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Caesars Korea reaches ten months of stalled construction

Caesars Entertainment’s intentions regarding its IR development in South Korea remains a mystery, fully ten months after construction of the facility has been frozen. While it is apparent that official deadlines will not be met, applications for a business plan change have not even been filed.

Macau casino construction delayed due to virus

A number of casino expansion projects in Macau have been halted or slowed due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, according to Morningstar analyst...

Trading of Suntrust shares halted as listing rules breached

Shares of Suntrust Home Developers Inc. are to remain suspended from trading by the Philippine Stock Exchange after it was found that its deal...

Citizens groups oppose Yumeshima development

About twenty local citizens groups have come together as “The Roundtable Conference by Citizens Concerned about Changing Town Planning of Yumeshima Island” to call...

Melco’s Studio City to stop VIP gaming from 2020

Melco Resorts & Entertainment’s Studio City IR in Macau plans to stop VIP rolling chip operations from January 15, 2020, reflecting its second switch on high rollers since opening in 2015.

Okada asks PSE to block listing of Tiger Resort

Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada has asked the Philippine Stock Exchange to block a planned backdoor listing of Tiger Resort Asia, which owns and operates the $2.4 billion Okada Manila.

Novomatic puts float plans on hold

Gaming supplier Novomatic says it has halted its plans for an initial public offering over regulatory uncertainty in Germany, one of its most important...

Fatal accident halts construction at Grand Lisboa Palace

The Macau government has ordered the temporary suspension of work at the construction site of the Grand Lisboa Palace in Cotai from Friday afternoon...

Pagcor halts online licenses

Gaming regulator Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) says it is temporarily halting the processing of all online gambling license applications, following President Duterte’s...
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.