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Pagcor to become purely regulatory; Chair faces graft charges

  The Philippine market regulator faces major changes to its role if a new bill is passed by parliament, while the chair of the organization...

Former PCSO executives charged with graft

Former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) chairman Erineo "Ayong" Maliksi and 10 others have been charged with graft and breach of ethical conduct in...

Former Pagcor chairman face plunder and graft charges

Former Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) chairman Cristino Naguiat and nine other former officials are facing plunder and graft charges for allegedly entering...

Former PSCO executives to face anti-graft probe

The Anti-Trapo Movement of the Philippines has called for the government prosecutor to indict former officials of the Philippine Charity and Sweepstakes Office over...

Former Pagcor chairman posts bail

Former Pagcor chairman Efraim Genuino has posted P90,000 (US$1,952) bail at the Sandiganbayan, where he is facing three graft charges over the alleged misuse...

Graft charges filed against former Pagcor executives

The Office of the Ombudsman has filed graft charges against former Pagcor chairman Efraim Genuino and several others, local media reports. The graft charges is...

Chinese police bust major underground banking network

Chinese police have busted an underground banking network that handled $4.5 billion worth of illegal transactions at Agricultural Bank of China Ltd alone, Reuters...
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.