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Pachinko and racing industries banned from Japanese IRs

A paragraph on page 10 of the 46-page draft of the IR Basic Plan answers one of the pending questions that has lingered in...

Junket workers not included in casino entry ban

A bill barring gaming workers from entering casinos in their off-hours will not include workers hired by junket operators, according to the Legislative Assembly...

Former Goa CM demands casino entry hike, tourism plan underway

A former chief minister of Goa, Churchill Alemao, has demanded that the casino entry fees for Goans be hiked in order to protect youths,...

Privacy an important issue when policing casino worker entry ban

Privacy will be a significant hurdle to overcome for operators in enforcing the new casino worker entry ban, says MGM CEO Grant Bowie, TDM...

Public officials excluded from casino gambling

It has been revealed that the IR Implementation Bill will also include a provision to forbid certain public officials from engaging in casino gambling. This...

Casino entry capped at three times per week

According to a report widely broadcast in the national media on Wednesday evening, the government was gravitating toward a plan that would allow Japanese...

TGG to enter SE-Asia gaming market

The Takara Gaming Group (TGG) has announced it is entering the Southeast Asia gaming market with two casino groups in Cambodia - Golden Crown...

Singapore casino entry levy declines 7.6 pct

Casino entry levies paid by Singaporeans and permanent residents have fallen to their lowest levels since 2010, according to an annual report released by...

Yggdrasil enters Danish market with Jackpotjoy Group deal

Yggdrasil Gaming has made its first move into the Danish market with an agreement to provide its games and award-winning promotional tools to Jackpotjoy...

Amaya on target for year-end India launch

Online gambling company Amaya Group has reiterated its intentions of entering the Indian market by the end of the year. Eric Hollreiser, vice president of...
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...
life after pogos

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.