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Bloomberry Foundation, PAGCOR complete quarantine facilities

Bloomberry Foundation, PAGCOR complete quarantine facilities

Bloomberry Foundation and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp said they have completed the capital region’s largest quarantine facility for Covid-19 patients.

Aristocrat prices new US$500 million loan facility

Australia-listed Aristocrat Leisure on Monday announced the pricing of a new US$500 million term loan, with the aim of strengthening the group’s liquidity and...

HOIANA secures US$34 million loan

Hong Kong-listed Suncity Group has announced that the company behind HOIANA Integrated Resort has been advanced a new loan of around US$34 million to...

NSW launches funding scheme for responsible gambling research

The NSW Office of Responsible Gambling has launched a new funding scheme to increase the capability and capacity of gambling research in the country.  Funded...

Genting raises $453.9m in Dream Cruise stake sale

Genting Hong Kong said it has raised $453.9 million through the sale of a stake in its Dream Cruises unit to help fund the expansion of its cruise business.

Razer pledges $10m to boost Singapore esports

Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan has said his company will provide $10 million to help boost esports in Singapore.
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Genting HK agrees to sell 35 percent of Dream Cruises

Genting Hong Kong said it has agreed to sell as much as 35 percent of its Dream Cruises unit, making a gain of about $470 million to reduce debt and strengthen its balance sheet.

Fantasy cricket start-up receives $4 mln in funding

Delhi-based online fantasy gaming platform BalleBaazi has successfully raised $4 million in Series A funding round from two private equity funds based out of...

New Zealand updates national strategy to tackle gambling harm

The New Zealand government has promised NZ$60 million (US$40.4 million) in funding over the next three years aimed at tackling problem gambling, particularly in...

NSW to fund responsible gambling initiatives with A$1.3 million funding

The NSW Office of Responsible Gambling has announced its financial support of several responsible gaming initiatives in the state, with funding to total around...
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.