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Primorye government touts progress of casino entertainment district

Deputy Prime Minister of Primorsky Territory Konstantin Shestakov has told the local media that the development of the casino entertainment district in his part of the Russian Far East made major progress in 2020 and is on a very positive trajectory.

Yokohama expected to launch its RFP process shortly

The administration of Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi is expected to announce shortly the start of its RFP process to build a major urban IR at Yamashita Pier, potentially becoming the largest IR development in Japan.
Star-Gold-Coast

Star gives vote of confidence to Gold Coast with new tower

Star Entertainment has given a vote of confidence to the potential of the Gold Coast’s tourism industry, pressing ahead with plans to build a A$400 million “Tower for Tourism” despite the Covid-19 crisis.

Nagasaki eyes January launch for RFP process

The Nagasaki Prefectural Government has published a revised timeline for IR development, including the launch of its RFP process in January.

Primorye seeking more investors for non-gaming entertainment projects

The Primorye Development Corporation is interested in attracting investors who can enter the region with interesting projects. The main objective is to create an attractive infrastructure for tourism and recreation that can complement the existing gambling operations.

First meeting of the Yokohama Innovation IR Council held

Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi held the first meeting of the Yokohama Innovation IR Council with Kanagawa Governor Yuji Kuroiwa and others to discuss the implementation policies needed for IR development.

Road construction for Primorye gaming zone reaches 50% completion

Local authorities have reported that the road construction needed for the Primorye gaming zone has now reached 50 percent of what has been planned to exist at the time of completion.

The Star to make second application for Sydney waterfront development

The Star Entertainment Group is planning a second development application at its waterfront site in the Sydney suburb of Pyrmont, this time for a two-tower, six-star hotel that would cost approximately A$1 billion (US$720 million).
Regions seen as outperformers

Regions seen as outperformers

Regional casinos in the Philippines are likely to resume their outperformance once the global pandemic eases as infrastructure improves and major projects come online.

The Emerald Bay to complete construction in 22Q1

PH Resorts Group Holdings says it expects to complete the construction of the first phase of its Mactan Island integrated resort in the first...

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America. The company is now accelerating its slots expansion campaign in Asia
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.
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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.
Agbriefings February 21

Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.
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.