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Osaka expected to review IR schedule and operator selection in January

It has been reported that the local governments of Osaka plan to conduct a review of the IR development schedule and selection of their consortium partner in January.

MGM invites twenty Japanese firms to join Osaka consortium

MGM Japan has invited about twenty local companies to join the Osaka IR consortium that it jointly leads with the Orix Corporation, according to...

Domestic consortium enters talks to operate Hokkaido airports

A consortium led by Hokkaido Airport Terminal Company, operator of New Chitose Airport’s terminal buildings, has been chosen to enter exclusive talks with the...

IR Local Alliance eager to show the charms of the Kansai region

The anticipated IR bid at Osaka Yumeshima is getting a push not only from the major business organizations in the region, but also by...

Huis Ten Bosch agrees to sell 30 hectares to future IR operator

Nagasaki has made a major step forward in its plans to bid for an IR license by forming a trilateral agreement between the prefecture,...
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Sega Sammy aims for “top share” in Kanto region IR consortium

Sega Sammy Holdings President and COO Haruki Satomi said his firm was aiming for the “top share” in any IR consortium to be built in the Tokyo-Yokohama region.

Sega Sammy aims for main position in IR consortium

Hajime Satomi, president of Sega Sammy Holdings, told a meeting last Monday that his company aimed for a “main position” in a Japan IR...

Foreign ownership limits may hinder Japan returns

Japan is unlikely to allow foreign investors to own 100 percent of an IR, which may hinder potential returns and Tokyo's ability to achieve...

Hard Rock aims for 60 pct stake in Japan IR

Hard Rock Cafe International is aiming to own up to 60 percent in a Japanese casino resort, and will be looking to partner with...

Belle Corp joins consortium to build new airport

Philippine casino investor Belle Corp has joined a consortium developing a new international airport and seaport at Sangley Point, Cavite, local media reports. The investor...
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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.
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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.
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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.