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Grant Johnson to head CoD Mediterranean

Melco Resorts & Entertainment has promoted Grant Johnson as senior vice president, property general manager, of its City of Dreams Mediterranean project and Cyprus Casinos.

Melco reshuffles ownership of Cyprus IR

Melco Resorts & Entertainment has agreed to buy all of parent company Melco International Development’s holding in the company developing an IR on Cyprus for $375 million in stock.

Melco finalizes Cyprus accord, boosts stake

Melco International Development has sealed its joint venture agreement with CPZ to develop a resort on Cyprus and said it will increase its holding...

First ever Cyprus Gaming Show kicks off in Sep

Eventus International has announced the first ever Cyprus Gaming Show, to be hosted in the Republic of Cyprus on September 12-13, 2017 in Limassol. The...

Melco to add Asian flavor to Cyprus melting pot

Asian operators have been slow to venture into European markets, but that may be about to change, with a consortium made up of Melco International Development and Hard Rock International eyeing a project on the island of Cyprus. The consortium is aiming to bring its own Asian flavor, but how will that go down with the melting pot that constitutes the island's tourism base. 

Melco-Hard Rock temporary casino to open mid-2017

The Melco-Hard Rock consortium may open the doors of its first Cyprus facility as early as mid-2017, local media reports. On Monday, the country’s Minister...

Melco confirmed as sole bidder for Cyprus casino

The Cyprus government has confirmed that a group led by Melco International Development and including Hard Rock International has made a formal bid for...

Nagacorp drops bid for Cyprus casino license

Casino operator NagaCorp Ltd has announced it is no longer pursuing a casino license in the Republic of Cyprus, according to a filing from...

Cyprus to grant three month extension to bids

The Cyprus Government has granted a three-month extension to bids for its casino license to the dismay of the consortium of the Florida Seminoles’...

Cyprus bidders in talks with local property owners

Two of the short-listed bidders for a casino license in Cyprus have begun talks with local property owners in preparation for choosing a location...
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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.