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Macau SLOT sees 30% profit drop in 2019

Macau SLOT reported a 30 percent drop in profit for 2019 to MOP154.8 million ($19.3 million), according to Macau Business.

Macau GGR could decline well over 40% in 2020: Bernstein

Macau gross gaming revenue could decline “well-over” 40 percent in a slow recovery environment, said Bernstein analyst Vitaly Umansky in a webinar on Tuesday. The...

MGTO expects tourism growth to decline in 2020

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) on Wednesday said it expects visitor arrivals to Macau to drop by around 3 percent this year. MGTO director...

Sega Sammy April-Sept. sales fall 3.2 percent

Sega Sammy Holdings says net sales in the April-September 2019 period fell 3.2 percent to JPY166 billion (about $1.5 billion).

Trade war causes slump in Chinese outbound travel

Southeast Asia’s tourism hotspots are feeling the effects of the U.S.-China trade war, which has caused a slump in tourism arrivals and spending, Bloomberg...
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Macau GGR falls 8.6% in August

Macau August GGR missed expectations, falling 8.6 percent year-on-year to MOP24.3 billion, according to data from the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau.  Analysts earlier said...

Junkets don’t want to come here: Brown

Significantly reduced VIP gaming revenue caused Imperial Pacific International to swing to a loss of HK$1.9 billion (US$239.6 million) in the first six months...

LRWC dragged by lower VIP turnover, expenses

Higher operating expenses and a significant decline in income from its junket operations saw Leisure and Resorts World swing to a net loss of...

Star Entertainment profit hit by fall in VIP spending

Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group posted an 8.4 percent annual drop in profit, amid a fall in VIP gaming revenue.  On Friday, the group...

Landing expects net loss for six months to June 30

Landing International has informed its shareholders that it expects to record a net loss for the six months ended June 30, due in part...
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.