPI spoils

Tax Office to trump Pacific Rim in IPI spoils

A $9.4 million claim by the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands’ tax department should come before the claims of former contractor Pacific Rim Development in a legal dispute, local media reports the Office of the Attorney General as saying.

Contractor presses case for seizure of IPI assets

A key contractor in a legal dispute with Imperial Pacific International has again asked the federal court to order the U.S. Marshals Service to seize some of the company’s assets.

IPI seeks accord on account to continue works

Imperial Pacific International is seeking permission to form a restricted account, instead of posting a bond, that will allow it to maintain cash flow to pay employees on time, according to local media reports.

Former IPI contractor wins second writ of execution

Pacific Rim, a former contractor to Imperial Pacific International, has won a second writ of execution enforcing awards made in its favour against the casino operator, local media reports.

Cambodia union calls on operators to pay wages

A Cambodian trade union has called on casino operators in the country to pay up the last month’s wages and to maintain 50 percent of salaries during the closure of casinos, local media reports.
Solaire, Manila

Bloomberry to appeal $296.1m court ruling

Bloomberry Resorts said it will appeal a Singapore court ruling ordering it to pay $296.1 million to the Philippine unit of U.S.-based Global Gaming Asset Management in a long-running dispute over the termination of a management services agreement.

Kazuo Okada US$1 billion appeal against Wynn Macau dismissed

A Macau appeals court has upheld a ruling that sees Wynn Macau acquitted of a MOP8.2 billion (US$1 billion) compensation claim made by Japanese...
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Sands may have paid $96m to settle Macau dispute: report

Las Vegas Sands may have paid $96 million to settle a long-running legal case with Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen over his services to the company in Macau, the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.

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

SIGMA Manila

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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.
asia gaming briefings Sep 20

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.