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Macau CEO Ho Iat Seng

Macau diversification debate focuses on finance

Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng reaffirmed in his policy address this week that “promoting an adequate economic diversification” remained a key objective for the government of the Special Administrative Region, and that these efforts would continue.
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Ben Lee sees solution for Macau diversification in digital yuan [Podcast]

Ben Lee suggests that Macau might switch over its local economy, including its massive casinos, away from the Pataca or Hong Kong Dollar to the Digital Yuan. He sees this as an “elegant solution” for many of Macau’s economic challenges, and one that still leaves important roles for the junket industry as well.
Macau tourism

Be what you want to be – Macau 2021 and beyond

Before delving into the much-discussed path of Macau’s diversification efforts and challenges in the past 20 years, and future outlook, let me take a step back. During Covid-19 there are 3 lines of concurrent thought for a ‘strategic’ tourism recovery, that is, one that better positions the city for greater sustainable development in the medium to longer term – one aim being a diversified tourism portfolio. 
Re-imagining Macau for a diversified future

Re-imagining Macau for a diversified future

This pandemic has changed the lives of many Macanese and millions of others globally. In this part of the world, we have moved from controlling its proliferation to managing a potential deep economic fallout as a result of it. 
Suncity wins three investor relations awards

Suncity wins three investor relations awards

Suncity Group Holdings has been given three investor relations awards from the Hong Kong Investor Relations Association.
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Macau concessionaires safe – or are they?

The question of the fast-looming deadline for expiry for Macau’s gaming concessions was given a thorough airing by a panel of experts Thursday night, with the majority coming down in favour of the government deciding to maintain the status quo and number of operators.

Jade eyes growth and diversification during Covid

In battling the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, Jade is adjusting to the new normal because failing to respond fast could result in great losses.

Xi Jinping arrives in Macau

China President Xi Jinping arrived in Macau on Wednesday, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its handover to China. According to local media, security has...

Suncity works with Chengdu to promote food culture

Suncity Group said its working with the Chinese province of Chengdu to help promote the region’s food culture.

Diversification to “future proof” Melco: MS

Melco Resorts & Entertainment’s diversification away from its home base of Macau will help to “future proof” the company and help its EBITDA to outperform peers, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley.

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.